Monthly Archives: July 2018

New Report Details How Myanmar Military Systematically Planned the Rohingya Genocide

New Report Details How Myanmar Military Systematically Planned the Rohingya Genocide

A woman walks among debris after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine State near Sittwe, Myanmar, on May 3, 2016. An extensive new report based on...
Detecting and deporting of Rohingyas

Detecting and deporting of Rohingyas

It is no longer shrouded in mystery as to how Rohingyas hailing from distant Mymnar for whatever reasons back home, should leave their country and be straightaway helped to illegally settle in Jammu ,...
Facing the Future: Voices From the Rohingya Refugee Camps

Facing the Future: Voices From the Rohingya Refugee Camps

Rohingya refugees are weighing an impossible choice: wait in limbo or risk violence in the hope of a better future. COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH — “If I get the chance, I’ll go back to Burma,” said...
Rohingya Refugees Reject Bangladesh Plan to Move to Remote Island

Rohingya Refugees Reject Bangladesh Plan to Move to Remote Island

Rohingya refugees say they will not accept a plan proposed by Bangladesh to relocate to a remote island, for fear it is unsafe. 'We will not find a way to move to a safer place...
UN urges Myanmar to create conditions for Rohingya return

UN urges Myanmar to create conditions for Rohingya return

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged Myanmar's government on Monday to step up efforts to create conditions that will allow Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent crackdown to safely return to...
Kobsak Chutikul’s departure from a committee helping address the crisis further dims hopes

Another blow for Surakiart’s Rohingya panelopinion

el on which the Myanmar government is counting to guide the country to peace and stability has suffered another major setback with the resignation of member Kobsak Chutikul, a retired Thai diplomat. Aung San...
Myanmar Forces Made ‘Extensive And Systematic’ Plans For Attacks on Rohingya: Fortify Rights

Myanmar Forces Made ‘Extensive And Systematic’ Plans For Attacks on Rohingya: Fortify Rights

A Myanmar border guard policeman patrols an area near the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh in Maungdaw township, western Myanmar's Rakhine state, June 29, 2018. Myanmar authorities made “extensive and systematic” plans for attacks on...

Supreme Court seeks government’s stance on deporting Rohingya Muslim refugees

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought to know the stand of the government on a petition challenging its decision to deport illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants back to Myanmar. The matter came up before a...

UN urges greater global assistance to Rohingya refugees

  UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations on Tuesday called for greater international assistance not only to the Rohingya refugees but also for their host communities in South and Southeast Asia, particularly neighboring Bangladesh. In a...

Rohingya about to become the wretched of the earth: UN migration chief

The United Nations’ migration chief says the world “must rally” in support of the almost one million Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled state-sponsored violence in Myanmar and taken refuge in Bangladesh. William Lacy Swing,...

Rohingya face triple threat: UN migration agency

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are facing a triple threat of extreme weather, funding shortfalls and uncertainty about their future. Head of the UN Migration...

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched And Blamed

Myanmar's killing campaigns are now impossible to hide, and no clumsy government attempts at cover-up will conceal the facts, writes Ramzy Baroud. "In my four years as high commissioner, I have heard many preposterous claims....

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Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...
Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Nearly two years after the start of the massive Rohingya influx, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Policy Research Institute of...
People look at an unexploded rocket in Mrauk U Township in Rakhine State in March 2019. (AFP)

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine State

  YANGON — A Plan International aid worker was shot by Myanmar security forces in Rakhine State, the army said Tuesday, the first time an...
A Myanmar delegation held repatriation talks during the weekend with Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar region.

Rohingya want recognition, citizenship, security before returning to Myanmar

  Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognised as an ethnic group with citizenship in their home country, leaders...