Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

Long, arduous road ahead, says Singapore FM on Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh makes great strides under Hasina's courageous leadership, says Singapore FM UNB NEWS PUBLISH DATE - NOVEMBER 05, 2018, 09:28 AM UNB NEWS - UNB NEWS 60 VIEWS UPDATE DATE - NOVEMBER 05,...

Working for permanent solution to Rohingya crisis: Singapore minister

Working for permanent solution to Rohingya crisis: Singapore minister Singaporean Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan. File photo Cox’s Bazar, Nov 4 (UNB) – Visiting Singaporean Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan on Sunday said their government is...

The never-ending Rohingya genocide

Rohingya refugee Why should the innocents suffer? MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU Can we expect a change of course from the international community regarding the Rohingya? The genocide against the (remaining) Rohingya in Myanmar is “ongoing” and the government...

The Rohingya’s Perilous Return

Sending stateless refugees back into the maw of genocide. Two Asian countries have agreed to the repatriation of the Rohingya people displaced to Bangladesh by violent attacks on their homes. Authorities made the plan just...

Rohingya teen injured in firing at Bangladesh-Myanmar border

Myanmar border guards patrol the fence in the "no man's land" between Myanmar and Bangladesh. (Photo: AFP/Phyo Hein Kyaw) COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: A Rohingya refugee boy was shot and injured on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border as...

‘Genocide gems’: Highly-sought Burmese rubies and sapphires may be enriching Myanmar’s military

United Nations investigators are calling for the prosecution of top Myanmar military leaders for genocide and crimes against humanity. - A A + Jewellers have made it easy to buy a diamond while keeping...

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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...