Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

Turkey supports Bangladesh during Rohingya crisis: Bangladeshi FM

Turkey is supporting us on the Rohingya crisis, said the Bangladeshi foreign minister on Sunday. As part of the "Visit Bangladesh 2018" program, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali met around 50 reporters from Turkey, Canada,...

EU considers textile trade sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

The European Union is considering trade sanctions on Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, potentially stripping the country of tariff-free access to the world’s largest trading bloc, three EU officials...

U.S. Provides $156 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Support the Rohingya Crisis Response...

U.S. PROVIDES $156 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO SUPPORT THE ROHINGYA CRISIS RESPONSE IN BANGLADESH DHAKA, October 8, 2018—During October, 2018 United Nations ministerial-level meeting on Burma, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations...

UK announces broad support for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh

DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Bangladesh welcomes a new contribution of US $22.25 million from the United Kingdom that will help meet the immediate food and nutrition needs of...

World needs to step up support for the Rohingya

What I saw on my first visit to Bangla-desh, as the vice president of the World Bank's South Asia Region, was a human tragedy as far as the eye could see. Lines after...

Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims: Suu Kyi promises ‘transparency’

TOKYO: Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed on Monday to increase transparency over her government’s handling of the Rohingya crisis while pitching for foreign investment in Myanmar ahead of a regional summit in...

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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...