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UN urges Myanmar to end Rohingya violence – Al Jazeera

UN urges Myanmar to end Rohingya violence – Al Jazeera.....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanaoexaminer mindanaoexaminerSep 14th, 2017

Rohingya gang-rapes bared

UNITED NATIONS, United States -- Myanmar troops gang-raped countless Rohingya women and girls during a military campaign that sent hundreds of thousands fleeing across the border to Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch said Thursday. The US-based rights group said in a report that the sexual violence, along with other atrocities committed….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Mounting evidence of Myanmar genocide – watchdogs

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Myanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya, burned victims alive, and gang-raped women and girls, according to two separate reports detailing mounting evidence of genocide against the minority group. Human Rights Watch focused on the use of sexual violence in its report on the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

No Asean condemnation of violence against Rohingya Muslims

THERE was no condemnation from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) concerning the violence committed by Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslims living in Rakhine State. Based on the Chairman’s Statement on the 31st Asean Summit hosted and chaired by the Philippines this week, the 10-member regional bloc was limited to urging Myanmar “to continue… link: No Asean condemnation of violence against Rohingya Muslims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Give displaced Rohingya jobs to prevent human trafficking, companies told

 Businesses could cut the risk of human trafficking and exploitation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya in Bangladesh who have fled violence in Myanmar by giving them decent job opportunities, experts said on Wednesday. Source link link: Give displaced Rohingya jobs to prevent human trafficking, companies told.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2017

US to press Suu Kyi and army on Rohingya

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar -- Washington’s top diplomat arrived in Myanmar Wednesday to press civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the country’s powerful army chief over violence-torn Rakhine state, where troops are accused of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s one-day stop in the capital Naypyidaw comes as….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 15th, 2017

Tillerson in Myanmar to press Suu Kyi and army on Rohingya

Washington’s top diplomat arrived in Myanmar Wednesday to press civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the country’s powerful army chief over violence-torn Rakhine state, where troops are accused of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. #BeFullyInformed Tillerson in Myanmar to press Suu Kyi and army on Rohingya Washington’s top diplomat arrived in Myanmar Wednesday to press… link: Tillerson in Myanmar to press Suu Kyi and army on Rohingya.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2017

Myanmar Rohingya exodus leaves ghostland behind

ALE THAN KYAW, Myanmar – Torched villages and unharvested paddy fields stretch to the horizon in Myanmar's violence-gutted Rakhine state, where a dwindling number of Muslim Rohingya remain trapped in limbo after an army crackdown coursed through the region. A rare military-organized trip for foreign media by helicopter to Maungdaw district – ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Tillerson to press Myanmar army chief to halt violence in Rakhine

YANGON – 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 stem the Rohingya refugee crisis, a senior State Department official said. More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since late […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

UN turns up pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council on Monday, November 6, called on Myanmar to rein in its military campaign in Rakhine state and allow hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya driven from their homes to return. In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council strongly condemned the violence that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

Meth seizures shoot up in Myanmar’s crisis-hit Rakhine

YANGON: Myanmar police have seized more than $5 million worth of methamphetamine pills in the north of violence-racked Rakhine state this month, an officer said Sunday. Millions of the caffeine-laced meth tablets were intercepted in Maungdaw district, the center of an army-led crackdown that has driven more than half a million Rohingya Muslims to flee [...] The post Meth seizures shoot up in Myanmar’s crisis-hit Rakhine appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2017

Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

COX'S BAZAR — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

Hungry, destitute and scared, thousands of new Rohingya refugees crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar early on Monday, Reuters witnesses said, fleeing attacks by Buddhist mobs and hunger that the United Nations has called ethnic cleansing......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

UN chief urges Myanmar to halt anti-Rohingya operations

UN chief urges Myanmar to halt anti-Rohingya operations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 29th, 2017

‘Egregious’ sexual violence reports emerge from Rohingya – Al Jazeera

‘Egregious’ sexual violence reports emerge from Rohingya – Al Jazeera.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2017

Group condemns Myanmar s use of land mines

BANGKOK — The Latest on Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh (all times local): 7 p.m......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2017

Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2017

Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya 'issue'

Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya 'issue'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2017

Myanmar army chief urges unity on Rohingya issue – The Manila Times

Myanmar army chief urges unity on Rohingya issue – The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2017

As Rohingya flee violence, Myanmar s Suu Kyi skips UN meet

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven nearly 380,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country, the government.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

Violence against Rohingya ‘is genocide’ – Al Jazeera

Violence against Rohingya ‘is genocide’ – Al Jazeera.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2017