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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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...