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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh exceed 680,000: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said an estimated 688,000 Rohingya refugees had crossed over into Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 25, 2017, joining over 200,000 people who had arrived earlier. In a written statement issued on Tuesday, the WHO said the camps — which it called the world’s biggest refugee settlement areas — were risking disease outbreaks. Urging further efforts in health services for nearly 1.3 million people in Cox’s Bazar — Rohingyas and their surrounding host communities
2018-02-22 15:02 | News | AbrarOnline

CIA, US intel agencies list Duterte, Hun Sen as ‘regional threats’

A COLLECTIVE of US intelligence agencies including the CIA has listed Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte and Cambodian leader Hun Sen as both ‘regional threats’ in Southeast Asia. The Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community released on Feb 13 said Duterte’s suggestion to declare a ‘revolutionary government’ and impose nationwide martial law as a threat to democracy in the region. “In the Philippines, President Duterte will continue to wage his signature campaign against drugs, corruption, and crime,”
2018-02-22 04:02 | Cambodia ,News ,Philippines | AsianCorrespondent

Fire Torched Rohingya Houses in Buthidaung

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 22 nd February 2018 Buthidaung: More Rohingya houses were seen on fire in a village of Buthidaung Township on 21 st February 2018, report sources. Few Rohingya houses at Halsama Village track of Buthidaung Township were seen on fire at around 08:00 PM. Fire on the houses created an ambiance of panic all over the region and locals fear more
2018-02-22 04:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Buthiduang | RVision

Rakhines Attacked Rohingya Fishermen After Kidnapping

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 21st February 2018 Pongnakyung: Extremists Rakhines kidnapped 4 Rohingya fishermen and tortured them critically in a village of Pongnakyung Township today (21st Feb 2018), report sources. A set of 8-10 fanatic Rakhines from Rong Chaung village along with their village administrator arrived at the island in Siddirkul village at around 11:00 AM, where 4 Rohingya were fishing as daily. Immediately after arriving
2018-02-21 16:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Fishermen | RVision

Burma tells Bangladesh to stop aid to Rohingya in Zero Line

BURMA officials told Bangladesh to cut-off life saving aid to Rohingya Muslims living on the Zero Line at a meeting between border authorities on Tuesday. Both Burmese and Bangladeshi officials met to discuss the repatriation process of Rohingya refugees that have fled to Bangladesh in recent months. Included in the discussion were the more than 6,500 Rohingya who are trapped in the undeveloped strip of unclaimed land between the neighbouring countries, known as the Zero Line.
2018-02-21 08:02 | Rohingya in Bangladesh ,Aid ,Arakan | RVision

Burma tells Bangladesh to stop aid to Rohingya in Zero Line

BURMA officials told Bangladesh to cut-off life saving aid to Rohingya Muslims living on the Zero Line at a meeting between border authorities on Tuesday. Both Burmese and Bangladeshi officials met to discuss the repatriation process of Rohingya refugees that have fled to Bangladesh in recent months. Included in the discussion were the more than 6,500 Rohingya who are trapped in the undeveloped strip of unclaimed land between the neighbouring countries, known as the Zero Line. Deputy Commissioner of
2018-02-21 05:02 | Bangladesh ,Burma ,Culture | AsianCorrespondent

150 Rohingya Families Forced Out of Buthidaung

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 21 st February 2018 Buthidaung: Burmese forces’ intolerable persecution have left more 150 Rohingya families out their villages in Buthidaung Township and are seen to be joining the exodus towards Bangladesh on 20 th February 2018, reports locals from the area. After entirely uprooting Rathedaung and Maungdaw Townships, remaining Rohingya in Buthidaung Township are forced to flee out of their villages.
2018-02-21 05:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Zero-Point: Rohingya Refused Forced Repatriation

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 21 st February 2018 Zero-point: Around 7000 Rohingya taking temporary  refuge at the zero point area of no man land have been forced to be repatriated without restoring any of their rights to the newly internally displaced peoples’ camp (IDPs) constructed recently in Maungdaw, Arakan (Rakhine) State . Yesterday (20 th Feb) at around 1:40 PM a team of Bangladeshi
2018-02-21 03:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Bangladesh | RVision

