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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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...