Daily Archives: October 1, 2018

Helping the Rohingya stay healthy

Around 148 midwives have so far delivered 3,200 babies, while also providing emergency services Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s recent speech at the UN has highlighted not only to what extent Bangladesh is taking...

Myanmar: UN Rohingya Report Based On Stories, ‘Not Hard Evidence’

The 440-page report says human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims are the "gravest crimes under international law." Myanmar: UN Rohingya Report Based On Stories, 'Not Hard Evidence' Myanmar says a U.N. report on human rights violations...

Rohingya genocide: Is Canada doing enough to help the targeted Muslim minority?

Watch the moment Canada MPs voted to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship on Thursday. Parliament voted this week in favour of revoking Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s honourary citizenship. The...

Malaysia won’t support Suu Kyi anymore:Says PM Mahathir

Malaysia will no longer support the leadership of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi over her handling of the Rohingya crisis in her country, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday. In an interview...

Letter points at mass movement of Rohingyas to Kerala via trains, RPF put on...

The Rohingyas — a tribe from Myanmar's Rakhine state — are said to be travelling from several northeastern states in groups of small families. The letter sent by the Principal Chief Security Commissioner of...

Call for dignified and safe repatriation of Rohingya

NEW YORK • Myanmar should start repatriating Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh, and it must ensure that they return to a society where there is security, peace, justice and better prospects for everyone, said Singapore's...

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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...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...