Daily Archives: September 15, 2018

How Myanmar’s Move To Democracy Spiralled Into Rohingya Genocide

As the rest of Myanmar becomes more enfranchised, the Rohingya are now more disenfranchised than ever before Charles Lawley UK NGO worker As Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday defended the imprisoning of journalists, who dared to...

UN Report a Blistering Indictment of Myanmar’s Crimes Against Rohingya

Human Rights International News Political Slider Social Justice18 hours ago By Farid Ahmed It is estimated that 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are housed in Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh. Credit: Mojibur Rahaman Rana/IPS At 12, Mohammed*...

New Coast Guard ship to check possible Rohingya influx

ICGS Vijay was commissioned by defence secretary Sanjay Mitra at the Chennai Port. With intelligence inputs suggesting that Rohingyas could enter India via the sea route, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Friday inducted...

Rohingya Crisis – UN Report Reveals Horrific Crimes by Myanmar’s Military

The decades-old plight of the Rohingya Muslims has transformed into one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today. At least 725,000 people have been forcefully driven by the Myanmar military from their...

Malaysia aims to play bigger role within ASEAN to end Rohingya suffering

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) ruling coalition in Malaysia continues to criticize Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s treatment of the Rohingya. And the coalition senior leader Fahmi Fadzil told Arab News...

The Rohingya Crisis in Context

International discussion of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar often lacks a necessary broader historical understanding. The UN Human Rights Council’s Report published August 27, 2018 presented the strongest evidence...

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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
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...