Daily Archives: July 9, 2018

‘Rohingya women inmates subjected to sexual abuse’

European Rohingya Council calls on international community to pressure Myanmar authorities for release of prisoners 10:13 July 09, 2018 File photo Rohingya women prisoners were subjected to violence and sexual abuse in Myanmar’s Buthidaung prison, the European...

Bangladesh, Myanmar ministers sit in Beijing as China starts mediating Rohingya repatriation

Published: 2018-07-09  China believes that starting the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh is the “most urgent” issue right now. Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed during an informal meeting in Beijing that they should try to improve the situation...

UN hides Myanmar deal document from special rapporteur on human rights

Published: 2018-07-09 The UN agencies have hidden the document of the MoU they signed with the Myanmar on the Rohingya return from its special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. At a press briefing...

RAB raids Max Hospital in Chattogram after death of child

Published: 2018-07-09 RAB’s executive magistrate is conducting an inspection of three private hospitals in Chattogram, including Max Hospital, which recently fired two doctors for ‘negligence’ leading to the death of a child. RAB began the raids on...

Monsoon puts Rohingya refugees in harm’s way

Published: 2018-07-09  Rohingyas in refugee camps have become more vulnerable to natural disasters with the onset of the monsoon season. They are at risk of losing their lives in landslides, floods and cyclones. The absence of a proper...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...