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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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...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...