Thursday, January 24, 2019
India arrests dozens of Rohingya Muslims stranded on Bangladesh border
The refugees have been living in India-administered Kashmir and some of them carry identity cards issued by UNHCR. But India's Hindu right-wing government regards them as illegal aliens, and does not recognise the UN refugee agency's cards. Indian police arrested another group of ۳۰ Rohingya on Monday in the northeastern state of Assam
2019/1/22 - 21:00
Turkey reaches out to ۷۰۰,۰۰۰ Rohingya Muslims
Persecuted in their homeland, hundreds of thousands of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims fled to neighboring Bangladesh. The humanitarian aid campaign Turkey launched last year, upon calls by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, caught the attention of the public's conscience. The country has so far reached out to at least ۷۰۰,۰۰۰ Rohingya Muslims with humanitarian aid.
2019/1/1 - 14:15
Myanmar Buddhists rally to support military in crimes against Rohingya
Myanmar’s extremist Buddhists rally in Yangon to voice support for the military’s state-sponsored crackdown campaign against Rohingya Muslims, vowing to “fight back” any international attempt to bring their top generals to justice for the crimes they perpetrate against the country’s unwanted minority community.
2018/10/15 - 13:29
ICC launches investigation into Myanmar’s crimes against Rohingya Muslims
The International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary probe into Myanmar military's crimes, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations, against members of the Rohingya Muslim minority group in the Southeast Asian nation.
2018/9/20 - 00:00
UN hints Myanmar leader complicit in Rohingya genocide
The United Nations (UN)’s top human rights official says Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned last year over a state-sponsored campaign of terror against Rohingya Muslims in the country’s northwestern state of Rakhine.
2018/8/30 - 16:26
Rights Group: Rohingya Muslims subjected to systematic massacre, rape in Myanmar
An international group of medical experts says evidence collected from Rohingya Muslims' accounts proves that the highly-persecuted minority is subjected to systematic massacre and rape in Myanmar.
2018/7/21 - 17:00
Myanmar radical monks vow to continue Facebook hate campaign against Rohingya
Radical Buddhist monks in Myanmar have declared their intent to dodge Facebook bans on spreading hate messages against Rohingya Muslims, insisting that they will continue using the social media outlet to “tell the truth.”
2018/6/9 - 15:00
Rohingya Muslims face difficult Ramadan in refugee camps
The ۱۲-year-old Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramadan back in his own village - fish to break the day's fast, gifts from his family and relaxing beneath the trees before evening prayers at the mosque.
2018/5/16 - 16:04
UNSC overwhelmed by suffering at Rohingya camps
Members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) expressed dismay at the "overwhelming" suffering they encountered in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, home to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar. // "The number of heavily traumatized women, men and children is beyond comprehension."
2018/4/30 - 17:00
UN reports Myanmar government's destruction of Rohingya Muslims
Special Advisor for Prevention of Genocide at United Nations (UN) has announced receiving evidence on efforts by Myanmar government to destroy Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State. "I am becoming more convinced that crimes committed ... bear the hallmarks of genocide, and call in the strongest terms for accountability."
2018/3/14 - 16:30