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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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...