Daily Archives: July 18, 2018

‘Rohingya want to return to Myanmar as citizens’

 Jul 18, 2018 Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees have told a UN envoy who visited their camp in Bangladesh this week that they will return home if it is safe and if they are granted citizenship rights,...

MYANMAR POLICE FOCUSED INTERROGATION ON ROHINGYA STORY: REUTERS JOURNALIST

The killings took place during a military crackdown that United Nations agencies say led to more than 700,000 Rohingya fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh last year Reuters YANGON – A Reuters reporter on trial in Myanmar said...

The world ‘must rally’ to support one million Rohingya refugees, UN Migration chief says

 18 Jul 2018 New York, July 18 (IBNS): A failure to remain focused on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh “would have tragic outcomes” for the nearly one million children, women and men living in...

Reuters reporter says he was hooded, deprived of sleep

  YANGON — Two Reuters journalists were hooded and deprived of sleep after they were arrested while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, one of them told a court on Tuesday. Ko Wa Lone, 32, and Ko...

Dhaka for ending impunity, highlights plight of Rohingyas in ICC

18 July, 2018 Bangladesh has reiterated its support to the Rome Statute and the International Criminal Court to put an end to the impunity, bring the perpetrators of the world’s most heinous crimes to justice...

Myanmar: Farmers Seek Return of Seized Land

(Yangon) – The government of Myanmar should promptly provide redress for past illegal confiscations of land, Human Rights Watch said in a reportreleased today. The government should also enact laws and regulations to safeguard the rights of...

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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,...