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

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...