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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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...