Daily Archives: August 6, 2018

The middle of the canal marks the the physical border between Bangladesh and Myanmar [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

‘For how long?’: Displaced Rohingya lament life in no-man’s land

Some 4,600 Rohingya live in a camp at Zero Point, barred from returning to their villages by Myanmar authorities. Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - With a blue and white-checkered lungi tied around his waist, Nur al-Amin...
'Remembering how to be children': Young Rohingya overcome trauma

‘Remembering how to be children’: Young Rohingya overcome trauma

Chid Friendly Spaces offer Rohingya children counseling and life skills training, in respite from their gloomy reality. Kutapalong, Cox's Bazar - Over plastic sheets and woven straw mats on the ground, dozens of children sit...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
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...