Rakhines Illegally Bulldozed Rohingya’s Farmlands For Building Roads

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 20th February 2018 Buthidaung: Moghs ( Rakhines) of NaTala settlement have confiscated Rohingya’s land and started to build roads illegally in Buthidaung Township since 19 th February 2018, report sources. Moghs (Rakhines) from NaTaLa village of Phauktaw village track have confiscated 40 acres of Rohingya’s farmlands from the same village track.  After confiscating the lands from Rohingya, 2 Mogh (Rakhine) village administrator
2018-02-20 07:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Myanmar government ‘bulldozing Rohingya mass grave to hide evidence’

The government of Myanmar is bulldozing over the site of a Rohingya mass grave in an effort to destroy evidence of a massacre committed last year by the military, according to a rights monitoring group. The claim follows investigations conducted by the Associated Press and Reuters news agencies, which revealed evidence of other mass graves. The Arakan Project, which uses on-the-ground networks to document abuses against the Rohingya community in western Rakhine state, Myanmar,
2018-02-20 04:02 | Rohingya in Diaspora ,Arakan ,Arakan Project | RVision

Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

DHAKA – Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on today to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip of unclaimed land between the two countries, Bangladeshi officials said. “It is about taking them back to Myanmar,” Relief and Refugee Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam, told Reuters on Monday. “They are on the zero line and actually on the Myanmar side.” However, several officials contacted in
2018-02-20 03:02 | Rohingya in Bangladesh ,Dhaka ,Repatriation | RVision

Buthidaung:Moghs Recklessly Torched 2 Rohingya Houses

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 20 th February 2018 Buthidaung:  Extremist Moghs (Rakhine) recklessly torched 2 Rohingya houses in Buthidaung Township on 19 th February 2018, reports locals. At around 09:50 PM a gang of 4 extremists Moghs (Rakhine) arrived at the Ammi Li quarter and set fire to 2 Rohingya houses in the area. Immediately after torching, 4 of the Rakhines left the region
2018-02-20 02:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Buthidaung: 2 More Rohingya Houses torched

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 20 th February 2018 Buthidaung:  2 more Rohingya houses were on fire in Buthidaung Township on 19 th February 2018, reports locals. At around 09:50 PM at the Ammi Li quarter fire was seen on  2 Rohingya houses in the area.  Fire ranged heavily and torched both the houses completely into ashes.  Later locals managed to extinguish the fire using sand and
2018-02-20 02:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Bangladesh hands over list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar for repatriation

Bangladesh on Friday handed over a list of more than 8,000 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as it moves to kick-start their repatriation weeks after the process was halted due to lack of preparation. Bangladeshi Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan formally gave the list to his Myanmar counterpart Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe after officials of the two nations held a meeting in the capital of Bangladesh Dhaka. “We’ve today handed over a list of 8,032 people from 1,673 families to
2018-02-19 10:02 | News | AbrarOnline

Rohingya’s Forced Repatriation to Begin Tomorrow

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 19 th February 2018 Rohingya’s forced repatriation is going to begin tomorrow with the list provided by the Bangladeshi officials on 17 th February 2018. A Bangladesh Cabinet minister gave a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to his Myanmar counterpart to begin repatriations of the Rohingya under a November agreement between the two countries. According to the revealed list of
2018-02-19 08:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Bangladesh | RVision

Aung San Suu Kyi could be guilty of crimes against humanity

STATE Counsellor of Burma (Myanmar) Aung San Suu Kyi could be guilty of crimes against humanity for her failure to prevent atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Myanmar has said. Professor Yanghee Lee – who is now barred from entering the country after public criticism of Suu Kyi’s government over the Rohingya crisis – told British broadcaster Channel 4 in an interview that the defacto leader would have to be held accountable
2018-02-19 01:02 | Bangladesh ,Burma ,News | AsianCorrespondent

