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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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...