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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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...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

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...