Rohingya Houses on Fire at Late Night

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 18th February 2018 Buthidaung:  Authorities fire was seen once again on Rohingya houses in a village of Buthidaung Township today (18th February 2018), report sources. A huge flame of fire was seen at Monirkul village of Lawadong village track at 02:00 AM, burning more than 7 houses in the area. According to villagers all houses belongs to Rohingya, whom were forced to flee
2018-02-18 14:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Buthidaung | RVision

Kites, Prayers, A Snake Show: Reporting From The Rohingya Camps

NPR correspondent Jason Beaubien talks about his trip to the teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh. (Image credit: Allison Joyce for NPR)
2018-02-18 12:02 | News | NPR

Hundreds of Rohingya villages destroyed: Report

A Canadian special envoy to Myanmar, who toured Northern Rakhine State by helicopter, said devastation is widespread, Canadian media “The level of destruction, which you can see from the air, hundreds of villages which have been completely destroyed,” Bob Rae told CTV News. “I continue to be struck by the level of deep hostility to the Rohingya. The degree of that hostility is the underlying problem.” Rae and other foreigners were allowed to do the air tour because Myanmar
2018-02-17 23:02 | News | AbrarOnline

RFC Thanks Cristiano Ronaldo For Standing with Rohingya children

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 17 th February 2018 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Rohingya footballer participating in Rohingya National Football Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia have thanked renowned footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for Standing in solidarity with Rohingya children. In a recent tweet Ronaldo urged to help the Rohingya refugee and support the children in his campaign working with the NGO “Save the children”. Following the response Rohingya
2018-02-17 07:02 | Sports ,Arakan ,Malaysia | RVision

Extremist Rakhine Attacked A Rohingya with Sword

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 17 th February 2018 Buthidauung: An extremist Mogh (Rakhine) attacked an innocent Rohingya with a sword, leaving him critically injured on 16 th February 2018, reports a local. A Rohingya hailing from Pry Pya Aung Pha village from Yaung Chaung village track have been attacked by a Mogh (Rakhine), who attacked him with a sword on his ear, head and shoulder. The attack
2018-02-17 05:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Cristiano Ronaldo voices support for Rohingya children

Real Madrid’s Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday shared a photo on Twitter to support Rohingya children. “One world where we all love our children. Please help. #Rohingya #Refugee,” he wrote, adding a link to a page by nonprofit Save the Children where people can make online donations to the cause. The picture shows a father and child at a health clinic run by the charity in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
2018-02-17 03:02 | Rohingya in Diaspora ,Rohingya ,Ronaldo | RVision

Rohingya Children Draw Their Dreams: And It Looks Like Home…

Rohingya refugee children draw their dreams at an IOM psychosocial support workshop in the Kutapalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. Credit: IOM By International Organization for Migration COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Feb 16 2018 (IOM) When 10-year-old Ansarullah was asked to draw his dream and greatest wish, he drew a house. So did almost every other of the 25 Rohingya refugee children who took part in a recent drawing activity session run by IOM’s psychosocial support team in
2018-02-16 14:02 | Migration & Refugees ,TerraViva United Nations | IPSnews

Myanmar Home Minister Swe in Dhaka

Myanmar’s Home Minister Lt Gen Kyaw Swe arrived in Dhaka this afternoon on a three-day visit as Bangladesh is expected to press for restoration of peace and stability in Rakhine State of Myanmar for sustainable return of Rohingyas. He landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a Thai Airlines flight around 12:48pm, an official told UNB. The Myanmar minister will meet Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid this evening. Swe will hold a
2018-02-16 07:02 | Burma Affairs ,Dhaka ,Home Minister | RVision

Rohingya Village on Fire After Mass Looting

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 16 th February 2018 Buthidaung : Rohingya houses in villages of Buthidaung are once again under fire of authorities after a mass looting took place on those areas tonight (16 th Feb 2018), reported villagers. Few small Rohingya houses in Dumbai village of Tangana village track have been torched by the Burmese brutal forces since 03:00 AM. Fire burned the area extensively and have
2018-02-16 04:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Buthidaung | RVision

