The World Must Recognize the Cause of the Rohingya Crisis

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, Fair Observer talks to Thomas MacManus, editor-in-chief of State Crime...
A foot of the new born Rohingya baby is pictured at a medical center in Kutupalong refugees camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 15, 2017

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

  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 bare back with her palm. She had done the same...
In this file photo taken on October 6, 2017 Rohingya refugees take shelter from the rain at Nayapara refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district. Humanitarian agencies have been warning for months about the danger posed by the impending 2018 monsoon, due to start in June, to the welfare of refugees who live cheek by jowl in cramped tents on hillsides, following a mass exodus from Myanmar in 2017. Source: Fred Dufour / AFP

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

Dennis J. Bernstein spoke with filmmaker and human rights activist, Jeanne Hallacy, just back with horror stories from Myanmar and the massive Rohingya camps of over 700,000 in neighboring Bangladesh. By Dennis J Bernstein The English-language...
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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 pace of business in this beach town has picked up...
Famous Burmese dissident Dr. Maung Zarni speaks to Anadolu Agency on heartrending plight of Rohingya Muslims and what can be done to resolve it, in Istanbul, Turkey on April 24, 2018. ( Selin Çalık Muhasiloviç - Anadolu Agency )

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 Selin Calik Muhasilovic ISTANBUL In a rare exclusive interview, Myanmarese scholar and...
Myanmar government denies report of Rohingya mass graves

Championing Rohingya Rights in Myanmar Cost Me 12 Years in Prison. It’s a Price...

  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 the millions of Rohingya Muslims subject to persecution in Myanmar....
‘Not my concern'

‘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 but played down the global concern over its ethnic cleansing,...
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s role in ethnic cleansing in Myanmar: “It’s a real issue”

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s role in ethnic cleansing in Myanmar: “It’s a real issue”

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 news problems extend far beyond Russian trolls interfering in US...
After massacres, Rohingya in Myanmar are dying from neglect

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, food and humanitarian aid. After visiting Myanmar for a fourth...
Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

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 The Associated Press This Dec. 2, 2017, satellite image provided...
If It Wants to, The World Can End This Genocide: Q&A with Rohingya Activist Nay San Lwin

If It Wants to, The World Can End This Genocide: Q&A with Rohingya Activist...

"My demand is to restore citizenship" to the Rohingya people, Lwin maintains "The international community is failing again and again to take the serious action against the Myanmar government..." The Rohingya people have been "living in...
Rohingya activist Abdul Rasheed says his people can only be repatriated back to their homes in Myanmar if the government can guarantee their safety, security and dignity. Claire Harbage/NPR

Rohingya Activist: ‘Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere’

  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution this week condemning "the ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar by that country's military. The move, which is the first step to what could eventually lead...

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Govt turns to barbed-wire fencing to combat human trafficking from Rohingya camps

Govt turns to barbed-wire fencing to combat human trafficking from Rohingya camps

'Although law enforcement officials are trying hard, the situation suggests there may be a loophole' Due to increasing incidents of human trafficking at the Rohingya...
Rohingya refugees caught between a rock and a hard place

Rohingya refugees caught between a rock and a hard place

UN agency and Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar Myanmar army 'shelling' villages, restricting aid in Rakhine state An increasingly frustrated Dhaka government...
Rohingya homes destroyed for govt facilities

Rohingya homes destroyed for govt facilities

Hla Poe Kaung transit camp was built to house 25,000 returnees - but sprung up on the site of two demolished Rohingya villages Entire Muslim...
Rohingya refugees play football at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on March 27, 2018. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

What Happens if Rohingya Stay in Bangladesh Forever?

    Earlier this month, the Myanmar government embarked upon a new plan to begin repatriating Rohingya who had fled Rakhine State after waves of brutal...
Bangladesh will not relocate Rohingyas

Landmine Blast: ‘Rohingya man’ killed on border

A man believed to be a Rohingya refugee has been killed in a suspected landmine explosion along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, officials said yesterday. Nearly a...