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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
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...