Myanmar Crisis - Special Reports

Rohingyas: Lurching from Crisis to Crisis

In this special series of reports, IPS journalists travel to the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar to speak with Rohingya refugees, humanitarian workers and officials about the still-unfolding human rights and health crises facing this long-marginalized and persecuted community. The post Rohingyas: Lurching from Crisis to Crisis appeared first on Inter Press Service .
2017-12-16 15:12 | Aid, Asia-Pacific, Development & Aid | IPSnews

Moghs Burnt Alive 2 Rohingya Students to Death

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 16th December 2017 Kyauktaw: Fanatic Rakhines (Moghs) in continuation of blazing Rohingya houses and properties burnt alive 2 Rohingya students to death in their The post Moghs Burnt Alive 2 Rohingya Students to Death appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-16 14:12 | National News, Arakan, Fire | RVision

UAE: Bangladesh field hospital for Rohingya refugees inaugurated

The hospital will provide diagnostic, treatment and preventive services for children and elderly individuals suffering from diseases caused by the lack of access to basic health care A UAE-Bangladesh voluntary The post UAE: Bangladesh field hospital for Rohingya refugees inaugurated appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-16 06:12 | Rohingya in Bangladesh, Rohingya on International Media, Arakan | RVision

Rohingya’s Evacuated Villages Looted Shamelessly by Hindus & Moghs

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 16th December 2017 Maungdaw: A Mosque (Masjid) and evacuated Rohingya houses in different villages have been either destroyed or dismantled to loot the properties The post Rohingya’s Evacuated Villages Looted Shamelessly by Hindus & Moghs appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-16 05:12 | National News, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Burmese Immigration’s Forceful Activities for Accepting NVC Touches Minbya

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 15th December 2017 Minbya: 5 Governmental authorities along with the immigration departments’ forceful activities to make Rohingyas National Verification Card (NVC) have touched villages The post Burmese Immigration’s Forceful Activities for Accepting NVC Touches Minbya appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-15 07:12 | National News, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Accidental Fire Broke out in Leda Makeshift Camp

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 15th December 2017 Leda, Cox’s Bazaar: An accidental fire broke out in an area known as Abista in Leda old makeshift camp of Cox’s The post Accidental Fire Broke out in Leda Makeshift Camp appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-15 04:12 | Rohingya in Bangladesh, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in one month in Myanmar, MSF says

More than 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including at least 730 children under the age of five, were killed in the first month of a crackdown that started in August in Myanmar’s The post 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in one month in Myanmar, MSF says appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-15 03:12 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

The Guardian view on Myanmar: telling the truth about the Rohingya | Editorial

Research by Médecins Sans Frontières suggests that at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of attacks in Rakhine state More than 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were shot, burned and beaten to death in the first month of the brutal campaign against them that began in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in August. According to this estimate from Médecins Sans Frontières, they included at least 730 children, some plucked from their mothers’ arms to be murdered. The Myanmar
2017-12-14 19:12 | Rohingya, Myanmar, War crimes | Guardian

SLIDESHOW: Tales of the 21st Century – Rohingyas Without a State

IPS journalists have been reporting from the camp areas within Bangladesh. They have met and spoken to many Rohingya families and learned first-hand what happened to them - the women, children and men - and what their hopes are for the future. Our journalists captured images from far and wide that reflect the agony and fears of the Rohingya who are living in dismal conditions. The post SLIDESHOW: Tales of the 21st Century – Rohingyas Without a
2017-12-14 17:12 | Aid, Asia-Pacific, Development & Aid | IPSnews

MSF: More than 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

MSF data shows 6,700 Rohingya were killed by Myanmar security forces in the month following August 25.
2017-12-14 17:12 | News | Aljazeera

Rohingya Refugees Endure Lingering Trauma

In this special series of reports, IPS journalists travel to the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar to speak with Rohingya refugees, humanitarian workers and officials about the still-unfolding human rights and health crises facing this long-marginalized and persecuted community. The post Rohingya Refugees Endure Lingering Trauma appeared first on Inter Press Service .
2017-12-14 14:12 | Aid, Asia-Pacific, Crime & Justice | IPSnews

