Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Daily Archives: December 18, 2018

UK Parliament to debate on UN report over Rohingya crisis

Rohingya refugees walk down a hillside at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar on November 27, 2017. AFP file photo Star Online Report A debate on the ‘UN report over the Rohingya crisis’ has been...

Myanmar commission calls for evidence of Rohingya abuse

But many Rohingya and members of the international community view the internal probe as a sham Myanmar commission calls for evidence of Rohingya abuse Myanmar police escort Rohingya Muslims back to their camp in...

UN agencies welcome green light for Rohingya projects in northern Myanmar; urge ‘more effective...

In this file photograph, children walk shelters at a camp for displaced persons in Rakhine state, Myanmar. Most of the displaced are women and children.UNICEF/Brown The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Refugee...

Global Rohingya groups urge US to take urgent action against Myanmar

UNB NEWS PUBLISH DATE - DECEMBER 17, 2018, 05:33 PM UNB NEWS - UNB NEWS 474 VIEWS UPDATE DATE - DECEMBER 17, 2018, 06:00 PM Global Rohingya groups urge US to take urgent...

Foreigners’ entry to Rohingya camps restricted

Foreigners’ entry to Rohingya camps restricted The authorities concerned have restricted foreigners’ entry into the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, fearing they might radicalise some Rohingya youths in the name of providing humanitarian aid. It...

Myanmar troops arrest Rohingya suspects; 6 Buddhists killed

Myanmar Buddhist monks gather at their protesting camp at entrance of a pagoda Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw) Top News Security forces in Myanmar fired warning shots to disperse Muslim...

Latest News

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’...