Daily Archives: July 13, 2018

irst lady Emine Erdogan (C) chats with French counterpart Brigette Macron at the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, near Brussels, on July 12, 2018, on the sidelines of the NATO summit. (AA Photo)

Emine Erdoğan explains Rohingya plight to NATO first spouses

Erdoğan arrives to NATO summit in Brussels, seen chatting with Trump First lady Emine Erdoğan explained the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims to her counterparts in a meeting between first spouses during the NATO Summit...
UN chief pens op-ed ripping world for Rohingya plight

UN chief pens op-ed ripping world for Rohingya plight

Antonio Guterres writes 'nothing could have prepared' him for the 'bone-chilling' accounts he heard from Rohingya refugees UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres lashed out at the international community over the ongoing tragedies befalling Myanmar's minority...

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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...