6,700 Rohingya killed in first month of Myanmar violence: MSF

Gunshot wounds were the cause of death in 69 percent of the cases, according to the survey. At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday. The figure is the highest estimated death toll yet of violence that erupted on August 25 and triggered a massive refugee crisis, with more than 620,000 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh in
2017-12-14 14:12 | News | AbrarOnline

9,000 Rohingya Muslims die in Myanmar in one month: Médecins Sans Frontières

Surveys conducted by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in refugee camps in Bangladesh estimate that 6,700 Rohingya Muslim, in the most conservative estimations are estimated to have been killed in August, including at least 730 children below the
2017-12-14 13:12 | News | IINA

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2017-12-14 13:12 | News | NPR

6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in one month in Myanmar, MSF says

At least 730 young children among people shot, burned or beaten to death in Rakhine state between August and September More than 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including at least 730 children under the age of five, were killed in the first month of a crackdown that started in August in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state, according to Médecins Sans Frontières. The figures released on Thursday by the humanitarian agency are believed to be a conservative estimate and far
2017-12-14 13:12 | Myanmar, South and Central Asia, World news | Guardian

6,700 Rohingya, 730 children killed in first month of Myanmar violence: MSF

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday. The figure is the highest estimated death toll yet of violence that erupted on August 25 and triggered a massive refugee crisis, … Continued The post 6,700 Rohingya, 730 children killed in first month of Myanmar violence: MSF appeared first on
2017-12-14 11:12 | World, Aung San Suu Kyi, Buddhist extremists | EgyptIndependent

Failing in Fulfilling Authorities Demands’ Made 2 Rohingya Arrested

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 14th December 2017 Maungdaw: Failing to fulfill the demand of authorities 2 innocent Rohingyas were arrested from different villages of Maungdaw Township, reports victims. The post Failing in Fulfilling Authorities Demands’ Made 2 Rohingya Arrested appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-14 11:12 | National News, Arakan, ARSA | RVision

At Least 6,700 Myanmar Rohingya Killed In Single Month, Aid Group Says

Doctors Without Borders conducted field studies in neighboring Bangladesh, where Rohingya Muslims have fled since the beginning of what the U.N. describes as "ethnic cleansing."
2017-12-14 11:12 | News | NPR

Burma arrests two Reuters journalists covering Rohingya crisis

TWO JOURNALISTS who have been covering the Rohingya crisis in Rakhine State of Burma (Myanmar) have been arrested and face up to 14 years imprisonment under the country’s Colonial-era Official Secrets Act. The post Burma arrests two Reuters journalists covering Rohingya crisis appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-12-14 02:12 | Burma, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

Myanmar arrests two Reuters journalists with leaked Rohingya attack documents

Myanmar's government has arrested two journalists working for the Reuters newsagency who had been leaked documents on brutal military-led attacks on Rohingya Muslims in the country's Rakhine State.
2017-12-14 01:12 | News | TheAge

Aung San Suu Kyi has Freedom of Dublin award revoked

Councillors vote overwhelmingly to remove award from Myanmar leader, whose handling the Rohingya crisis has been fiercely criticised Dublin councillors have voted to revoke an award given to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to protest her handling of violence against Rohingya Muslims in her country, Irish media reported. The vast majority of councillors backed the move to revoke the Freedom of the City of Dublin award, with 59 votes in favour, two against and one abstention, broadcaster
2017-12-14 00:12 | Ireland, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar | Guardian

Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar

News agency says arrests are attack on press freedom and US embassy says it is deeply concerned The news agency Reuters has said it is “outraged” by the arrest of two of its journalists in Myanmar and accused officials of an attack against press freedoms. Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, were held under the Official Secrets Act, the government announced on Wednesday. It accused them of having documents related to unrest in Rakhine
2017-12-13 20:12 | Myanmar, Reuters, Press freedom | Guardian

The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on the run for years, fleeing by foot, walking for days at end to seek a safe place for their women and children. Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border […] The post The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’ appeared first on Inter Press Service .
2017-12-13 10:12 | Asia-Pacific, Development & Aid, Human Rights | IPSnews

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya's plight

Rohingya refugees share harrowing stories in immersive documentary project by Al Jazeera and Amnesty International.
2017-12-13 07:12 | News | Aljazeera

