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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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...