Daily Archives: August 22, 2018

Police escort detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone from his trial in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday. (Ann Wang/Reuters)

How far will Myanmar go to cover up an atrocity?

By Editorial Board August 22 at 7:33 PM A YEAR ago this weekend, Myanmar’s army launched a murderous campaign of ethnic cleansing against the country’s Rohingya minority. Massacres, mass rapes and the torching of scores of...
U Win Khine says the Rohingya refugees are enjoying aid in Bangladesh

Myanmar villagers warn they will leave homes if Rohingya refugees return

  Myanmar says it is ready to repatriate Rohingya Muslims, but one official claims the refugees are enjoying aid in Bangladesh.   Villagers in Myanmar have told Sky News they will leave if Rohingya refugees return to...
Speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi

Speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya refugees would return to Myanmar, appearing to blame Dhaka for the delay. More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Buddhist-majority...

Latest News

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...