BGP Uses Abusive Tools In Extracting Rohingya’s Money

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 13th December 2017 Buthidaung: Border Guard Police (BGP) physically abused and tortured Rohingyas in their illegal Arrest and extracted mass money over releasing in The post BGP Uses Abusive Tools In Extracting Rohingya’s Money appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-13 06:12 | National News, Arakan, Arrests | RVision

Myanmar can draw on UN expertise in tackling Rohingya returns, Security Council told

The United Nations can help Myanmar to defuse inter-communal tensions and create an environment for safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refugees, the Organization’s top political official said Tuesday, stressing The post Myanmar can draw on UN expertise in tackling Rohingya returns, Security Council told appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-13 06:12 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Burmese Immigration Detained a Guiltless Rohingya

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 13th December 2017 Maungdaw: Burmese Immigration arrested a guiltless Rohingya in their illegal checks on Rohingya villages in Maungdaw Township on 12th December 2017 The post Burmese Immigration Detained a Guiltless Rohingya appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-13 04:12 | National News, Arakan, Arrest | RVision

Myanmar/Bangladesh: MSF surveys estimate that at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed during the attacks in Myanmar

“Currently people are still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh and those who do manage to cross the border still report being subject to violence in recent weeks.” Language English
2017-12-12 14:12 | News | MSF

Maungdaw: Authorities Illegal Arrests Targets Innocents

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 12th December 2017 Maungdaw: Border Guard Police (BGP) arrests innocent Rohingyas in different villages of Maungdaw by accusing falsely and demanded money over their The post Maungdaw: Authorities Illegal Arrests Targets Innocents appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-12 09:12 | National News, Arakan, Arrests | RVision

The traders cashing in on Rohingya misery: 'It's the best profit of my life' | William Worley

Entrepreneurial Bangladeshis in Cox’s Bazar are making more money than ever before thanks to the influx of desperate refugees from Myanmar Nurul Afsar is one of the many entrepreneurial Bangladeshis who is thriving as a result of the human crisis on his doorstep. “I am very happy,” says Afsar, 27. “Everyone is profiting, every car, every vehicle. I know a bamboo seller who makes twice what he used to.” Afsar, from nearby Ukhiya, drives Rohingya refugees in
2017-12-12 06:12 | Migration and development, Conflict and development, Global development | Guardian

USAID announces $7.5 million award to UNICEF to fight malnutrition among Rohingya refugees

“On December 6, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded $7.5 million to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) under the Food for Peace Act to improve the nutritional The post USAID announces $7.5 million award to UNICEF to fight malnutrition among Rohingya refugees appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-12 05:12 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

100,000 Medical Consultations in 100 Days

HEALTHCARE FOR ROHINGYA REFUGEES AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN BANGLADESH The post 100,000 Medical Consultations in 100 Days appeared first on Inter Press Service .
2017-12-11 18:12 | Migration & Refugees, TerraViva United Nations | IPSnews

If It Wants to, The World Can End This Genocide: Q&A with Rohingya Activist Nay San Lwin

 
2017-12-11 14:12 | NEWS, Interviews, Main Headlines | AlBawaba

Violence Against Rohingya 'May' Constitute Genocide: UK Report

  A U.K. parliament report said Rohingya violence may count as genocide It said the U.K government lacked efforts to recognize the violence "[T]he Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was reluctant to commit to a definition” The Rohingya are described by the U.N. as the world's most persecuted people   The violence targeting Myanmar’s Muslim minority “amounts to ethnic cleansing,” a U.K. parliament
2017-12-11 10:12 | NEWS, Main Headlines, Asia | AlBawaba

21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

The use of rape by Myanmar’s armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, The Associated Press found in interviews with 29 Rohingya Muslim women and girls now in Bangladesh. They were interviewed separately, come from a variety of villages in Myanmar and now live spread across several refugee camps in Bangladesh. Yet their stories were … Continued The post 21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces appeared first on Egypt Independent .
2017-12-11 10:12 | World, burma, girls | EgyptIndependent

Army’s rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP

The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar’s security forces has been sweeping and methodical, the Associated Press news agency found in interviews with 29 women and girls who fled to The post Army’s rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-11 09:12 | Rohingya on International Media, AP, Arakan | RVision

Army's rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP

News agency investigation finds rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been systematic and widespread.
2017-12-11 07:12 | News | Aljazeera

