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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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...