• Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:02
    UN fears Myanmar human rights abuses in internet shutdown
    Yangon - An internet blackout in parts of Myanmar could be cover for "gross human rights violations" in an area where a brutal army crackdown has already forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to flee, a UN rights investigator said.
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  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Group seeks the creation of conditions to facilitate safe repatriation of Rohingya
    THE LEADERS of Asean yesterday voiced concerns over the Rakhine crisis and called for the safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar while seeking accountability for the violence and human rights violations perpetrated against the ethnic group.
    national
  • Sun, 23 Jun 2019 01:00
    Myanmar might issue verification cards to Rohingya: Thai FM
    Myanmar is considering issuing National Verification Cards (NVC) to Rohingya refugees who want to voluntarily return from Bangladesh to the strife-torn Rakhine state, Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2019 19:16
      Malaysian PM vows ahead of Asean to help Rohingya bound for country
    Bangkok - Malaysia's prime minister on Friday vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to "stop the oppression" of the stateless minority group expelled from Myanmar. 
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  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 01:00
    What the world can do to save Myanmar’s displaced minorities 
    As we observe yet another World Refugee Day, we are dismayed by the lack of action from world leaders in response to the Myanmar military’s campaign of terror against the Rohingya in Rakhine state.
    opinion
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 01:00
    Local Rohingya prepare to appeal to Asean leaders
    THE 65 ROHINGYA boat people who landed a couple of weeks ago on Rawi Island have been moved from the immigration detention centre and put under the care of the Social Development and Human Security Department, officials said yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
    The people of Asean deserve better from their human rights watchdog
    Human rights are increasingly under attack in Southeast Asia. Atrocities against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar and extrajudicial killings through President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” in the Philippines likely amount to crimes against humanity. In other countries, crackdowns on the press or attacks on human rights defenders are just some of the issues plaguing the region.
    opinion
  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
    Include Rohingya in talks on repatriation: rights groups
    Asean urged to use its influence on Myanmar to seek accountability for atrocities and ensure their safe return.
    national
  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:00
    Eighteen Myanmar illegal migrants caught in forest camp
    Eighteen Myanmar illegal migrants were rounded up at a makeshift camp in forestland of Songkhla's Sadao district on Friday morning as they were waiting to be transported further to Malaysia.
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  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Malaysia steps up security as Rohingya land on Thai beach
    MALAYSIA STEPPED up security measures along its border with Thailand after a group of 65 Rohingya landed in southern Satun province this week on their way to the predominantly Muslim neighbouring country.
    national
  • Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:47
    Prayut orders probe into Rohingya boat incident
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday ordered an investigation after a boat carrying 65 ethnic Rohingya people and five Myanmar men was swept into the shore at Satun.
    national
  • Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
    Boat captain says he was paid to take 65 Rohingya to Malaysia
    POLICE SUSPECT a group of 65 Rohingya and five Myanmar men may have been trafficked from Bangladesh where over a million of them are being sheltered, after a Thai captain admitted that he was paid to take them across the Andaman Sea to Southeast Asia.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:06
    Rohingya in Satun detention as human-trafficking probe continues
    The Thai authorities on Wednesday morning sent 70 alleged illegal immigrants (65 Rohingya refugees and five Myanmar men) to detention at the Satun Immigration Police Office and two local police stations.
    national
  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 20:00
    Police to investigate if Rohingya were trafficked to Rawi Island
    Authorities are now investigating whether the more than 60 Rohingya people discovered on Satun’s Rawi Island were victims of human trafficking.
    national
  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
    The Rohingya need an answer
    Myanmar and Asean neighbours plough ahead with plans to repatriate refugees, ignoring concerns of the stateless minority
    opinion
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