Rohingya groups protest at Swedish parliament during Suu Kyi visit

Rohingya groups protest at Swedish parliament during Suu Kyi visitvideo
Rohingya advocacy groups protested in front of the Swedish Parliament House in Stockholm yesterday as Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi addressed its members inside. The protesters called on the Swedish government to pressure Suu Kyi to guarantee the protection of Myanmar’s Rohingya...

Strangers in the house: The trouble with being Bengali, Burmese or Iranian in Karachi

It’s not easy being recognised as legal citizens of Pakistan.
Even on a Sunday morning, Ibrahim Hyderi is abuzz with activity. Bazaars are brimming with motorcycles, cars, auto-rickshaws. Buyers and sellers are trading all kinds of household goods and fishing equipment. Khairuddin, a middle-aged man with dishevelled hair and a thin moustache, is sitting outside...

The ‘nowhere people’: ROHiNGYA MUSLIMS IN INDIA

ROHiNGYA MUSLIMS IN INDIA
India, or ‘Bharat’ as we are being asked to call her, upholder of the principle of ‘Vasudaiva Kutumbakam’ (‘This world is one family’) for centuries, which takes pride in welcoming refugees from neighbouring and far away countries, is facing a disturbing reality. Today, political paranoia...

Children dying in Myanmar because of malnutrition: UN

Boys carry bamboo stalks at the Sin Tet Maw camp for internally displaced persons in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Photo: UNICEF
Bangkok: The United Nations children's agency UNICEF has revealed that as many as 150 children under five are dying each day in Myanmar, while 30 per cent suffer from moderate or severe malnutrition. In a shock report the agency says war, poverty and under-development in...

Myanmar’s Religious and Ethnic Conflicts: no end in sight

Against the backdrop of persistent ethnic tensions, the second round of the peace conference of Burmese government
Against the backdrop of persistent ethnic tensions, the second round of the peace conference of Burmese government, army (Tatmadaw) and ethnic minorities begins on 24 May in Myanmar. The political internal climate and the relationship of Aung San Suu Kyi to the international community...

ECHO Factsheet – The Rohingya crisis – May 2017

Explosion of Handmade Bombs Kills Two in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
The figures refer to European Commission humanitarian aid only, and do not include contributions by EU Member States. Download http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/rohingya_en_1.pdf Key messages The Rohingya crisis is a human rights crisis with serious humanitarian consequences. In Myanmar/Burma, the Rohingya have very limited access to basic services and viable...

Roots of Rohingya crisis lie in the year 1199

Roots of Rohingya crisis lie in the year 1199
Share to Facebook14Share to TwitterShare to LINEShare to Google+Share to More Re: “Rohingya crisis in Southeast Asia: The Jihadi Dimension”, The Nation, yesterday. The immediate cause of the almost complete disappearance of organised Buddhism from northern India after the 12th century was without doubt its persecution...

Myanmar: Bad News And Worse Publicity

Myanmar: Bad News And Worse Publicity
May 18, 2017: Peace efforts in the north are not making a lot of progress and the corrupt generals who surrendered power in 2011 are not only still in business but increasingly fighting back against their critics. The violence against Moslems by Buddhist nationalists...

Report documents evidence of attacks on Rohingya

Rohingya group urges government to investigate physical evidence of abuses against civilians
A Rohingya advocacy group urged the government of Myanmar on Tuesday to cooperate with a UN fact-finding mission as it presents new evidence of attacks against Muslim civilians in western Rakhine state. The London-based Burmese Rohingya Organization U.K. (BROUK) published a new report that contains...

UNICEF Bangladesh Humanitarian Situation Report No. 1 (May 2017)

As part of the UNCT Joint Programme of assistance being developed for Rohingya refugees for 2017-2018, UNICEF requires US$20.7 million for this period
Report from UN Children's Fund: Published on 12 May 2017 — View Original Download PDF (658.93 KB) Highlights As part of the UNCT Joint Programme of assistance being developed for Rohingya refugees for 2017-2018, UNICEF requires US$20.7 million for this period. For the immediate response in 2017,...

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Rohingya family turns to begging in KL to save 10-month-old baby with rare condition

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Men watch a chinlone match inside a Rohingya refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine state, Myanmar May 17, 2017.

Myanmar Muslims continue to face restrictions on religion

Human rights activists had a lot of hope when Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League For Democracy came into power last year....
Men work on repairing the roof of a mosque in Yangon on May 30, 2017, during Ramadan. Though they are only a small minority, Muslims have been present in Myanmar for centuries. But now many feel unwelcome in their homeland.

Ramadan in Myanmar leaves Muslims out in the cold

YANGON // Huddled under umbrellas to escape a thundering monsoon downpour, dozens of Muslims stood in line at a Yangon mosque for a small...
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi at Parliament where an all party meeting on Kashmir was held. (PTI File Photo)

Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to visit Myanmar in July

New Delhi is likely to seek Myanmar’s cooperation in checking arms smuggling, exchange of intelligence information, cooperation in prevention of drug trafficking, controlling smuggling...
NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas

NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas, Bangladeshis

Expressing serious concern over the issue of purchase of immovable properties by Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in and around Jammu and Samba districts besides encroachment...