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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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...