Daily Archives: October 31, 2018

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Is the United Nations Failing the Rohingya?

In the final part of our three-part series, VICE News correspondent Danny Gold reveals leaked internal UN documents that suggest an effort to keep concerns about the Rohingya quiet. In recent years, democratic reforms have...

“Genocide Cards”: Rohingya Refugees on Why They Risked Their Lives to Refuse IDs

Rohingya refugees receive new ID cards from a soldier at the entrance to the Bangladeshi government registration office at the Kutupalong refugee camp near Ukhia on September 22, 2017. Labor Has a Role in Defending...

Bulldozing the past: Myanmar erasing evidence on Rohingya

This undated photo, provided on the website of The Guardian, shows construction equipment on the outskirts of Inn Din Village in Rakhine State, Myanmar, where signs of Rohingya villages have been burned or plowed...

Rohingya Returns to Myanmar Must Not Be Rushed or Premature: UNHCR

Rohingya refugee girl reacts to the camera as they apply Thanaka paste in the Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainREUTERS GENEVA (REUTERS) - THE United Nations refugee agency said...

Rohingyas to be repatriated despite UN genocide warning

Bangladesh and Myanmar to start returning refugees days after warning of continuing genocide against Muslims Rohingya children at a refugee camp in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Rohingya children at a refugee camp in Ukhia,...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...