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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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...