Daily Archives: September 26, 2018

Rohingya refugee thanks Canada ‘from the bottom of our hearts’ after genocide motion

Rohingya refugee Mohammed Islam in Bangladesh thanks Canada for passing a motion declaring the Myanmar military's crackdown against the Muslim minority a genocide. (CBC News) 123 comments A Rohingya refugee living in an overcrowded camp in...

Humanitarian media counter Rohingya refugee rumours

A Rohingya refugee receives an oral cholera vaccine from a Bangladeshi volunteer at the Thankhali refugee camp in Ukhia district, on Oct 10, 2017.PHOTO: AFP PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - As aid workers rushed to vaccinate...

U.S. Won’t Label Atrocities Against Rohingya ‘Genocide’

A Myanmarese soldier guards an area at the Sittwe airport in Rakhine state last week. U.N. investigators last month released a damning and meticulous report detailing why six Myanmar generals should be prosecuted for...

Exclusive: Myanmar’s delaying tactics blocking Rohingya return – Bangladesh PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s leader accused neighboring Myanmar of finding new excuses to delay the return of more than 700,000 Rohingya who were forced across the border over the past year, and said...

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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...