Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

‘Suspicious Wording’ of Verification Form Rattles Rohingya Refugees as Delhi Police, Myanmar Debate Its...

The form starts with ‘1. Amme Myanmar Bengali’ and ‘2. Akrin Ame Myanmar Bengali’. Loosely translated, this means those filling the forms are prefixing their ‘name’ and ‘other name’ with the declaration that ‘I...

Despite Myanmar’s Crimes Against Rohingya Minority, UN Report Raises Troubling Questions

Rohingya refugees shout slogans as they take part in a protest at the Kutupalong refugee camp to mark the one year anniversary of their exodus in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh August 25, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Mohammad...

Rohingya under scanner, again

Law-enforcement authorities in Mewat have been put on alert following Intelligence inputs of the possibility of terror outfits trying to make contact with Rohingya settlers. Sources said security agencies had been asked to keep a...

Creating a place of peace for Rohingya survivors in Bangladesh

Prodjut Roy, 29, is a mental health supervisor with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Since June, he has worked in the primary health center (PHC) in the Nayapara refugee camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh,...

The Foundation is standing alongside the Rohingya people with Médecins Sans Frontières

In Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have crossed the border from Myanmar, The Veolia Foundation is supporting MSF by supplying water to Kutupalong-Balukhali refugee camp. The Rohingya, who are Muslims, are denied...
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Rohingya mother remembers her rapists every time she holds her baby

It’s a horrific byproduct of the Rohingya flight to Bangladesh: babies who are the product of rape, born to refugees who were assaulted by the Myanmar military. Compounding the trauma, their community views the...

Education Means Brighter Future for Refugee Rohingya Woman

Rahima Akter is a 19-year-old ethnic Rohingya who lives in a refugee camp in southern Bangladesh. Many other Rohingya women her age have children. But Aktar has other plans right now. She says her...

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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...