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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Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...