Daily Archives: October 25, 2018

MFA rebuts reports of special Asean task force on Rohingya

More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine state for Bangladesh since a crackdown on the minority began in August last year. Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has rebutted reports that an "Asean...

UN Official Urges Justice for Myanmar’s Rohingya

FILE - Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, attends a news conference on the publication of a final written report at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Aug....

Rohingya refugees in Malaysia fear persecution if repatriated

Rohingya refugees who spoke to Arab News anonymously fear that their lives will be at stake if the Malaysian Government decided to send them back to Myanmar KUALA LUMPUR: Rohingyas in Malaysia fear that...

China fails to stop U.N. Security Council Myanmar briefing

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China, backed by Russia, failed on Wednesday to stop a United Nations Security Council briefing by the chair of a U.N. inquiry that accused Myanmar’s military of genocide against Rohingya...

Rohingya genocide is still going on, says top UN investigator

Head of fact-finding mission says Myanmar’s leaders are denying abuse of Muslim group A Myanmar border guard police officer on duty at a makeshift Rohingya refugee camp in the ‘no-man’s land’ between Myanmar and...

Singapore Foreign Ministry spokesman: There’s no ‘special task force’ on Rohingya repatriation

Malaysia's Bernama news agency had reported that an "Asean foreign ministers special taskforce" will be going to Myanmar to discuss the quickest way to help Rohingya refugees return home.PHOTO: ST FILE SINGAPORE - Singapore's Ministry...

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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...
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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...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...