Leda Camp: Bribe in Aid Distribution Created Unbearable Sufferings

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 16 th February 2018 Leda: Bribes in aid distribution have increased the suffering of the Rohingya at an unbearable level, forcing thousands to starve, reports a sufferer from the area. Makeshift camp in Leda holds up to 10, 000 Rohingya families both new and old settlers. 10, 000 families are under the management of 96 supervisors which are appointed by the agencies like World
2018-02-16 02:02 | Rohingya in Bangladesh ,Arakan ,Bangladesh | RVision

Cristiano Ronaldo urges support for the Rohingya

PORTUGUESE football giant Cristiano Ronaldo has publicly urged the international community to support Rohingya Muslim refugees from Burma (Myanmar). “One world where we all love our children,” said Ronaldo in a Twitter post on Thursday, featuring photos of himself with his children and a Rohingya man with his child at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. At least 688,000 refugees have fled Burma’s Rakhine State since the Tatmadaw army began “clearing operations” against the militant Arakan Rohingya Salvation
2018-02-16 00:02 | Bangladesh ,Burma ,News | AsianCorrespondent

Internet Freedom Rapidly Degrading in Southeast Asia

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Line, WhatsApp and WeChat are the most popular social media sites in Southeast Asia, but their power to spread free speech is declining. Credit: ITU/R.Farrell By Pascal Laureyn PHNOM PENH, Feb 15 2018 (IPS) Researchers recently evaluated 65 countries which represent 87 percent of internet users globally. Half of them experienced a decline of internet freedom. China, Syria and Ethiopia are the least free. Estonia, Iceland and Canada enjoy the most freedom online.
2018-02-15 13:02 | Asia-Pacific ,Civil Society ,Democracy | IPSnews

‘Donors losing interest in food aid for Rohingyas’

Executive director of UN World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley has said donor agencies are gradually losing their interest in providing food assistance for the displaced Rohingyas who have taken shelter in Bangladesh. The WFP executive director came up with the information during a meeting with prime minister Sheikh Hasina at her hotel suite on Monday evening local time. Foreign secretary M Shahidul Haque briefed reporters after the meeting. He said
2018-02-15 04:02 | Rohingya in Bangladesh ,Donors ,food | RVision

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo of Myanmar Win the PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award

Last December, two Burmese reporters, Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, thought they were meeting with police officers for dinner. Instead they were arrested, allegedly for possession of classified documents with intent to distribute them to foreign outlets. They have been imprisoned ever since. The pair had been reporting on Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya ethnic minority in the Rakhine state. Their work contributed to the first in-depth investigation into Myanmar’s “clearance operation,” published on February
2018-02-14 22:02 | Books ,Media ,New York | VillageVoice

Two Reuters Journalists Face 14 Years in Burmese Prison After Exposing Massacre of Rohingya Muslims

In Burma, two journalists from the Reuters news agency have entered their third month in jail. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on December 12 and charged with violating Burma’s Official Secrets Act. They have been denied bail and face up to 14 years in jail. At the time of their arrest, they were investigating a massacre committed by the Burmese military targeting Rohingya Muslims in the village of Inn Din in September. While the two journalists
2018-02-14 13:02 | News | DemocracyNow

Authorities Land Confiscation Forced Rohingya to Flee

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 14 th February 2018 Buthidaung: Burmese authorities’ land confiscation in villages of Buthidaung have forced the remaining Rohingya out of their homes since late January according to updates received on 13 th February 2018. Rohingya’s lands in Ali Ong (Alichaung) village have been confiscated by the authorities since late 2017, where villagers are forced out of their homes on daily basis by either
2018-02-14 07:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Rohingya refugees face ‘humanitarian crisis within the crisis’

