Back to homepage

Tag "Human rights violation"

Migrants Killed as Boat Capsizes Off Malaysia’s Coast: Is Crisis Renewing?

Migrants Killed as Boat Capsizes Off Malaysia’s Coast: Is Crisis Renewing?

BANGKOK: A boat carrying dozens of migrants has sunk in rough seas in the Malacca Strait off Malaysia, killing at least 14 people, according to Malaysian rescuers. The tragedy has reignited fears about a new wave of persecuted Rohingya making

Read Full Article
Rights group condemns Myanmar bill on interfaith marriage

Rights group condemns Myanmar bill on interfaith marriage

The law is part of a series of four laws on marriage, religion, polygamy, and family planning proposed by a Buddhist organization called the Association for the Protection of Race and Religion, which is affiliated with a nationalist Buddhist monk

Read Full Article
Vigil for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in Manawatu

Vigil for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in Manawatu

Manawatu ethnic groups have joined forces in a vigil to raise awareness and create discussion about the treatment of Rohingya people in Myanmar. Dozens of people turned out to protest in The Square in Palmerston North on Sunday against what

Read Full Article
ON THE SCENE: Displaced Muslim Minority in Myanmar Faces Stark Choices

ON THE SCENE: Displaced Muslim Minority in Myanmar Faces Stark Choices

SITTWE, MYANMAR—In this crowded, noisy camp a few kilometers north of the port city of Sittwe, police guard the entrance and exit, controlling anyone trying to enter as well as those trying to leave. A single road goes past the

Read Full Article
Rohingya refugees fear Bangladesh camp relocation plans

Rohingya refugees fear Bangladesh camp relocation plans

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh have been spooked by a government announcement of plans to relocate refugee camps to an offshore island vulnerable to extreme weather. For the second time in six months, Bangladesh’s government last week

Read Full Article
Even in Safety of Malaysia, Rohingya Migrants Face Bleak Prospects

Even in Safety of Malaysia, Rohingya Migrants Face Bleak Prospects

AMPANG, Malaysia — For refugees from Myanmar who have reached Malaysia, life may well be better than the grim marginalization and persecution they fled. But even here, poverty and exclusion threaten to rob them of a voice in determining their

Read Full Article
Rohingya huddled in Bangladesh camps fear plan to move them on

Rohingya huddled in Bangladesh camps fear plan to move them on

More than 20 years after the first wave of Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar, fear is spreading through the sweltering camps of mud houses where they found shelter in southern Bangladesh that they will soon be on the move again. The

Read Full Article
Persecuted Rohingyas raped at Thai-Malaysia border camps

Persecuted Rohingyas raped at Thai-Malaysia border camps

Muslim Rohingya women who were held at human-trafficking camps in Thailand and Malaysia were subjected to gang rapes by their captors, assaults that left at least two of them pregnant, a Malaysian media report said. Malaysia’s state-run Bernama news agency

Read Full Article
Asian crisis: Myanmar rejects responsibility for Rohingyas

Asian crisis: Myanmar rejects responsibility for Rohingyas

Bangkok: Myanmar has refused to accept responsibility for South-East Asia’s migrant crisis as the country faces a barrage of criticism for its decades-long persecution of Rohingya Muslims. Htein Lin, the head of Myanmar’s delegation to a 17-nation meeting in Bangkok

Read Full Article
New Zealand may receive Rohingyas under UNHCR, says PM

New Zealand may receive Rohingyas under UNHCR, says PM

New Zealand may receive some of the migrants stranded on boats in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, said Prime Minister John Key today ahead of a regional meeting tomorrow on the human-trafficking crisis. Mr Key was speaking at

Read Full Article

Follow me on Twitter

Facebook

17 hours ago
WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017

WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017
https://youtu.be/HL6HZ0OZzqw

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
« 1 of 1175 »

Subscribe with us