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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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...