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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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...