Wednesday, November 22, 2017
A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday at Hamilton City Hall. - Barry Gray,The Hamilton Spectator
A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday afternoon at Hamilton City Hall. Tahmid Ahmed holds a sign condemning the slaughter of children. - Barry Gray,The Hamilton Spectator   Anwar Arkani's pleas to a Hamilton rally to help his fellow Rohingyas in Myanmar were followed by cries of...
Over 18 Cornell Organizations to Rally in Support for Rohingya Crisis
A diverse student coalition including more than 18 organizations will co-host a “Week of Action” in November to raise awareness and collect donations for the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar. The Rohingya people are a Muslim ethnic minority with a long history of persecution in the Buddhist majority country of Myanmar. In the most recent ethno-religious flare up that began in...
Protestors gathered in Kansas City last week to call on representatives from the area to address ongoing violence in Myanmar.
Protestors gathered in Kansas City last week to call on representatives from the area to address ongoing violence in Myanmar. Since an attack against border police on Aug. 25, large-scale violence against ethnic Rohingya Muslims and majority Buddhist security forces has engulfed western Myanmar. With conflict centering in the Rakhine state, located between the Bay of Bengal and greater Myanmar, more...
A protest in Peshawar in Pakistan against Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi over violence against the Rohingya. Photograph: Bilawal Arbab/EPA
FF calls on Government to propose sanctions against Myanmar over Rohingya treatment It is up to Dublin City Council to decide whether to strip Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi of the freedom of the city, Minister of State Helen McEntee has told the Dáil. Ms McEntee was responding to calls for the Myanmar political leader to be stripped...
Angelina Jolie ahead of meeting at the United Nations (Image: AP)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie also calls on Burmese leader to speak out against violence Hundreds of protesters called for an end to the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma at a rally outside Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre. The violence and killing, described as ethnic cleansing by the UN, has seen 400,000 Rohingya Muslims flee from Myanmar (Burma) into neighbouring Bangladesh in...
Members of several Islamist groups, led by Hefazat-e-Islam, stage a demonstration in front of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on September 15, 2017 protesting the state-sanctioned violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar Focus Bangla
Members of several Islamist groups, led by Hefazat-e-Islam, stage a demonstration in front of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on September 15, 2017 protesting the state-sanctioned violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, MyanmarFocus Bangla The top leaders of the radical Islamist group also urged Bangladesh Army to be prepared for armed offensive against Myanmar 442 442shares Leaders of...
Demonstrators in Savar are seen marching under police protection Dhaka Tribune
Demonstrations held in Savar against persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar Demonstrators in Savar are seen marching under police protection Dhaka Tribune Imams of the local mosques were seen to lead the processions from their respective mosques Thousands of demonstrators took to the street on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar on Friday protesting the persecution of the Rohingya minorities by Myanmar forces. Processions were organised...
Nearly 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since the latest round of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State began in August [Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Campaigners call on the British government to take a stronger stance against Myanmar over violence against the Rohingya. London, UK - The lecture hall at the London Muslim Centre quickly filled up after late afternoon prayers for an urgent meeting on the crisis facing Myanmar's Rohingya people. Over the past month, reports have filtered out from survivors of mass killings, torture,...
A crowd of supporters gather at City Hall to raise awareness on the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar in Saskatoon, Sask. on Saturday, September 9, 2017. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix/Kayle Neis) Kayle Neis, Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Members of Saskatoon’s Muslim community along with supporters have joined the international outcry over the Rohingya crisis. Saturday afternoon dozens of people rallied outside city hall, calling for an end to what many are calling the genocide of the Rohingya, a minority group of Muslims in Myanmar (formerly Burma). Conservative MP Kevin Waugh, one of the invited speakers, declared “we believe...
London protestors shout 'Stop Genocide on Rohingya in Arakan' and 'Stop Restriction of Aid'
  “Stop Rohingya Genocide” was the common slogan during a protest in front of the government offices at 10 Downing Street in the British capital, London on Saturday. Around 200 people staged a protest holding pictures, placards and banners all condemning the latest atrocities against the Muslim minority by Myanmar’s army and government. “This is anger! We are expressing our anger against...
Muslim men protest against what they say is the persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, outside of Myanmar's embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has condemned the killings and persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. In a statement by its deputy secretary-general, Salisu Shehu, on Friday, the NSCIA, the highest decision-making body for Muslims in Nigeria, said it was “shocked and distressed by the wanton killings and massacre” of the Rohingya. The Rohingya...
Showing solidarity: Thousands of supporters of Islamic organizations stage a rally in front of the Borobudur Temple vihara (Buddhist monastery) in Medan, North Sumatra, on Sept. 8 to call for an end to violence against the Rohingya people
Thousands of Muslims from various organizations, joining hands with the Care for Rohingya Action (APRO) group, staged a rally in front of the Borobudur Temple vihara (Buddhist monastery) on Jl. Imam Bonjol in Medan, North Sumatra, on Friday to protest the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The rally began after Friday prayers at the Medan Grand Mosque, where participants...

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Activists are angry at Aung San Suu Kyi's inaction over alleged atrocities against Rohingya in Rakhine [Dondi Tawatao/Reuters]

Concerns, Causes and Countermeasures to the Rohingya Problem

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui In the last four months, since August 2017, more than 615,000 natives of Arakan – the Rohingya Muslims and Hindus –...
US Ambassador to Myanmar Meets With Rakhine Political Party, NGOs to Discuss Rohingya Crisis

US Ambassador to Myanmar Meets With Rakhine Political Party, NGOs to Discuss Rohingya Crisis

The U.S. ambassador to Myanmar met with NGOs and Rakhine state’s dominant ethnic political party to discuss recent violence that has wracked the region,...
Resolving Rohingya Crisis: Europe stands by Bangladesh

Resolving Rohingya Crisis: Europe stands by Bangladesh

  EU, German, Swedish FMs assure Dhaka; Japan pledges help in repatriation process Germany, Sweden and the European Union yesterday extended their strong support to Bangladesh...
But these are the worst conditions I have encountered. This is a sentence I hear time and again from the most experienced aid workers here.

Rohingya crisis: Nothing prepared me for Bangladesh’s refugee camps

Eight-year-old May has a necklace with several keys around her neck. We ask her what they are for. Her eyes cloud over: "It is the...
China’s proposal for bilateral talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar without getting the international community involved makes no sense

Why a bilateral solution won’t work

  China’s proposal for bilateral talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar without getting the international community involved makes no sense When dealing with a humanitarian crisis, the...