Myanmar Crisis - Special Reports

Burma: UN to investigate crimes against Rohingya Muslims

THE top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Burma's Rakhine state. The post Burma: UN to investigate crimes against Rohingya Muslims appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-03-25 01:03 | Burma, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

UN to investigate crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

The top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape, and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state, Reuters re
2017-03-24 15:03 | News | IINA

UN to probe alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

UN mission will investigate allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya in Myanmar.
2017-03-24 13:03 | News | Aljazeera

Mr. Kofi Annan led Advisory Commission must not be mistaken as an alternative to U.N. led Commission of Inquiry

Date: 23 March 2017 Mr. Kofi Annan led Advisory Commission must not be mistaken as an alternative to U.N. led Commission of Inquiry The European Rohingya Council (ERC) welcomes the The post Mr. Kofi Annan led Advisory Commission must not be mistaken as an alternative to U.N. led Commission of Inquiry appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-24 08:03 | Articles, Documents, National News | RVision

Turkish Diplomats Visit Sittwe IDP Camps

By Saeed Arakani | March 23, 2017 Sittwe (Akyab) — The Diplomats from the Turkish Embassy in Yangon visited the Rohingya IDP (Internally Displaced People) Camps here in Sittwe Township The post Turkish Diplomats Visit Sittwe IDP Camps appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-22 19:03 | Articles, National News, Akyab | RVision

Rohingyas dare to dream

THEY might be a small club, but they have big dreams. For the Rohingya Football Club (RFC), their dream is to have their own national team and play in the The post Rohingyas dare to dream appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-21 04:03 | Sports, Arakan, RFC | RVision

Myanmar’s Commission Accuses Rohingya Refugees of Fleeing Homes for no Reason

By Najmul Hassan | March 21, 2017 Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh — The Myanmar Commission of Inquiry has accused the freshly arrived Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh of fleeing their homes in The post Myanmar’s Commission Accuses Rohingya Refugees of Fleeing Homes for no Reason appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-20 20:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Gov’t Imposes Total Travel Ban on Rohingyas

By Rohingya Eye | March 20, 2017 Maungdaw – The Myanmar government resumed travel ban on the Rohingya people especially in northern Maungdaw region on Sunday (Mar 19) as the The post Gov’t Imposes Total Travel Ban on Rohingyas appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-20 11:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Burma: Hardline Buddhists protest citizenship for Rohingya

HUNDREDS of hardline Buddhists in Rakhine state took to the streets on Sunday in protest of government plans to give citizenship to members of the Rohingya Muslim minority community. The post Burma: Hardline Buddhists protest citizenship for Rohingya appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-03-20 03:03 | Burma, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

Police close in three Rohingya siblings over murder case in Marang

KUALA TERENGGANU, March 19 — Police are now closing in on three Rohingya siblings in connection with the murder of a Myanmar man at a house in Kampung Pak Madah, Marang yesterday.   Terengganu Criminal Investigation Department chief ACP Wan...
2017-03-19 14:03 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Thai cops detain 27 Rohingya being smuggled into Malaysia

NARATHIWAT: Thai authorities detained 27 ethnic Rohingyas in the Salamai sub-district of Tak Bai early today for allegedly trying to enter Malaysia. Narathiwat Regional Immigration chief Col Noppadol Rakchart said The post Thai cops detain 27 Rohingya being smuggled into Malaysia appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-18 03:03 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

One Man Killed, Another Youth Missing in Northern Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 17, 2017 Maungdaw — A Rohingya man in his late 40s was found dead with his throat slit and stomach stabbed several times in The post One Man Killed, Another Youth Missing in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-17 13:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Myanmar must ‘allow Rohingya to leave camps’

Myanmar should close bleak camps where tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims have been trapped for nearly five years, according to a commission led by former United Nations chief The post Myanmar must ‘allow Rohingya to leave camps’ appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-17 02:03 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Children among hundreds of Rohingya detained in Burma crackdown

CHILDREN as young as 10 years old are among hundreds of Rohingya Muslims detained on charges of consorting with insurgents, according to a police document seen by Reuters which sheds new light on Burma's (Myanmar) security campaign in the country's northwest. The post Children among hundreds of Rohingya detained in Burma crackdown appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-03-17 01:03 | Burma, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

Myanmar must 'allow Rohingya to leave camps'

Panel led by ex-UN boss Kofi Annan says camps where tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are trapped should be closed.
2017-03-16 16:03 | News | Aljazeera

A fight to survive for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

In cramped and unhygienic camps thousands of refugees face disease, hunger and uncertainty about the future.
2017-03-16 12:03 | News | Aljazeera

Zahid urges Myanmar to immediately end Rohingya Muslim crisis

PUTRAJAYA, March 16 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has urged Myanmar to immediately end the crisis faced by the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the International Rohingya...
2017-03-16 10:03 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Massive Fire Destroys Dozens of Filling Stations in Kyauktaw

