Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

London moves to revoke award from Suu Kyi for genocide of Rohingya Muslims

Humanitarian abuses against Rohingya in Myanmar lead City of London to move to revoke 2017 honor Indonesians protest Myanmar's oppressions towards Rohingya Muslims Photograph: Mahmut Atanur Citing the “shocking humanitarian abuses” carried out against ethnic Rohingya in...

UN inaction over Rohingya repatriation criticised

Rohingya refugees gather near the fence in the “no man’s land” zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh border as seen from Maungdaw, Rakhine state on 24 August, 2018. Photo:...

Some Rohingya Refugees Leaving India for Bangladesh, Officials Say

Share Comment Email Rohingya refugee-laborers wait to collect their daily wages after working at a road construction site in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 14, 2018. Rohingya refugee-laborers wait to...

UN human rights expert to visit Cox’s Bazar

UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee. AFP file photo Star Online Report UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee will arrive in Bangladesh on January 19 for a six-day...
Will Myanmar Release Journalists Who Covered Extrajudicial Killing of Rohingya Muslims?

Myanmar court rejects appeal by Reuters journalists jailed over Rohingya investigation

YANGON (REUTERS, AFP) - A Myanmar court on Friday (Jan 11) rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone, 32,...

No-Man’s Land: Myanmar building concrete structure

A structure being built by Myanmar in the no-man's land in Bandarban's Ghumdhum area violating international law. Photo: Collected Mohammad Al-Masum Molla In a flagrant violation of international law, Myanmar has been building a concrete structure...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...