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Tillerson to press Myanmar army chief to halt violence so Rohingya can return

Simon Cameron-Moore, Yimou Lee YANGON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will stress the need to halt violence and stabilize Rakhine State when he meets the head of Myanmar’s military on Wednesday in a bid to ease the Rohingya refugee crisis, a senior State Department official said. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson […]

শেষ মোগল সম্রাট বাহাদুর শাহ্‌ জাফরের কবর যেভাবে পাওয়া গিয়েছিল মিয়ানমারের ইয়াঙ্গনে ৯ নভেম্বর ২০১৭ \ ছবির কপিরাইটPICTURE COURTESY – THE BRITISH LIBRARY.Image captionদ্বিতীয় বাহাদুর শাহ জাফরের জানা যে’কটি ছবি পাওয়া যায় তার একটি – ১৮৫৮ সালে তার মামলার পর তোলা এক শতাব্দীর ওপর শেষ মোগল সম্রাট দ্বিতীয় বাহাদুর শাহ্ জাফরের কথা মানুষ প্রায় ভুলেই […]

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Only One Person Can Stop Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar, And It Isn’t Aung San Suu Kyi Min Aung Hlaing should be treated as a pariah by now. Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters General Min Aung Hlaing in Yangon, Myanmar. July 19, 2016. 09/13/2017  LONDON — If you haven’t been paying much attention to events in […]

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The Rohingya Genocide and Ambivalent Bangladesh by Taj Hashmi “Ambivalence” is a state of having simultaneous conflicting beliefs and opinions towards people, objects, events, and concepts. It is the most appropriate expression to portray the state of Bangladeshi indecisiveness toward the ongoing genocide of Rohingyas in Arakan. Both the people and their government in Bangladesh […]

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Here’s How Bangladesh Sold Its Future to the Gulf States By James Montague on 12/09/2017 Why do millions of migrants pay a heavy price to keep some Arab nations afloat? Bangladeshis make up one of the biggest groups of migrant workers in Qatar’s Industrial Area. Credit: Reuters The armed guard carrying the pump-action shotgun was […]

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Rohingya crisis: Humanitarian situation catastrophic, UN says Image copyright EPA Image caption The number of Rohingya arriving in Bangladesh has tripled since a week ago Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing a catastrophic humanitarian situation, according to the UN secretary general. Antonio Guterres said alleged attacks by security forces on Rohingya villagers were completely unacceptable. […]

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Religion is not the only reason Rohingyas are being forced out of Myanmar Minorities in Myanmar, including the Rohingya, are resilient in the face of persecution. Giuseppe Forino, Author provided Giuseppe Forino, University of Newcastle; Jason von Meding, University of Newcastle, and Thomas Johnson, University of Newcastle Recent weeks have seen an escalation of violence […]

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Rohingya genocide: the world can’t help until Myanmar changes its ways Ashraful Azad, University of Chittagong After two weeks of extreme violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where at least 400 people have been killed and 270,000 Rohingyas have fled their homes, the country’s de facto leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, finally spoke up […]

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Rohingya crisis: UN sees ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar 11 September 2017 From the section Asia Asia migrant crisis Media playback is unsupported on your device Aid agencies say Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are in desperate need of aid The security operation targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the UN […]

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Rohingya Muslim crisis: 400,000 sign petition to strip Aung Sang Suu Kyi of Nobel Prize ‘The de facto ruler has done nothing to stop this crime against humanity,’ says campaigner Harriet Agerholm @HarrietAgerholm Monday 11 September 2017 02:55 BST The Independent Online The leader of Burma’s National League for a Democracy was given the prestigious award […]

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The Hindu Suhasini Haider, Delhi 11 September, 2017 Delhi broke silence on Rohingya issue India’s shift in position on the Myanmar issue on Saturday, where it expressed concerns about the outflow of Rohingya refugees for the first time in recent months, was prompted by a series of requests from the Bangladesh government “at the highest […]

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