By Heng Si | March 16, 2017 Kyauktaw — A massive fire burned through dozens of filling stations here in Kyauktaw Township on Wednesday (Mar 15) evening. At least 41 The post Massive Fire Destroys Dozens of Filling Stations in Kyauktaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-15 19:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Anifah: Malaysia will continue to highlight issue of Rohingya Muslims

PUTRAJAYA, March 15 — Malaysia, as a responsible member of the international community, will continue to play its part to contribute to efforts in addressing the plight that has befallen the Rohingya Muslims minority in Myanmar. Foreign...
2017-03-15 15:03 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Persecution path: Following Myanmar's fleeing Rohingya

The exodus of nearly 100,000 Rohingya since October has brought their plight into the international spotlight.
2017-03-15 14:03 | News | Aljazeera

Torture, Rape in Myanmar

When soldiers went searching for militants in Myanmar’s Rakhine state last October, the result for members of the Rohingya minority was disastrous. Villages were burned, men were killed, women were sexually abused. And when one woman complained of rape, she was accused of lying by the office of the country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, […] The post Torture, Rape in Myanmar appeared first on Asia Sentinel .
2017-03-15 13:03 | Headline, Myanmar, Politics | AsiaSentinel

Displaced Rohingya Man Dies of Treatable Diseases

By Saeed Arakani | March 15, 2017 Sittwe (Akyab) – An internally displaced Rohingya man died of urinary retention and jaundice in Sittwe (Akyab) Township at around 3:00 AM today The post Displaced Rohingya Man Dies of Treatable Diseases appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-15 11:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Another Mass grave of Rohingyas found in Northern Maungdaw

  Another mass grave was found on 18th February 2017, whom were earlier killed by military. In this tragic incidence military were disinterring the remains of the corpses to hide The post Another Mass grave of Rohingyas found in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-15 09:03 | Evidence, Genocide, Mass Grave | RVision

Conference on Rohingya draws speakers, delegates from ASEAN, Muslim countries

PUTRAJAYA: The International Conference on Rohingya (ICR) 2017 rolled out smoothly as planned at the Putrajaya Marriott this evening, featuring prominent speakers such as Organisation of Islamic Co-operation’s (OIC) special The post Conference on Rohingya draws speakers, delegates from ASEAN, Muslim countries appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-15 05:03 | Conferences & Events, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Amid mounting criticism, is Aung San Suu Kyi still a noble Nobel winner?

THE plight of the Rohingya was brutally summed up by UN special rapporteur Yanghee Lee when she told of horrific allegations from the community of children being thrown into fires, people tied up indoors while their homes were set ablaze and last but not least, the violent raping of local women. The post Amid mounting criticism, is Aung San Suu Kyi still a noble Nobel winner? appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-03-15 03:03 | Burma, Insights, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

'Hopelessly weak': Australia slammed for refusing to back UN investigation into Myanmar Rohingya atrocities

Human rights groups condemn the Turnbull government's decision, saying it 'sweeps under the carpet' Myanmar's crimes against humanity.
2017-03-14 13:03 | News | TheAge

Myanmar: Major ethnic groups and where they live

There are 135 ethnic groups in the country but Rohingya Muslims are rendered stateless and stripped of citizenship.
2017-03-14 13:03 | News | Aljazeera

Monthly Update on HumanRights abuses and religious intolerance in Burma

The post Monthly Update on HumanRights abuses and religious intolerance in Burma appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-14 08:03 | International Rohingya Report, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Statement by Ms. Yanghee LEE, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council

Agenda item 4 Geneva, 13 March 2017 Statement by Ms. Yanghee LEE, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the 34th session of the Human Rights The post Statement by Ms. Yanghee LEE, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-14 07:03 | International Rohingya Report, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Yanghee Lee: High-level UN probe needed for Rohingya

Myanmar “may be trying to expel” all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert says, pushing for a high-level inquiry into abuses against the Muslim minority community. Yanghee The post Yanghee Lee: High-level UN probe needed for Rohingya appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-14 02:03 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Burma seeks to ‘expel’ Rohingya Muslim minority – UN expert

BURMA (Myanmar) may be using bureaucratic means to get rid of its Rohingya Muslim minority after a security crackdown against them caused an international outcry, the UN human rights investigator on Burma said on Monday. The post Burma seeks to ‘expel’ Rohingya Muslim minority – UN expert appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-03-14 02:03 | Bangladesh, Burma, News | AsianCorrespondent

Yanghee Lee: High-level UN probe needed for Rohingya

UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar calls for international probe into abuses against Rohingya Muslims.
2017-03-13 18:03 | News | Aljazeera

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar persecution probe

A group representing Rohingya in Europe has called on the European Union to support a UN investigation into “Myanmar’s Crimes against Rohingya.”
2017-03-13 14:03 | News | IINA

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar persecution probe

A group representing Rohingya in Europe has called on the European Union to support a UN investigation into “Myanmar’s Crimes against Rohingya.” The European Rohingya Council (ERC), said in a statement that it was “deeply shocked and extremely concerned” about the EU’s decision not to support the UN investigation. It was reported earlier last month that the EU decided not to back up the international inquiry sought by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein. According to the
2017-03-13 13:03 | News | AbrarOnline

