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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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...