MORE than 100,000 Rohingya refugees living in the makeshift camps of Bangladesh face an impending hazard come March. The monsoon season is expected to hit next month, a situation United Nations Security Council diplomats warn could flood camps and cause diseases to spread, The New York Times reported. Rohingya refugees, now living in squalid conditions there, face “a humanitarian crisis within the crisis”. “Their lives are greatly at risk,” United Nations high commissioner for refugees
2018-02-14 06:02 | All of Asia ,Bangladesh ,Burma | AsianCorrespondent

Asian students are among the most resilient in the world

A REPORT released in January by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development C revealed that some Asian students are among the most academically resilient in the world, showing that difficult life circumstances are not holding them back in school. Six out of the top 10 regions for academic resilience are located in Asia, with Hong Kong, Macao (China) and Singapore making up the top three, according to the study. The OECD defines academic resilience as “the ability of
2018-02-14 06:02 | China ,Education ,Hong Kong | AsianCorrespondent

When it comes to democracy, Congo is Thailand’s role model

WHILST the public may be clamouring for an election date to be set, Thailand’s ruling junta seems unimpressed. Invoking the need to pass a new slate of election laws, junta leader Prayuth Chan-o-cha is employing a strategy that few would have ever expected to see in what was once a shining beacon of democracy in the region: glissement . A staple of sub-Saharan politics, perfected by autocratic leaders like Joseph Kabila in the Democratic Republic of Congo, glissement
2018-02-14 05:02 | News ,Politics ,Thailand | AsianCorrespondent

Causes of Rohingya refugee crisis originate in Myanmar; solutions must be found there, Security Council told

“We are now in a race against time as a major new emergency looms,” United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi told the Security Council via videolink from Geneva, Switzerland.  He said that the Kutupalong area in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar is now the largest refugee settlement in the world, and with the monsoon season to start in March, 107,000 refugees are estimated to be living in areas prone to flooding or landslides. “The
2018-02-14 02:02 | Rohingya in Diaspora ,AP ,Genocide | RVision

Refugee Boy Makes Magic Out Of Plastic And String

In a bleak Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, a 10-year-old boy has found a way to bring joy to other kids. (Image credit: Allison Joyce for NPR)
2018-02-13 22:02 | News | NPR

The Early Edition: February 13, 2018

Signup to receive the Early Edition in your inbox here . Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. SYRIA “The call for an immediate cessation of hostilities … has gone unanswered,” the U.N. resident and humanitarian coordinator in Syria Ali al-Za’tari said in a statement yesterday, referring to the U.N.’s call for an immediate ceasefire six days ago
2018-02-13 13:02 | Daily News Roundup | JustSecurity

Rohingya crisis: UK urges independent investigation amid growing calls for ICC probe

BRITISH Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has used a visit to Burma (Myanmar) to encourage a peace settlement and an investigation into alleged rights abuses in Rakhine State, as calls mount for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into crimes against humanity. Johnson met with Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for an hour on Sunday in the capital of Naypyitaw, where he expressed deep concern with the situation of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State and emphasised
2018-02-13 09:02 | Bangladesh ,Burma ,News | AsianCorrespondent

The Fires in Myanmar

All photos by Stephen Wallace. Her scarred face was dimly lit in the small hut that was provided by the United Nations.   She was anxious to tell her story.  It came out of her in an impassioned torrent that could not be slowed.   I just sat there, stunned, wishing I could tell her something to ease her anguish; something to make her forget. I was in a Rohingya refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.    The woman
2018-02-13 09:02 | articles 2015 | CounterPunch

Sycophants Adds Further Persecution on Remaining Rohingya

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 13 th February 2018 Buthidaung: A notorious sycophant along with a Mogh (Rakhine) clerk have created an ambiance  of impatience and panic on the remaining Rohingya in ongoing intolerable persecution of the authorities in villages of Buthidaung, according to updates received on 11 th February 2018. Village administrator and clerk of Hormurafa village of
2018-02-13 06:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

