Daily Archives: July 10, 2018

Babies, a daily reminder of Rohingya’s suffering

JULY 1O,2O18 Noor, a Rohingya refugee who is nine months pregnant, was gang-raped by soldiers in Myanmar, at her home in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. NYT PIC By HANNAH BEECH - July 10, 2018 @ 10:37am IN the...

ICRC chief: ‘Long way to go’ until Rohingya refugees can return to Myanmar

July 1O,2O18 Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), spoke to FRANCE 24 from Geneva following a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh. Maurer described the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state...

BURMESE POLICE CONVERTED CHECKPOINTS INTO HARASSMENT POINTS FOR ROHINGYA

 10th July 2018 Buthidaung: Burmese Police jointly with motor police converted road checkpoints into harassment points in various village tracks of Buthidaung Township, reports sufferers on 8th July 2018. On the newly constructed bridge connecting Buthidaung and...

Bangladesh Begins Registering Rohingya Refugees

July 10, 2018  . GENEVA — The government of Bangladesh and the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) are compiling a huge database to identify and register hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled to Cox’s Bazar...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar to try Reuters journalists who reported on massacre

1O July 2018 Two Reuters journalists accused of illegally obtaining information while covering the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar will face trial. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have been charged with breaching the colonial-era...

Atrocities Against Rohingyas: Myanmar must be held accountable

Says Canadian PM's spl envoy to Myanmar; UN spl rapporteur calls for shift in planning for refugees Bob Rae Diplomatic Correspondent,July 10, 2018 Stressing the need for upholding the universal values of human rights, Canadian Special Envoy...

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Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
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Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...