Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Muslims not allowed to ‘move freely’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out initial assessments in 23 villages and three...

NHRC demands trial of Myanmar army in int’l court

National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh on Saturday asked foreign ministry to play an active role to ensure trial of Myanmar army personnel involved...

U.N. Chief Urges Accountability for Myanmar Genocide Crimes Against the Rohingya

(UNITED NATIONS) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for accountability for the “horrendous persecution” of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar on Tuesday, and Sweden and the...

Rohingya woman forced into prostitution, 3 held

The police arrested two women and a man on charges of forcing a distressed Rohingya woman into prostitution. She was wandering around Government Maternity Hospital...

Philippines criticized over UN resolution on Myanmar

  MANILA: Critics of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday condemned the Philippines’ vote to reject a UN resolution on the human rights situation in Myanmar. The...

When Social Media Goes Bad: Facebook and the Rohingya Genocide

  Facebook has played a “determining role” in stirring up hatred against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, according to the United Nations (UN). According to the team...

UN plans to amass evidence on genocide on Rohingyas

United Nations Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention Adama Dieng today said the UN planned to amass evidence of genocide on Rohingyas through a judicial...

Burma is destroying the villages of 90 percent of Rohingya who...

Burma is destroying the villages of 90 percent of Rohingya who fled Satellite imagery recorded before and after the clearing of the destroyed village of...

Nobel trio: Suu Kyi responsible for Rohingya ‘genocide’

Nobel trio: Suu Kyi responsible for Rohingya 'genocide' Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates are urging Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, herself a Nobel laureate,...

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began Noble Peace Laureate from Yemen Tawakkol Karman, right, holds a Rohingya refugee child during...

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood      It is obvious that what is happening in Rohingya is an ethnic cleansing and Rohingya blood is not...

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages By TODD PITMAN AND ESTHER HTUSAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK — Feb 23, 2018, 4:34 AM ET ...

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Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against repatriation efforts, Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 15, 2018.

Rohingya Shot in Camp in Myanmar

    Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...
Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...