Security Forces & Moghs Created Men-Made Firestorm on Rohingya houses

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 11th December 2017 Buthidaung: Rakhines (Moghs) and Luien Thein (Security Forces) created firestorm on Rohingya houses in Village of Buthidaung Township on 10th December The post Security Forces & Moghs Created Men-Made Firestorm on Rohingya houses appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-11 05:12 | National News, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'

More than half of Myanmar's Rohingya have fled the country since 1978 because of periodic military crackdowns. Activist Adbul Rasheed is working for the safe repatriation of his people.
2017-12-10 22:12 | News | NPR

Rohingyas Horrific Outcry in Newly Makeshift Camps of Bangladesh

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents| 9th November 2017 Cox’sBazar: Rohingyas in newly makeshift camp in Onciparang of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh from water supply to daily movement by local authorities in The post Rohingyas Horrific Outcry in Newly Makeshift Camps of Bangladesh appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-09 09:12 | National News, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

​UNHCR warns against any hasty returns of Rohingya to Myanmar

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday that peace and stability must be restored in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state before any Rohingyas can return from Bangladesh, under international standards on voluntary repatriation
2017-12-09 09:12 | News | IINA

Money Extortion Intensifies both in Maungdaw and Buthidaung

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 9th December 2017 Arakan: Military arrested a Rohingya, demanding money over his release and Border Guard police (BGP) conducted illegal checks and extorted money The post Money Extortion Intensifies both in Maungdaw and Buthidaung appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-09 08:12 | National News, Arakan, BGP | RVision

UNHCR ready to be part of Working Group on Rohingya repatriation

The UN refugee agency says it is ready to help Bangladesh and Myanmar to work towards arrangements that would properly enable Rohingya refugees to return home freely, safely and with The post UNHCR ready to be part of Working Group on Rohingya repatriation appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-09 06:12 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Rohingya Refugees: The Woes of Women (Part Two)

In this special series of reports, IPS journalists travel to the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar to speak with Rohingya refugees, humanitarian workers and officials about the still-unfolding human rights and health crises facing this long-marginalized and persecuted community. The post Rohingya Refugees: The Woes of Women (Part Two) appeared first on Inter Press Service .
2017-12-08 13:12 | Aid, Asia-Pacific, Development & Aid | IPSnews

Lack of Immediate Healthcare killed a Teenage in BaluKhali Camp

By Rohingya Vision TV| 8th November 2017 Balukhali, Cox’s Bazar: Lack of immediate healthcare killed a Rohingya teenage girl in Balukhali camp of Cox’sBazar today (8th November 2017), reports an The post Lack of Immediate Healthcare killed a Teenage in BaluKhali Camp appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-08 07:12 | National News, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh: UNHCR

DHAKA: Rohingya refugees continue to flee Myanmar for Bangladesh even though both countries set up a timetable last month to allow them to start to return home, the UN refugee The post Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh: UNHCR appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-08 05:12 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

Rohingya Mothers Beg King Salman Release of their Sons from Shumaisi Detention

A group of Rohingya desperate mothers with tearful eyes in ragged dresses gathered in a camp location of Refugees in Southern Cox’s Bazar trying to send a request to the The post Rohingya Mothers Beg King Salman Release of their Sons from Shumaisi Detention appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-08 04:12 | National News, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Government Confined Remaining Rohingya from all Human Needs

By Rohingya Vision TV | 8th November 2017 Maungdaw: Remaining Rohingyas are confined from all human needs starting from food to healthcare in villages of Maungdaw, where government collaboration with The post Government Confined Remaining Rohingya from all Human Needs appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-08 04:12 | National News, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Rohingya Refugees: The Woes of Women – Part One

In this special series of reports, IPS journalists travel to the border region between Bangladesh and Myanmar to speak with Rohingya refugees, humanitarian workers and officials about the still-unfolding human rights and health crises facing this long-marginalized and persecuted community. The post Rohingya Refugees: The Woes of Women – Part One appeared first on Inter Press Service .
2017-12-07 13:12 | Aid, Asia-Pacific, Development & Aid | IPSnews

Trump ignores warnings with ‘reckless Jerusalem move’

President Donald Trump has announced that the US formally recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will begin the process of moving its embassy to the city, breaking with The post Trump ignores warnings with ‘reckless Jerusalem move’ appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-12-07 09:12 | International News, Al Quds, Israel | RVision