Malaysia

RVISION April 14, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR – A boat carrying 70 Rohingya Muslims set out for Malaysia from Myanmar this week, two sources and a rights group said, the latest to embark on a dangerous sea journey. The vessel will be the second to arrive in Malaysia this month as the Rohingya flee Myanmar’s Rakhine state before the onset […]

RVISION April 3, 2018

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency has reportedly detained a boat carrying dozens of Rohingya refugees in the waters of Langkawi. According to sources, about 56 women, men and children on board were being taken to the maritime base in Bukit Malut. On Tuesday, Maritime Northern Region director First Admiral Rozali Mohd Said said its operations […]

RVISION April 2, 2018

A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya refugees trying to reach Malaysia briefly stopped off Koh Lanta in Krabi province, an official said Sunday, as fears grow about overcrowded camps for the stateless minority fleeing violence in Myanmar. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought shelter in southern Bangladesh since Myanmar launched a brutal crackdown in August […]

RVISION February 17, 2018

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 17th February 2018 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Rohingya footballer participating in Rohingya National Football Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia have thanked renowned footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for Standing in solidarity with Rohingya children. In a recent tweet Ronaldo urged to help the Rohingya refugee and support the children in his campaign […]

RVISION February 1, 2018

Rohingya refugees in Malaysia find themselves trapped in a limbo where they have no rights and no protection, no real future, writes Shamsul Ebrahim. One day I bumped into someone at the Selayang wholesale market who happened to be a Rohingya refugee. I greeted him, and we introduced ourselves. Mohamed Hasan was tanned and he […]

RVISION January 29, 2018

Malaysia is focusing on the humanitarian aspects of Rohingya crisis as its Prime Minister Najib Razak has sent a delegation with relief materials to Cox’s Bazar for Rohingyas. Prime Minister Najib Razak flagged off the Rohingya Humanitarian Aid Mission and special delegation to visit Malaysian field hospital in Cox’s Bazar. The team comprises 57 representatives […]

RVISION January 16, 2018

Mustafa K Anuar catches a glimpse of the tremendous challenges confronting Rohingya refugees in Malaysia. Used in the most spartan way possible, the physical space in the rented house functions as a community centre that serves the basic needs of Rohingya refugees in the area around Butterworth. Packages of foodstuff fill the centre of the […]

RVISION January 7, 2018

KLUANG: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to cooperate with Malaysia to help the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said this was stated by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Salman and UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Zayed Al-Nahyan recently. “During my visit to Morocco, I had contacted the […]

RVISION January 4, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian Rohingya Council (MRM) is determined to resolve problem faced by the Rohingya community in the country. MRM Honorary Chairman, Mohd Nazri Sahat said Malaysia was a highly regarded nation by the international community on the Rohingya issue, but if no steps were taken to safeguard the welfare of the ethnic […]

RVISION October 17, 2017

COX’S BAZAR —  Malaysia will assign a humanitarian and welfare attache to Bangladesh to fulfil the government’s commitment in helping Rohingya ethnic refugees currently sheltered at refugee camps in Bangladesh. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said he would raise the matter in the Cabinet next week to expedite the process. “The attache, […]