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...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...