Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

THE SAD FATE OF ROHINGYA WOMEN

For the thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled a violent crackdown in Burma, a new crisis looms: The babies conceived in rape are arriving. Doctors Without Borders has recorded 160 cases of pregnant rape victims...

Forum calls for efforts to end Rohingya crisis

THE ASEAN People Forum urged leaders of the regional grouping, who will meet in a summit next week, to put more efforts to help end the Rakhine crisis and called for “rehumanising” the Muslim...

Big Name Brands Visit Rohingya Refugee Camps in Bangladesh

Representatives from major companies have visited the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar to explore how private businesses can help the humanitarian response. Cox’s Bazar – Representatives from Coca Cola, GAP and Mastercard, along...

Too soon to send Rohingya back to Myanmar: U.N. rights envoy

Rohingya refugee girls walk along the Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations’ human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop...

Facebook admits failings over Rohingya persecution in Myanmar

The company admits failing to prevent people using Facebook to encourage what the UN called "ethnic cleansing" in damning reports. Almost a million Rohingya refugees are in Bangladesh camps after fleeing Myanmar Facebook has admitted failing...

‘Halt rushed Rohingya repatriation,’ UN urges Myanmar, Bangladesh

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed to start repatriating Rohingya to Rakhine state in November. Bangladesh and Myanmar should drop plans to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine State as they face a...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...