Closing Malaysian embassy in Myanmar not a solution to Rohingya crisis, deputy minister says

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — The proposal to close the Malaysian Embassy in Myanmar in protest of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims is not viable as it will only hinder Malaysia’s efforts in resolving the Rohingya issue. Deputy Foreign...
2017-03-13 11:03 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Three Absconding Myanmar Soldiers Nabbed

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 13, 2017 Maungdaw — Almost 40 hours after three Myanmar troops went absconding, they were nabbed by their commander and other troop members from The post Three Absconding Myanmar Soldiers Nabbed appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-12 23:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Jammu: Right-wing groups try to evict Rohingya refugees

As right-wing groups run a campaign against Rohingya in Indian-administered Kashmir, refugees fear having to flee again.
2017-03-12 14:03 | News | Aljazeera

Myanmar Matters: Protect The Rohingya, Protect Us All

By Jamila Hanan The plight of the Rohingya, you must have heard about it by now: one million people living in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in the state of Arakan (renamed Rakhine) on the coastline bordering Bangladesh. Denied their right to citizenship by a law passed in 1982, the Rohingya are the world’s most […]
2017-03-11 19:03 | #Current Affairs, Action-Alerts, Anti-Muslim Bigotry | MuslimMatters

Rohingya Women Organization Inaugurated in Malaysia

By M.S. Anwar | March 11, 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — A Rohingya women organization named ‘Rohingya Women Development Network (RWDN)’, the first women-centric organization of its kind, has been The post Rohingya Women Organization Inaugurated in Malaysia appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-11 12:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Italian Ambassador to Myanmar Visits Volence-Hit Rohingya Areas

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 10, 2017 Maungdaw — The Italian Ambassador to Myanmar, H.E. Mr. Pier Giorgio Aliberti, visited the violence-hit Rohingya villages in northern Maungdaw yesterday (on The post Italian Ambassador to Myanmar Visits Volence-Hit Rohingya Areas appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-09 18:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Deserted Rohingya House Set Ablaze

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 9, 2017 Maungdaw — A deserted Rohingya house was set ablaze by unknown assailants at Du’dan (Ludain) village in northern Maungdaw around 12:30 AM The post Deserted Rohingya House Set Ablaze appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-09 15:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Myanmar 'unlikely' to face UN probe on Rohingya abuses

Contrary to the UN Human Rights Council proposals, EU diplomats say they prefer existing mechanism to probe abuses.
2017-03-09 06:03 | News | Aljazeera

Burma set to Dodge Full UN Probe on Arakan State

GENEVA – Myanmar looks set to escape an international investigation into alleged atrocities against its Rohingya minority, after the European Union decided not to seek one at the U.N. Human The post Burma set to Dodge Full UN Probe on Arakan State appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-09 06:03 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Burma: Full UN probe on Rohingya abuse unlikely after EU fail to seek one

BURMA looks set to escape an international investigation into alleged atrocities against its Rohingya minority, after the European Union decided not to seek one at the U.N. Human Rights Council, a draft resolution seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday. The post Burma: Full UN probe on Rohingya abuse unlikely after EU fail to seek one appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-03-09 01:03 | Bangladesh, Burma, News | AsianCorrespondent

Despite Harsh Conditions, Rohingya Students Sit for University Entrance Examination

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 8, 2017 Maungdaw – Despite the harsh and disastrous conditions faced by the Rohingya community in Maungdaw Township and other places, hundreds of Rohingya The post Despite Harsh Conditions, Rohingya Students Sit for University Entrance Examination appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-08 11:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Peoples’ Tribunal Indicts Myanmar Leaders for Genocide Against Rohingya, Atrocities Against Kachin

Viewers from 38 countries, across six continents watched the culmination of the first Peoples’ Tribunal on Myanmar: a swift indictment against the leaders of Myanmar’s government for the crime of The post Peoples’ Tribunal Indicts Myanmar Leaders for Genocide Against Rohingya, Atrocities Against Kachin appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-08 03:03 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

People’s Tribunal on Myanmar State Crimes to be announced

LONDON: On the 6th and 7th March, representatives of Rohingya and Kachin victim groups will present first-hand, live and recorded, testimonies about crimes committed by the Myanmar state against their The post People’s Tribunal on Myanmar State Crimes to be announced appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-07 01:03 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Abuses on Rohingyas Increase for Rejecting NV Card

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 4, 2017 Maungdaw- The Myanmar authorities have increased the abuses on the Rohingya people in Maungdaw Township as they refuse to accept NV Card The post Abuses on Rohingyas Increase for Rejecting NV Card appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-06 10:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Myanmar Gov’t Tempts Rohingyas for NVC with Ludicrous Leaflets

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 5, 2017 Maungdaw — The Myanmar government handed some ludicrous leaflets with rhetorical lines written in three languages — Myanmar, English and Bengali — The post Myanmar Gov’t Tempts Rohingyas for NVC with Ludicrous Leaflets appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-04 20:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

  The post Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-03 10:03 | International Rohingya Report, Burma, Genocide | RVision