Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

Ensure U.N. Security Council Refers Myanmar to the ICC

23 Rohingya groups worldwide call on the U.S. government to push for international accountability for genocide (YANGON/BANGKOK, December 17, 2018) —The United States government should ensure the United Nations Security Council refers Myanmar to the...

EU’s threat to scrap trade preferences spurs Myanmar’s reforms

The European Union is threatening to end Myanmar's trade preferences over the Rohingya issue, which would deal a major blow to the economy. (Photo by Yuichi Nitta) YANGON -- Economic reform is getting a second...

Fleeing Rohingya returned to Myanmar in ‘acute need of support’: UN

Rohingya Muslims who paid hundreds of dollars to flee camps in Myanmar by boat are destitute since they were stopped at sea and returned, according to the UN's refugee agency. Images of hungry and thirsty...

Asean must pressure Myanmar and Suu Kyi on Rohingya issue, says Dr M

BANGKOK: Asean must take tough measures to put pressure on Myanmar and its de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to end atrocities against the Muslim Rohingya, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said...

Jordanian doctors provide medical treatment to Somalis, Rohingya

Rohingya patients seen at Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hopsital (Photo courtesy of the Thomson Reuters Foundation) AMMAN — Jordanian and Egyptian doctors have recently performed a total of 75 surgeries on Somali patients. The Jordanian-Egyptian medical team,...

Forum on Palestine, Kashmir, Rohingya to protect the oppressed

Leader of Pakistan Senate delegation to Global Palestine Solidarity Conference in Istanbul and Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed announced on Sunday, the formation of a Pakistan Parliamentary Forum on Palestine,...

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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...