Daily Archives: October 29, 2018

Myanmar takes 8 months to clear 4,600 Rohingyas for return

A meeting of Joint Working Group in Dhaka will be held on Tuesday to assess preparations for starting repatriation of the Rohingyas as the military-controlled government...

Sheikha Fatima Humanitarian Campaign Eases Suffering of Rohingya Refugees

COX’S BAZAR, October 29th, 2018 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign has succeeded in attracting young doctors, enabling them to alleviate the suffering of Rohingya refugees by providing...

The never-ending Rohingya genocide

Dr. Azeem Ibrahim The genocide against the (remaining) Rohingya in Myanmar is “ongoing” and the government has no interest in establishing a fully functional democracy. That was the conclusion of the most recent report published...

Bangladesh, Myanmar to hold Rohingya repatriation talks Tuesday

UNB NEWS PUBLISH DATE - OCTOBER 29, 2018, 01:52 AM UNB NEWS - UNB NEWS 427 VIEWS Bangladesh, Myanmar to hold Rohingya repatriation talks Tuesday File Photo. Dhaka, Oct 29 (UNB) - Bangladesh and...

Trump Should Declare Myanmar’s Rohingya Campaign a Genocide

However, this must not be a standalone action, but the beginning of a tightening of U.S. policy on Myanmar that is reflective of the gravity of this charge. In an August 2018 report on atrocities...

There seems to be no end to the ordeal of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims.

Those who survived last year’s brutal military campaign in that Buddhist-majority country are enduring “ongoing genocide”, according to Marzuki Darusman, the head of a UN fact-finding mission. The estimated 250,000 to 400,000 who have...

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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...