Daily Archives: October 7, 2018

Muslims not allowed to ‘move freely’

Muslims not allowed to ‘move freely’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out initial assessments in 23 villages and three village tracts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in September to find...
NHRC demands trial of Myanmar army in int’l court

NHRC demands trial of Myanmar army in int’l court

National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh on Saturday asked foreign ministry to play an active role to ensure trial of Myanmar army personnel involved in atrocities on the Rohingyas in international courts. NHRC chairman Kazi...

The Rohingya crisis: The horror that ‘R’ beside women’s names stands for

Sunday presenter Miriama Kamo visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Here she describes some of the horrors she saw there. Rohingya refugee: 'I'm too weak to show anger' 00:42 Refugees at a camp in Bangladesh spoke...
The plea was filed against the decision of the Centre, wherein it had ordered deportation of over 40,000 Rohingya immigrants

SC allows deportation of Rohingya: Prashant Bhushan’s arguments flawed as international laws hold no...

The Supreme Court of India on Thursday rejected the plea to stop the deportation of seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar from Assam. This decision was given by a three-judge bench headed by the new...

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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...