Daily Archives: September 4, 2018

Bangladesh, Myanmar show maturity by not raising Rohingya issue at BIMSTEC summit: Official

Bangladesh, Myanmar show maturity by not raising Rohingya issue at BIMSTEC summit: Official

  The secretary general of the BIMSTEC has said member states, including Bangladesh and Myanmar, have shown their “diplomatic maturity” by not raising the Rohingya issue at the just-concluded Summit in Kathmandu. Nobody denies the crisis...
A combination of screenshots shows (top) an image taken from the Pulitzer Prize website depicting the migration of Rwandan Hutu refugees in 1996 following violence in Rwanda. The same image (bottom) appears in the Myanmar army's recently published book on the Rohingya, converted to black-and-white, describing the people as Bengalis entering the country following the British colonial occupation of lower Myanmar. Top: Martha Rial/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/The Pulitzer Prizes Bottom: Myanmar Politics and the Tatmadaw: Part 1/via REUTERS

Myanmar army apologizes for mistaken photos in book on Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) - The Myanmar military issued a rare apology on Monday, acknowledging that two photographs it published in a book on the crisis over the Rohingya Muslim minority were “published incorrectly”. Reuters published an...
No safe return for Rohingya refugees

No safe return for Rohingya refugees

This is the first of a series of three articles on the Rohingya crisis, with subsequent articles by Nicholas Farrelly and Andrew Selth to discuss the situation in Bangladesh and the potential danger from...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
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,...