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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US Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

Members of the Myanmar military take part in an exercise in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta region in Myanmar in this February 2018 file photo. (Reuters...

Indonesia, Laos Agree to Help Solve Myanmar Crisis

President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith meet in Bogor, West Java, on Thursday (12/10). (Photo courtesy of the Cabinet Secretariat) By...

KOICA President due Jan 20 to discuss dev, Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) - President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Lee Mi-kyung arrives here on January 20 on a four-day visit to...

Bangladesh – Rohingya Response Operation Overview, Annual Overview – 2018

During the course of 2018, The Logistics Sector Service has handled a total of 21,097m3 of cargo for 23 organisations. The Logistics Sector facilitated five...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the ‘hypocrisy’ of their plight More A group of football-loving Rohingya refugees have...