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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Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...