Sunday, January 26, 2020

Q&A: IOM Bangladesh mission chief on post-monsoon priorities for Rohingya

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Aid workers in Bangladesh’s seaside district of Cox’s Bazar are currently focused on one thing: Ensuring vulnerable Rohingya refugees survive...

Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

CR Abrar, Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal about Myanmar's genocidal campaign against the Rohingyas and...

The World Must Recognize the Cause of the Rohingya Crisis

Kourosh Ziabari is an award-winning Iranian journalist. He has conducted numerous interviews with politicians, diplomats, Nobel Prize laureates, acade In this edition of The Interview,...

‘I didn’t want this baby’: Rohingya rape survivors face a harrowing...

  UKHIA, Bangladesh — The 3-month-old boy has no name. His mother, Uma Suleiman, cradles him during the sweltering nights when he can't sleep, patting his...

Plight of the Rohingya: Ethnic Cleansing, Mass Rape and Monsoons on...

Dennis J. Bernstein spoke with filmmaker and human rights activist, Jeanne Hallacy, just back with horror stories from Myanmar and the massive Rohingya camps...

Inside the Bangladesh brothels where Rohingya girls are suffering

Warning: This article contains graphic content. It is disturbing and not suitable for children. It’s late at night in Cox’s Bazar, and the normal slow...

INTERVIEW – ‘Committed int’l leadership needed for Rohingya issue’

Famous Burmese dissident Dr. Maung Zarni speaks to Anadolu Agency on heartrending plight of Rohingya Muslims and what can be done to resolve it By...

Championing Rohingya Rights in Myanmar Cost Me 12 Years in Prison....

  Kyaw Hla Aung is a 78-year-old lawyer and human rights activist, who has been jailed repeatedly for his peaceful political work seeking justice for...

‘Not my concern’

In an interview with Star, top Myanmar official downplays ethnic cleansing allegation, but admits Rohingya torture A top Myanmar official has admitted Rohingyas were tortured...

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s role in ethnic cleansing in Myanmar: “It’s...

Critics say the social networking giant did not do enough to stop violence against the Rohingya. By Jen Kirbyjen.kirby@vox.com Apr 2, 2018, 6:30am EDT Facebook’s fake...

After massacres, Rohingya in Myanmar are dying from neglect

The Rohingya, an ethnic Muslim minority who have been targeted by pogroms in Myanmar, are suffering through another lethal strategy: the denial of healthcare,...

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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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

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Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...