Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Is the United Nations Failing the Rohingya?

In the final part of our three-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold reveals leaked internal UN documents that suggest an effort to keep concerns about the Rohingya quiet. In recent years, democratic reforms have...

“Genocide Cards”: Rohingya Refugees on Why They Risked Their Lives to Refuse IDs

Rohingya refugees receive new ID cards from a soldier at the entrance to the Bangladeshi government registration office at the Kutupalong refugee camp near Ukhia on September 22, 2017. Labor Has a Role in Defending...

Bulldozing the past: Myanmar erasing evidence on Rohingya

This undated photo, provided on the website of The Guardian, shows construction equipment on the outskirts of Inn Din Village in Rakhine State, Myanmar, where signs of Rohingya villages have been burned or plowed...

Rohingya Returns to Myanmar Must Not Be Rushed or Premature: UNHCR

Rohingya refugee girl reacts to the camera as they apply Thanaka paste in the Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainREUTERS GENEVA (REUTERS) - THE United Nations refugee agency said...

Rohingyas to be repatriated despite UN genocide warning

Bangladesh and Myanmar to start returning refugees days after warning of continuing genocide against Muslims Rohingya children at a refugee camp in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Rohingya children at a refugee camp in Ukhia,...

India Fully Supports Bangladesh over Rohingya Crisis

History testifies that whenever time gets tougher for Bangladesh, India extends its helping hands to get its best neighbour through the hardship. India has made its name put down in golden letters in the...

The Rohingya Crisis: Past, Present, Future and International (Re)Action

A panel discussion on Monday 12 November 2018, 14:00-16:00 in Building D, Room D2.01 on the VUB’s Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus The Rohingya are one of several ethnic minorities in Myanmar. They represent the...

Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka, Naypyidaw to hold talks today

Temporary shelters cover a hill at Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. File Photo: Reuters Unb, Dhaka Bangladesh and Myanmar will hold their third Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting on the repatriation of Rohingyas today. The...

REVEALED: Hundreds of Rohingya imprisoned ‘indefinitely’ in Saudi Arabia

Detainees describe Rohingya developing mental health conditions due to their prolonged detention Dozens of children are among Rohingya detainees forced to live indefinitely inside Shumaisi detention centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (Supplied) Hundreds of Rohingya men,...

Fear of Deportation Drives Some Rohingya Refugees from India

Hindu nationalist groups put up this billboard in north Indian city of Jammu last year threatening the local Rohingya refugees to leave the region. India's recent deportation of seven Rohingya men to Myanmar has triggered...

‘No one wants the terrorists back’: signs of Rohingya erased in Rakhine state’

In Myanmar, the government is destroying Rohingya villages and the physical evidence of the killings that took place there Construction equipment on the outskirts of Inn Din village in Rakhine state, Myanmar, where signs...

Myanmar takes 8 months to clear 4,600 Rohingyas for return

A meeting of Joint Working Group in Dhaka will be held on Tuesday to assess preparations for starting repatriation of the Rohingyas as the military-controlled government...

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Fire at Rohingya camp

Fire at Rohingya camp in Ukhia

24 April, 2019 Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya camp was hit by a fire. This happened on (today) Wednesday afternoon. Three units of fire service are...
ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

NAYPYITAW—The Arakan National Party (ANP) on Monday proposed abolishing the National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) at a meeting of the joint committee to draft...
FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On...
Malaysia's government has set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe the Wang Kelian deaths [File: Damir Sagolj/Reuters]

Rohingya trapped inside a ‘genocide zone’

Declaring Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terror group won't impact them much Rohingya Muslims trapped in no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh are sitting ducks...
Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard Thursday police found one of the sites...