Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

Australia sanctions five officers in Myanmar military over atrocities against Rohingya

Australia announced it would freeze the assets of officers including a lieutenant general who commanded a special operations group Around 700,000 Rohingya have been driven from their homes in Rakhine state, in southwest Myanmar, since...

Indian FS holds talks with Suu Kyi over Rohingya issue

New Delhi: Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale on Sunday discussed the Rohingya issue with State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi. Matters relating to the infrastructural development in Rakhine state to facilitate the...

Wells: US to continue call on Myanmar for safe return of Rohingyas

File photo of Rohingya children at a Rohingya camp Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune According to Wells, during her meeting with Bangladesh officials, she insisted on an election that can be transparent, free and contested US...

Bangladesh faces Catch-22 over Rohingyas

Few believe a safe return of Rohingyas to Myanmar will happen any time soon, prompting calls for their resettlement in Bangladesh. (Photo by Mitsuru Obe) Repatriation puts refugees at risk; letting them stay brings backlash...

Rohingya refugees to be repatriated next year, says Saifuddin

Efforts to help the community return to their homeland were initiated by the Asean Foreign Ministers’ Special Taskforce. (Bernama pic) KUANTAN: The repatriation of the Rohingya community to Rakhine, Myanmar, is likely to be implemented...

Stowe School sends pupils to see Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh to ‘open their...

The elite Stowe School has taken a group of sixth-form students to visit Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh on a trip it hopes will make them more aware of their privilege. “We wanted to...

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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...