• Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Asean unlikely to deal with Rohingya issue
    EXPERTS HAVE no faith that Asean can effectively tackle the ongoing ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, as leaders of the regional group gather for a summit this week in Singapore.
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar is playing a ‘repatriation’ game
    The clumsily publicised return home of a single Rohingya family on Saturday got us no nearer a solution
  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 11:34:11
    First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar: government
    Myanmar's government said it repatriated on Saturday the first family of Rohingya out of some 700,000 refugees who fled to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military campaign, despite UN warnings that a safe return is not yet possible.
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  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:45:47
    7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years over Rohingya killings: army
    Yangon - Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to jail with hard labour for their part in the extrajudicial killings of 10 Rohingya Muslim men last year, according to a Facebook post by the army chief late on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:21:45
    Myanmar court refuses to drop case against Reuters journalists
    Yangon - A Myanmar court on Wednesday rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested months ago while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, pushing ahead with hearings that have sparked global outrage and fears of shrinking press freedoms.
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  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:26:59
    Stranded Rohingya rescued by Indonesian fishermen: officials
    Five Rohingya stranded at sea for almost three weeks have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen but another five of them died during the harrowing ordeal, officials said Friday.
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  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Asean bloc must step up to solve Rohingya crisis: US official
    THE UNITED STATES has urged all stakeholders, including the Asean bloc, to take the proper steps to provide protection and adequate humanitarian assistance to Rohingya –those remaining in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and those in squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh.
  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:37:01
    Myanmar minister to visit Rohingya camps in Bangladesh
    Dhaka - A Myanmar minister will tour camps for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an official said Wednesday, the first such visit since Myanmar's army drove nearly 700,000 members of the Muslim minority over the border.
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  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 13:02:00
    Fear and isolation for Myanmar's remaining Rohingya
    By the twisted standards of Myanmar's Rakhine state, Abdullah is one of its more fortunate Rohingya residents.
  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:03:49
    Canada should grant refugee status to persecuted Rohingya : report
    Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae has urged his government to consider granting refugee and resettlement status to Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya, reported the Canadian Press.
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  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Rohingya boat reaches Malaysia after transit halt in Krabi
    A GROUP of 56 Rohingya boat people yesterday landed in Malaysia’s Langkawi district after they left Thailand, where they were allowed to land briefly on a “humanitarian basis”.
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:00:34
    Boat carrying Rohingya arrives in Malaysia: official
    Kuala Lumpur-A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya from Myanmar arrived in Malaysia Tuesday and the members of the stateless Muslim minority will be allowed to enter the country, authorities said.
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  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Another wave of despair
    More Rohingya refugees like those who stopped in Thailand on Sunday can be expected until their worries are set to rest
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    UN voices concern after Thai authorities force Rohingya back to sea
    THE UNITED NATIONS High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) yesterday voiced concern over the flight of 56 Rohingya boat people who landed in Thailand on Sunday and were pushed by Thai security authorities to again set sail onto the Andaman Sea with the hope of eventually landing in Malaysia.
  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 03:00:00
    Rohingya boat marks new exodus
    56 refugees land in Thailand as crisis and crowded camps prompt risky journeys.
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