Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Rohingya is not Myanmar’s domestic issue, Malaysia gets the spillover effect: Minister

SINGAPORE: Myanmar could regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem because Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu. He said there were currently more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees...

Repatriation Of Rohingya Refugees: An Aberration On India’s Humanitarian Legacy – Analysis

On October 04, 2018, India handed over seven Rohingya immigrants to the Myanmar authorities at Moreh on the India-Myanmar border. The Supreme Court allowed their deportation on the ground that Myanmar had accepted them...

Special Rohingya hearing at UN Security Council on Oct 25

The sun rises as thousands of Rohingyas refugees who fled from Myanmar a day before wait by the road where they spent the night between refugee camps, near Cox`s Bazar, Bangladesh October 10, 2017....

Rohingya issue goes beyond Myanmar’s borders, minister says

Myanmar may regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem, but Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, says Mohamad Sabu. The defence minister said that there are currently more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees...

“Genocide cards”: Rohingya refugees on why they risked their lives to refuse ID cards

Wary of the past, Rohingya have frustrated the UN’s attempts to provide them with documentation. A demonstration over identity cards at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh in April, 2018 A demonstration over identity cards at...

US official discusses bilateral, Rohingya issues with foreign secretary

They discussed bilateral, regional, and global pressing issues, including the Rohingya situation Visiting US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Alice Wells, had a meeting with Foreign Secretary M Shahidul...

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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,...