Daily Archives: August 5, 2018

Analysis on Myanmar/Burma: Rebuilding Rakhine State, repatriating the Rohingya SOFREP

Analysis on Myanmar/Burma: Rebuilding Rakhine State, repatriating the Rohingya

As the Myanmar/Burma government has begun to ease on the violence against the Muslim Rohingya — as the mass majority of them have fled into Bangladesh — the spotlight has begun to shift. The...
The Rohingya refugee crisis: a sombre state of affairs

The Rohingya refugee crisis: a sombre state of affairs

As recently as May 2018 there were more than 915,000 displaced Rohingya refugees recorded to be living in the densely populated Cox’s Bazar refugee camp in Bangladesh. The refugees had fled from unspeakable acts...
The ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar last year forced 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. (REUTERS Photo)

UN Security Council to commemorate anniversary of Myanmar’s Rohingya crackdown

British Ambassador Karen Pierce said Britain wants the meeting to focus on gaining "unconditional access" to Myanmar for the UN refugee and development agencies to work with the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments for making...

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UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...
China denies offering cash to lure Rohingya to Myanmar

China denies offering cash to lure Rohingya to Myanmar

Rohingya refugee children play football at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain By SM Najmus Sakib I...

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...