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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Rohingya Muslims at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

“I will kill … my entire family if I am forced to leave’: Panic...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world’s largest refugee...
A Rohingya refugee carries a placard that says "We never return" at a protest against an earlier disputed repatriation programme at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. (AFP)

Myanmar and Bangladesh to try repatriation again with 3,454 Rohingya

Myanmar authorities will accept up to 300 people a day in two camps for displaced people. The first attempt at voluntary refugee repatriation failed...
Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...
Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Nearly two years after the start of the massive Rohingya influx, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Policy Research Institute of...