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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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...