Myanmar Crisis - Special Reports

Breaking: Rakhine Extremists Torch Mosque in Rathedaung

By Saeed Arakani | April 26, 2017 Rathedaung — Rakhine extremists torched an ancient mosque in Rathedaung Township a few hours ago tonight, destroying the mosque from within. It has The post Breaking: Rakhine Extremists Torch Mosque in Rathedaung appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-25 19:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

New app allows users to ‘walk a mile’ in a Rohingya refugee’s shoes

KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 ― A ping on Kathijah's phone. The Rohingya girl picks up the message, it is from her brother Ishak in Myanmar. “Kat, r u safe?” he writes. “It was a raid, they found us. Had to run,” he said, before sending a...
2017-04-25 07:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

‘Walk a mile’ in a Rohingya refugee’s shoes through new app

The "Finding Home" app effectively takes over one's phone by recreating the mobile operating system of Kathijah's handset, prompting users to answer phone calls, text messages or scroll through her photo gallery. The post ‘Walk a mile’ in a Rohingya refugee’s shoes through new app appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-25 01:04 | Burma, News, Society | AsianCorrespondent

Border Guard Police Commits More Money Extortions in Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 24, 2017 Maungdaw — The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) have extorted more money from Rohingya people under numerous pretexts in the district of The post Border Guard Police Commits More Money Extortions in Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-24 12:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Can You Still Have Hope When Life Seems Hopeless?

We interviewed Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and asked about their hopes for the future. We were shaken by their answers.
2017-04-23 11:04 | News | NPR

Rohingya Inmate Dies in Kyaukphyu Prison

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 21, 2017 Maungdaw — A Rohingya inmate died in the Kyaukphyu prison in Arakan State of Myanmar (Burma) on Wednesday (Apr 19). The inmate The post Rohingya Inmate Dies in Kyaukphyu Prison appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-20 20:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Border Guard Police Resumes Oppressions of Rohingya People

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 20, 2017 Maungdaw – The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) have resumed usual tactics of oppressions of the Rohingya people and money extortions from The post Border Guard Police Resumes Oppressions of Rohingya People appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-20 12:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Rohingya Crisis In Southeast Asia: The Jihadi Dimension – Analysis

The Rohingya problem is an old one. After nearly 70 years, the problem has been greatly aggravated by rising sectarian
2017-04-19 06:04 | 1, Analysis, Al Qaeda | EurasiaReview

Breaking: Military Continue to Raid Rohingya Villages across Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 18, 2017 Maungdaw – The Myanmar military have continued to raid different Rohingya villages across Maungdaw Township after they resumed a new round of The post Breaking: Military Continue to Raid Rohingya Villages across Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-18 10:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Breaking: Military Continue to Raid Rohingya Villages across Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 18, 2017 Maungdaw – The Myanmar military have continued to raid different Rohingya villages across Maungdaw Township after they resumed a new round of The post Breaking: Military Continue to Raid Rohingya Villages across Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-18 10:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Massive Fire Destroys Market in Northern Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 17, 2017 Maungdaw — A massive fire destroyed the market at the village of ‘Zin Paing Nya’ in northern Maungdaw yesterday (on Apr 16) The post Massive Fire Destroys Market in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-16 18:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Massive Fire Destroys Market in Northern Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 17, 2017 Maungdaw — A massive fire destroyed the market at the village of ‘Zin Paing Nya’ in northern Maungdaw yesterday (on Apr 16) The post Massive Fire Destroys Market in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-16 18:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Military Raid Rohingya Village in Northern Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 16, 2017 Maungdaw — Approximately 90 Myanmar military personnel conducted raids on two hamlets of the village of ‘Long Doong’ in Northern Maungdaw this The post Military Raid Rohingya Village in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-16 11:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Military Raid Rohingya Village in Northern Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 16, 2017 Maungdaw — Approximately 90 Myanmar military personnel conducted raids on two hamlets of the village of ‘Long Doong’ in Northern Maungdaw this The post Military Raid Rohingya Village in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-16 11:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Nine Rohingya families told to vacate land on which they live

