Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

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Rohingya family scattered across four continents

A mother and four of her eight sons talk about their life in Bangladesh after they fled persecution in Myanmar. Her other sons are no longer with her. One is in a...

Rohingya genocide: Surely, now is the time for Australia to act

The article ("Australia must act: Rohingya genocide",The Age, 1/10), documents the clear first-hand evidence, attested to by an experienced Australian criminal investigator, of genocidal acts by members of the Myanmar military against Rohingya Muslims....

Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis update – September 2018

September 2018 update on activities in Cox's Bazar district, Bangladesh, providing care for Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Over 13,000 people have been registered by the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, as new arrivals...

NIA Says Explosive Set Off In Bodh Gaya To Show Solidarity With Rohingya

The explosion was supposed to be carried out when the Dalai Lama and the governor of Bihar were at the Bodh Gaya Buddhist temple premises, NIA said in a release. NIA Says Explosive Set Off...

States asked to identify Rohingya refugees and collect biometric details

Kolkata: The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to do away with the condition of advance payment for deployment of Central armed forces in states, a senior official said. PTI Home Minister Rajnath Singh on...

Bangladesh Delays Plan To Shift Rohingya To Remote Island

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was slated to open the new settlement built to house 100,000 refugees on Bhashan Char on October 3, despite warnings the silty strip was prone to violent weather. Bangladesh Delays...

Sky News wins International Emmy for Rohingya crisis coverage

The broadcaster filmed the first independent evidence from Myanmar's Rakhine State, revealing the plight of Rohingya Muslims. Sky News has won the 2018 International Emmy for News for its coverage of the plight...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...