Rohingya in Diaspora

ZYA May 23, 2018

Press Release ERC demands Australian government to do a thorough investigation on the death a Rohingya refugee in PNG island Ref: 20180522IST Date: 22 May 2018 The European Rohingya Council (ERC) is shocked by the preventable and premature death of a 52-year old Rohingya Salim, who was sent to and kept in a remote Papua […]

RVISION April 20, 2018

By Rohingya Vision TV| 20th April 2018 A boat carrying about 76 Rohingya refugees, consisting of 43 Male, 25 Female and 8 Children have been landed in Kuala Raja beach, Bireuen, Aceh today (20th April) according to local Indonesian source. Among all 5 of them have been recovered in serious illness and 4 received immediate […]

RVISION April 19, 2018

NEW YORK – Reuters won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for international reporting and photography while the New York Times and Washington Post shared honors for exposing sexual harassment in America and detailing the U.S. investigation of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. The Pulitzers, the most prestigious awards in American journalism, recognized Reuters in […]

RVISION April 9, 2018

Conditions in Myanmar’s crisis-hit northern Rakhine state are “not conducive” to bringing back Rohingya from Bangladesh, the UN told AFP, in remarks that jar with the country’s insistence that it is ready for returnees. Some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled over the border since August to escape a bloody military crackdown that has left a […]

RVISION April 7, 2018

  Five Rohingya stranded at sea for almost three weeks have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen but several others died during the harrowing ordeal, officials said yesterday, with the UN refugee agency saying it was “alarmed” at the deaths. News of the rescue comes several days after the arrival in Malaysia of another boat carrying […]

RVISION April 6, 2018

Amnesty International called on the government of Bangladesh to uphold its commitment that Rohingya refugees are only returned in conditions that are safe, voluntary and dignified. In a meeting with Bangladesh’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, acknowledged the generosity that the country had shown nearly a million Rohingya refugees who […]

RVISION March 27, 2018

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday (Mar 26) criticised Myanmar’s army chief after he declared that the Muslim Rohingya had nothing in common with the country’s other ethnic groups. Guterres said he was “shocked” at reports of General U Min Aung Hlaing’s remarks at a military gathering and urged Myanmar’s leaders to “take […]

RVISION March 22, 2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett today warned of a “race against time” to protect Rohingya refugees from the worst impacts of the upcoming monsoon season in Bangladesh. Blanchett was visiting south-eastern Bangladesh where over 671,000 children, women and men from Myanmar have sought safety since last August. With wet season rains […]

RVISION March 20, 2018

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled a planned speech and question and answer session in Australia, citing illness. Aung San Suu Kyi was due to make the speech at Sydney’s Lowy Institute on Tuesday, but on Monday the think-tank released a statement she had been forced to cancel because she was “not […]

RVISION March 15, 2018

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia must take a strong stand against ongoing crimes against humanity targeting Rohingya in Myanmar as they meet this weekend, Amnesty International said. Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s State Counsellor and de facto political leader, is expected to attend the ASEAN-Australia Summit, taking place in […]