SRINAGAR: Scores of Rohingya Muslim refugee families who were beaten and threatened by a group of goons in Jammu a couple of days ago are facing expulsion as the land The post Nine Rohingya families told to vacate land on which they live appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-15 02:04 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Nine Rohingya families told to vacate land on which they live

SRINAGAR: Scores of Rohingya Muslim refugee families who were beaten and threatened by a group of goons in Jammu a couple of days ago are facing expulsion as the land The post Nine Rohingya families told to vacate land on which they live appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-15 02:04 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Extremists Torch Rohingya Refugee Camps in India’s Jammu Again

By M. Arafat | April 15, 2017 Jammu, India — Members of a far right-wing Hindu extremist group burned down at least 8 Rohingya Refugee camps here in the Jammu The post Extremists Torch Rohingya Refugee Camps in India’s Jammu Again appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-14 20:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Authorities Demolish Religious Sanctuaries in Northern Maungdaw

By Rohingya Eye | March 14, 2017 Maungdaw – The Myanmar authorities have recently demolished mosques and cemeteries at the village of ‘Wapeik’ in northern Maungdaw while setting up a The post Authorities Demolish Religious Sanctuaries in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-14 09:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Long-Persecuted Rohingya Find Refuge, But Not Acceptance, In Bangladesh

Rohingya Muslims fleeing a recent crackdown in Myanmar are just the latest wave of refugees to arrive in Bangladesh. But patience is wearing thin in the impoverished country with scarce resources.
2017-04-14 08:04 | News | NPR

Aung San Suu Kyi 'hung out to dry', say East Timorese, Australian leaders

Aung San Suu Kyi has been "hung out to dry" over atrocities on Rohingya Muslims, according to two politicians from outside Myanmar.
2017-04-14 01:04 | News | TheAge

Aung San Suu Kyi 'hung out to dry', say East Timorese, Australian politicians

Aung San Suu Kyi has been "hung out to dry" over atrocities on Rohingya Muslims, according to two politicians from outside Myanmar.
2017-04-14 01:04 | News | TheAge

Burmese Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Has Turned Into an Apologist for Genocide Against Muslims

The longtime prisoner of conscience now leads Myanmar and defends her government's abuses, including killings and gang rapes, against the country's Rohingya minority. The post Burmese Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Has Turned Into an Apologist for Genocide Against Muslims appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-04-13 12:04 | Mehdi Hasan | TheIntercept

Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Describe Military Tactic Of Systematic Rape

Witnesses say Myanmar forces waged a six-month campaign of murder, arson and mass rape after Rohingya militants attacked border guards. The Muslim minority has long faced persecution in Myanmar.
2017-04-13 09:04 | News | NPR

Media Spread Rumors to Trigger Military Actions on Rohingyas

By Rohingya Eye | April 12, 2017 Maungdaw — A Burmese language media called ‘Thit Htoo Lwin’ published a report on April 8 alleging the Rohingya villagers in southern Maungdaw The post Media Spread Rumors to Trigger Military Actions on Rohingyas appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-12 13:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Displaced Rohingyas Denied Right to Fully Reclaim their Lands

By Rohingya Mirror | March 11, 2017 Maungdaw – The Myanmar government has denied the displaced Rohingya people in Maungdaw Township the right to fully reclaim their lands after they The post Displaced Rohingyas Denied Right to Fully Reclaim their Lands appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-11 10:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Rohingya man ‘thrashed’ in Jammu, asked to ‘leave city’, Police registers case

A Rohingya Muslim was allegedly attacked by some unidentified persons and threatened to leave the Jammu city on Monday, leading to registration of case by police into the incident. Superintendent The post Rohingya man ‘thrashed’ in Jammu, asked to ‘leave city’, Police registers case appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-11 03:04 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

