Daily Archives: December 1, 2018

What Myanmar must do before taking back a single refugee

What Myanmar must do before taking back a single refugee: Azeem Ibrahim

  Dr. Azeem Ibrahim is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Policy and author of "The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar's Hidden Genocide" (Hurst & Oxford University Press). The opinions expressed in this commentary are...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Expert: UN Failed Before Rohingya Crackdown in Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS - An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi listens to China Premier Li Keqiang at the ASEAN-China Summit during the 33rd ASEAN Summit on November 14, 2018 in Singapore. © 2018 Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images

ASEAN: Don’t Whitewash Atrocities Against Rohingya

(New York) – Southeast Asian leaders at their annual summit should drastically rethink their response to the plight of Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya, Human Rights...
Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi during a joint news conference with Czech Prime Minister Babis after their meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, 03 June 2019. Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is on an official two-day visit to the Czech Republic. She is expected to make a speech during the Czech-Myanmar business forum on 04 June in Prague. EPA/MARTIN DIVISEK

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi to attend ASEAN summit in Bangkok

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to travel to Bangkok to attend this weekend's summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at...
Buddhists in Myanmar's Rakhine state hit back at Rohingya help. Photo: AFP

Myanmar’s Hardline Monks Rail Against Rohingya and Suu Kyi

Ultra-nationalist monks in Myanmar accepted a cash donation from the military on Monday while condemning Aung San Suu Kyi and her government for allowing...
Bhashan Char

Rohingya relocation: What’s the future of costly Bhashan Char project?

The photo, collected from project official Atikul Islam’s Facebook page, shows houses built under a project to accommodate Rohingya refugees in Bhashan Char, Noakhali,...