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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
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...