Daily Archives: December 24, 2018

A Lost Generation of Rohingya Grows up Without Education

Mohammed is one of more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees who fled into Bangladesh after the Myanmar army launched a vicious “clearance operation” in August 2017. Soldiers raped, killed, and torched their way through Rakhine...

Bangladesh PM Hasina wants more Indian pressure on Myanmar

Rohingya-refugees-waiting-for-food-aid-at-Thankhali-refugee-camp File photo of Rohingya refugees waiting for food aid at Thankhali refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants India to put more pressure on Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya...

Rohingyas biometric details; deadline ends on Jan 5

JAMMU: With two-month deadline set by Governor Satya Pal Malik with regard to collecting biometric details of Rohingyas illegally settled in Jammu and Kashmir, mostly in Jammu, coming to an end on January 5,...

Myanmar unwilling to probe crimes against Rohingya: HRW

Displaced Rohingya people at a makeshift camp in Kutupalong, Cox’s Bazar. —UNB file photo Human Rights Watch has said Myanmar should disband its commission of inquiry into abuses in Rakhine state because what it says...

Myanmar announces ceasefire against armed groups

A file photo taken on September 27, 2017, shows the remains of a burned Rohingya village near Maungdaw in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Photo: Reuters Reuters The Myanmar military on Friday announced a more than four-month cessation...

Experts favour robust diplomatic initiatives to fix Rohingya crisis

Asian Affairs Editor Duncan Bartlett, middle, speaks at a Dhaka Tribune seminar in Dhaka on Sunday, accompanied by Farhan Masud Khan, head of programs of UK-based Channel STV, left, and Dhaka Tribune Editor Zafar...

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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...