UN urges Myanmar to release detained Rohingya children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday called for the release of Rohingya children detained during Myanmar's military crackdown on the Muslim minority in restive Rakhine state.
2017-04-10 13:04 | News | IINA

Burma: UNICEF urges govt to release detained Rohingya children

CHILDREN from the Burmese (Myanmar) Rohingya muslim minority are still being detained by the government following the heavy-handed crackdown on the restive Rakhine state in October, said the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The post Burma: UNICEF urges govt to release detained Rohingya children appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-10 03:04 | Burma, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

UNICEF pushes Myanmar to free Rohingya children

Yangon: The UN children’s agency UNICEF has called on Myanmar’s government to release Rohingya children detained as part of a sweeping military campaign in Rakhine state. More than 600 people The post UNICEF pushes Myanmar to free Rohingya children appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-10 02:04 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Rohingya Refugees Fearful of Forced Relocations to Hazardous ‘Thenga Chor’ Island

By MD Ismail | March 10, 2017 Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh — “Forced relocations to hazardous ‘Thenga Chor’ Island could put our lives at risk” said a Rohingya refugee representative to The post Rohingya Refugees Fearful of Forced Relocations to Hazardous ‘Thenga Chor’ Island appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-09 18:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Warrants Issued for Hundreds of Rohingya Youths in Northern Maungdaw

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 9, 2017 Maungdaw — The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) has recently issued arrest warrants for more than hundred of Rohingya youths in northern The post Warrants Issued for Hundreds of Rohingya Youths in Northern Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-09 14:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Headlines for April 7, 2017

President Trump Orders Missile Attack on Syrian Air Base, Syria Attack Launched Without Congressional Authorization, Russia Condemns U.S. Attack; Will Bolster Air Defenses in Syria, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Blasts "Illegal Regime Change War" in Syria, Senate Deploys "Nuclear Option," Paving Way for Gorsuch Confirmation, House Intelligence Committee Chair Steps Down from Russia Probe, Trump Falsely Claims Susan Rice Committed a Crime by Unmasking Intel, President Trump Hosts Chinese President at Trump Golf Resort, EPA to Slash Programs Aimed at Preventing
2017-04-07 12:04 | News | DemocracyNow

Woman Penalized for Fencing her Home

By Rohingya Eye | April 7, 2017 Maungdaw — A Rohingya woman was penalized by her village administrator in southern Maungdaw on March 31 for erecting fences surrounding her home. The post Woman Penalized for Fencing her Home appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-07 09:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Rohingya man jailed, fined RM10,000 for attempting to bribe cop

ALOR STAR, April 6 — A Rohingya man was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined RM10,000 by the Sessions Court here today for offering a RM50 bribe to a policeman. Judge Zanol Rashid Hussain passed the sentence after the accused Noor Salam...
2017-04-06 15:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Aung San Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Rohingya

Myanmar leader's remarks come despite UN and rights groups saying army crackdown may amount to crimes against humanity.
2017-04-06 10:04 | News | Aljazeera

‘I’m no Mother Teresa’ says Suu Kyi, denying ethnic cleansing

AUNG San Suu Kyi used her first interview with the BBC in years to deny the existence of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya. The post ‘I’m no Mother Teresa’ says Suu Kyi, denying ethnic cleansing appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-06 06:04 | Burma, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent

Aung San Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Rohingya in Myanmar

In a rare interview the defacto Myanmar leader denied ethnic cleansing of her country's Rohingya Muslims
2017-04-06 04:04 | News | TheAge

Aung San Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar Muslim minority

Aung San Suu Kyi has denied there is ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, despite widespread reports of abuses. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, the The post Aung San Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar Muslim minority appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-06 03:04 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Myanmar Demolishes 200 Year Old Rohingya Mosque

