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Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

World Bank, Canada to provide $25m grant to educate 350,000 Rohingya children living in...

Displaced Rohinghya children at Kutpalong, Cox's Bazar attending a class in a makeshift school Syed Zakir Hossain/ Dhaka Tribune As part of the project, around 2,000 teachers and instructors will be recruited The...

Myanmar Keeps Media Away From Rakhine Conflict Zone

Rohingya refugees gather near the fence in the "no man's land" zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh border as seen from Maungdaw, Rakhine state during a government-organized visit for journalists, Aug 24, 2018. Rohingya refugees...

J&K govt to collect biometric details of Rohingyas

Governor Malik’s statement came days after Singh hailed the apex court’s recent decision in favour of deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims from Assam to Myanmar New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Governor Satya Pal Malik...

Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters file appeal against sentence linked to Rohingya crisis expose

YANGON (AFP) - Lawyers for two Myanmar Reuters journalists filed an appeal on Monday (Nov 5) against their seven-year jail sentence linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, the news agency said. Wa Lone,...

WB to provide $200m to Bangladesh for forestry, Rohingya kids’ education

World Bank's financial aid to help about 350,000 Rohingya children and adolescents get basic education and psycho-social support The Bangladesh Government on Monday signed two financial agreements worth $200 million with the World Bank. The agreements...

Vivian Balakrishnan discusses Rohingya repatriation with Myanmar leader Suu Kyi

Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan discussed the repatriation of Rohingya refugees with Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday (Nov 5), a day after he...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...