Daily Archives: October 3, 2018

Myanmar rights commission urges quick repatriation of Rohingyas

Rohingyas from Myanmar wait to be let through by Bangladeshi border guards after crossing the border at Palongkhali of Cox's Bazar on Monday, on October 16, 2017. File Photo: Reuters Star Online Report The Myanmar...

Rohingya Family Being Questioned In Kerala, May Be Sent Back To Camp

The family of five had reached Thiruvananthapuram from a Rohingya camp in Hyderabad by train and left for Vizhinjam by foot. Rohingya Family Being Questioned In Kerala, May Be Sent Back To Camp Police is likely...

Closed circuit: segregation on the Myanmar train to nowhere

More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled violent clashes and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August last year. Photographer Hardy Amo makes the train journey through the scattered camps and villages where...

Myanmar’s neighbours urge accountability for Rohingya violence

ASEAN foreign ministers express concern over 'man-made humanitarian disaster' in Myanmar's Rakhine, and call for probe. Southeast Asian foreign ministers have urged Myanmar to give a full mandate to an inquiry commission to hold accountable...

Suu Kyi to become first person stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her nation's military against the Rohingya...

India Should Support Bangladesh On Rohingya Crisis: UN Secretary General

Antonio Guterres also said that to keep a population in such a "discriminatory situation" is "an invitation for terrorist groups" to exploit the situation. India Should Support Bangladesh On Rohingya Crisis: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres...

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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...