Daily Archives: December 23, 2018

Rohingya crisis: India to provide relief assistance to Bangladesh

Myanmar Navy personnel escort Rohingya Muslims back to their camp in Sittwe, Rakhine (AFP file photo) DHAKA: Closing the year with the fourth tranche of relief assistance to the Bangladesh government to deal with the...

UK for Rohingyas’ safe return; against plan for moving to Bhasan Char

UK for Rohingyas’ safe return; against plan for moving to Bhasan Char British Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Dec 22 (UNB) - The United Kingdom has said they...

British MPs for stopping abuses against Rohingya

DHAKA, Dec 22, 2018 (BSS) – British lawmakers have urged their government to publicly press Myanmar to immediately stop all abuses against Rohingyas. “The UK government should publicly press the Burmese (Myanmar) Government to immediately...

Myanmar policeman found killed in northern Rakhine state politics

Yangon - The bullet-riddled body of a Myanmar policeman was found in northern Rakhine state, government media said Sunday, as tensions rise in the hotspot where the Rohingya crisis erupted last year. The western territory...

UN says 313,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees wait for boat to cross a canal after crossing the border through the Naf river in Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 7, 2017. (Source: REUTERS) Related News The number of Rohingya who have fled violence...

BGP Shoots and Arrests a Rohingya while saving Drowning Children

Maungdaw: An elderly Rohingya man was shot and arrested while saving children from a drowning boat while fishing yesterday (21st December 2018), reports a local. The victim was fishing in a nearby water body in...

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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...