A 200-year old historical mosque in Buthidaung Township was bulldozed by the Myanmar military on April 3, 2017.
2017-04-05 20:04 | Loon Violence, Loon-at-large, Burma | LoonWatch

Myanmar Military Razes Ancient Mosque in Buthidaung

By RVision TV Correspondent | April 4, 2017 Buthidaung — A 200-year old historical mosque in Buthidaung Township was bulldozed by the Myanmar military on April 3, 2017. It was The post Myanmar Military Razes Ancient Mosque in Buthidaung appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-05 05:04 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

India: Govt to identify, arrest and deport illegal Rohingya settlers

THE Union Home Ministry in India is working on a proposal to identify, arrest and deport Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country from neighbouring Burma. The post India: Govt to identify, arrest and deport illegal Rohingya settlers appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-04 10:04 | Bangladesh, Burma, India | AsianCorrespondent

Malaysia urged to investigate ‘inexcusable’ deaths of over 100 immigration detainees

AN international human rights watchdog has called on the Malaysian government to investigate the 'completely inexcusable' deaths of over 100 detainees in recent years, including that of Bangladeshi migrants and the Burmese Rohingya community held in its immigration centres. The post Malaysia urged to investigate ‘inexcusable’ deaths of over 100 immigration detainees appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-04 09:04 | Bangladesh, Burma, Malaysia | AsianCorrespondent

Only 40 Rohingya UN cardholders have registered for work under local pilot scheme

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Only 40 Rohingya who are UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) cardholders have registered under a pilot project which allows the Rohingya ethnic community to work in Malaysia. Minister in the Prime...
2017-04-04 07:04 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Govt exploring ways to deport 10,000 Rohingyas from J&K

NEW DELHI: More than 10,000 Rohingya Muslims belonging to Myanmar are currently living in Jammu and Kashmir and the central and the state governments are exploring ways on how to The post Govt exploring ways to deport 10,000 Rohingyas from J&K appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-04 03:04 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Burma’s Rohingya rebel leader vows to fight on ‘even if a million die’

THE leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Burma (Myanmar)'s security forces said on Friday his group would keep fighting "even if a million die" unless the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, took action to protect the religious minority. The post Burma’s Rohingya rebel leader vows to fight on ‘even if a million die’ appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-04-01 08:04 | Burma, News, Society | AsianCorrespondent

Rohingya leader challenges Myanmar’s Suu Kyi, vows to fight on

YANGON: The leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Myanmar’s security forces said on Friday his group would keep fighting “even if a million die” unless the country’s leader, Aung The post Rohingya leader challenges Myanmar’s Suu Kyi, vows to fight on appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-01 04:04 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Aung San Suu Kyi | RVision

The first Rohingya refugee national football team

The Rohingya Football Club is a group of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar who play as a team in Malaysia, after fleeing human rights abuses thousands of miles away from their The post The first Rohingya refugee national football team appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-04-01 03:04 | Sports, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Rohingya rebel leader challenges Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, vows to fight on

The leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Myanmar's security forces said on Friday his group would keep fighting "even if a million die" unless Aung San Suu Kyi takes action.
2017-04-01 01:04 | News | TheAge

Kyauktaw’s Rohingya Community Reject NV Cards

By Saeed Arakani | March 31, 2017 Kyauktaw — The Rohingya community in Kyauktaw unanimously rejected the NV Cards also known as the National Verification Cards on Thursday (Mar 30) The post Kyauktaw’s Rohingya Community Reject NV Cards appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-31 18:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision

Kyauktaw’s Rohingya Community Rejects NV Cards

By Saeed Arakani | April 1, 2017 Kyauktaw — The Rohingya community in Kyauktaw unanimously rejected the NV Cards also known as the National Verification Cards on Thursday (Mar 30) The post Kyauktaw’s Rohingya Community Rejects NV Cards appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-03-31 18:03 | Articles, National News, Arakan | RVision