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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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...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

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...