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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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...