Bangladesh pledges to document Rohingyas

Photo :Nayapara refugee camp By Mizan Rahman/Dhaka Gulf Times February 14, 2014 Bangladesh has decided to document Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar as they pose a serious threat to the country’s security, according to a senior official in Dhaka. The state-run Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics is set to conduct a survey to profile undocumented Rohingyas Read more about Bangladesh pledges to document Rohingyas[…]

HRW 'seriously concerned' as Thailand deports Rohingya

By World Bulletin February 13, 2014 1,300 Rohingya detained in immigration detention centers in Thailand sent back to Myanmar authorities 3 months ago. Human Rights Watch reacted with “serious worry” Friday to news that Thailand deported 1,300 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar three months ago under the supervision of an unnamed “NGO.” Thailand’s immigration bureau Read more about HRW 'seriously concerned' as Thailand deports Rohingya[…]

In Maungdaw Village, Residents Fret Over Missing Family Members

A woman from the Rohingya Muslim village of Du Chee Yar Tan, in Maungdaw Township, shows reporters a damaged house. (Photo: Sanay Lin / The Irrawaddy) By  Lawi Weng & Sanay Lin Irrawaddy News February 11, 2014 DU CHEE YAR TAN, Maungdaw Township — Zuu Lar Har is living in deep distress as she has Read more about In Maungdaw Village, Residents Fret Over Missing Family Members[…]

Burmese Buddhist Monks demand limits to mixed marriages and Rohingya civil rights

Popular norm to be presented in Parliament gains support and signatures. It places constraints on unions between Buddhist women and men of other religions, which must have approval. Added to this the intention to deny the Muslim minority the right to vote and to form a political party. By Francis Khoo Thwe AsiaNews January 18, 2014 Read more about Burmese Buddhist Monks demand limits to mixed marriages and Rohingya civil rights[…]

What Is Keeping Aung San Suu Kyi Silent Over The Mass Slaughter In Burma?

By Sameera  Carbonated.TV  Junuary 17, 2014 Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are being slaughtered by Buddhist monks and the Military Junta In Burma, yet pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winning human rights activist, Aung San Suu Kyi, remains eerily silent over the issue.  Burmese authorities have waged a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims Read more about What Is Keeping Aung San Suu Kyi Silent Over The Mass Slaughter In Burma?[…]

IDP budget to run out in a month, says Rakhine State government

Photo IPD camp By Mizzima News,  January 09, 2014 The Rakhine State government says its budget for supporting the residents of camps holding about 130,000 people displaced by communal violence will be exhausted in a month. State Finance Minister U Aung Kyaw Min said the government was spending about 20 million kyats a week on Read more about IDP budget to run out in a month, says Rakhine State government[…]

Nine Rohingyas missing in Naff River

Boats carrying Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, trying to cross the Naf River into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence, are intercepted by Bangladeshi Coast Guard officials in Teknaf on June 18, 2012. By KPN  December 31, 2013 Teknaf, Bangladesh: Nine Rohingya passengers were missing by sinking a boat in Naff River while crossing the Naff River Read more about Nine Rohingyas missing in Naff River[…]

BGD pushes back 48-Rohingya to Burma

By  KPN Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 48-Rohingya and pushed back to Burma on December 18, said, Hakim, local from Teknaf border town. “They were arrested from the entry points of Teknaf border town on that day, at about 7:00 pm by BGB while they were entering Bangladesh by illegal way.” A BGB Read more about BGD pushes back 48-Rohingya to Burma[…]