Daily Archives: October 10, 2018

Myanmar ‘unwilling’ to probe Rohingya abuse, UN must act: rights envoy

COX'S BAZAR/YANGON: Myanmar is “unable and unwilling” to investigate its abuses against Rohingya Muslims, a UN rights envoy has said, bolstering calls for the country’s generals to be hauled before an international court. A UN...

Rohingya continue to face global neglect

The international community needs to pool up and provide security and opportunities for survival for this long-discriminated community A United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report presented recently recommends that charges of genocide be...

UK announces $22.25m fund for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Children from the Rohingya community play outside their shacks in a camp in New Delhi, India October 4, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Adnan Abidi Star Online Report The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)...

From squalid refugee camp, Rohingya teen plans for higher ed

In this Aug. 27, 2018, photo, Rahima Akter walks through Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh. Rahima is a 19-year-old refugee who dreams of becoming the most educated Rohingya woman in the world. She...

The world decries Myanmar’s Rohingya abuses. Myanmar’s reply: denial, defiance and propaganda.

The charred remains of a mosque here are among the few signs that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya once lived on this land. Military officers, with the help of locals, torched their homes...

Myanmar must back ‘credible’ Rohingya inquiry, Japanese PM tells Suu Kyi

Myanmar leaders agrees need for ‘accurate’ investigation but her government has rejected foreign efforts Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has told Myanmar’s leader that a credible investigation into alleged human rights violations against Rohingya...

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US Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

Members of the Myanmar military take part in an exercise in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta region in Myanmar in this February 2018 file photo. (Reuters...

Indonesia, Laos Agree to Help Solve Myanmar Crisis

President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith meet in Bogor, West Java, on Thursday (12/10). (Photo courtesy of the Cabinet Secretariat) By...

KOICA President due Jan 20 to discuss dev, Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) - President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Lee Mi-kyung arrives here on January 20 on a four-day visit to...

Bangladesh – Rohingya Response Operation Overview, Annual Overview – 2018

During the course of 2018, The Logistics Sector Service has handled a total of 21,097m3 of cargo for 23 organisations. The Logistics Sector facilitated five...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the ‘hypocrisy’ of their plight More A group of football-loving Rohingya refugees have...