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Daily Archives: October 24, 2018

UN: Conditions in Myanmar do not allow for broad return of Rohingya

An exhausted Rohingya man helps an elderly family member and a child as they arrive at Kutupalong refugee camp after crossing from Burma to the Bangladesh side of the border in September. Burma has...

EU delivers on its pledge to support Rohingyas in Bangladesh

EU delivers on its pledge to support Rohingyas in Bangladesh Rohingya people enter Bangladesh territory through Teknaf bordering area. UNB File Photo Dhaka, Oct 23 (UNB) - The European Union has said it is committed to...

Rohingya crisis: funding shortfall leaves displaced people with no long-range protection plan, warns Christian...

One year on from the Rohingya pledging conference at the UN, new analysis from Christian Aid reveals that less than half of funding requirements have been met, and that the humanitarian response is still...

Government building 1,500 housing units for Rohingya refugees, but only 177 are back

About 500 units have already been completed, 773 are under construction and 250 are awaiting financial coverage. The Indian government will finance 250. Repatriation, which should have started in January 2018, has raised concerns...

Create conditions conducive for our return’: Fear in Hyderabad’s Rohingya camps

The deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims earlier this month has left refugees across Indian cities worried and Hyderabad is no exception. Rohingya refugees living in Hyderabad have appealed to the Indian government to mount pressure...

Rohingya crisis: Australia imposes sanctions on top Myanmar military generals

A man helps an elderly woman and a child along a path. PHOTO: The sanctions came after a UN report accused the military of a systematic campaign targeting civilians. (AP: Bernat Armangue, file photo) RELATED...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...