16 arrested in Myanmar for killing Rohingya

Myanmar’s government has arrested 16 people, including members of its own security forces, in connection with the killings of 10 captured Rohingya Muslims. Rohingya residents are alleged to have been killed in last year’s massive government crackdown on Muslim militants in Rakhine state. On Monday, a government spokesperson, Zaw Htay, said members of the military and police, as well as Buddhist residents, had been arrested for their suspected involvement in the killings of the
2018-02-13 02:02 | Rohingya in Diaspora ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Life, Uncertain and Precarious

And those rows and rows of colourful huts—the stories they each hold are not pretty. They are stories of indescribable brutality, humiliation, hunger and hopelessness. Credit: UN Women/Allison Joyce By Aasha Mehreen Amin Feb 12 2018 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) As you enter Balukhali refugee camp for the first time all you will notice is the amount of dust that clouds your vision, settling on your hair, clothes, seeping into your shoes and even finding its
2018-02-12 15:02 | Human Rights | IPSnews

Myanmar’s Cardinal Bo: Rohingya faced ‘elements of ethnic cleansing’

Myanmar’s Catholic Cardinal Charles Bo has said it is likely that Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh won’t ever go home and that “the elements of ethnic cleansing” that drove them out are now apparent. Two months after Pope Francis visited Myanmar and Bangladesh, Cardinal Bo said Friday that even though the Myanmar government was making plans to receive Rohingya back, many would opt to go elsewhere. He cited security fears, continued discrimination and economic necessity. Bo, who was at
2018-02-12 14:02 | News | AbrarOnline

Headlines for February 12, 2018

Syria: Tensions & Casualties Rise Amid Clashes Between Israel, Iran, Turkey & Syrian Gov't As White House Domestic Violence Scandal Spirals, Trump Supports Accused Abusers DOJ's Third-Highest-Ranking Official, Rachel Brand, Abruptly Resigns Senate Slated to Begin Debate on Immigration Today Federal Judge Stays Ravi Ragbir's Deportation on Free Speech Grounds NYC Public Defenders Strike to Protest ICE Arrests at Bronx Courthouse Court
2018-02-12 13:02 | News | DemocracyNow

Burmese Police Raped a Young Rohingya Girl & Molested Minors

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 12th February 2018 Buthidaung: Burmese police officer illegally entered a village administrator’s home, raped a young Rohingya girl along with molesting minors in Chaung Daung village of Buthidaung Township on 10th February 2018, report sources. An officer who was ranking wise second battalion commander of police department from station no. 23 arrived at 12 PM to the village administrator’s home of Chaung Daung village and
2018-02-12 10:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Burma | RVision

Buthidaung:130 Rohingya Families Forced out towards Bangladesh

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 11th February 2018 Buthidaung: Burmese forces intolerable persecution have left 130 Rohingya families out from their villages in Buthidaung Township today (11th Feb), reports locals. 130 Rohingya families from Sindi Farang (Sein Nyin Pyar) village track have been forced out of their villages due to intolerable military tortures, killings and arrests. “We had to leave our villages before sunrise as we can’t tolerate
2018-02-11 15:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Bangladesh ,Buthidaung | RVision

Boris Johnson: let Rohingya return home when conditions are right

UK foreign secretary visits refugee camp and calls for oversight of repatriation Boris Johnson has said Rohingya Muslim refugees should return to Myanmar only of their own accord and when the “conditions are right”. After a visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the British foreign secretary stressed there should be international oversight of any repatriation to Rakhine province, from which thousands fled last summer. Continue reading...
2018-02-10 17:02 | Rohingya, Myanmar, Bangladesh | Guardian

Zero-Point: Rohingya Threatened to Return Amid Persecution

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 10 th February 2018 Tongbru: Burmese joint forces threatened Rohingya waiting at the zero point area of Tongbru sub-Township, Maungdaw to return to their original villages amid ongoing killings and fire all over the northern Arakan (Rakhine) on 9 th February, 2018 complains a victim. Since the beginning of brutal operation in late 2017 hundreds of Rohingya are waiting to cross towards Bangladesh
2018-02-10 05:02 | Rohingya in Arakan ,Arakan ,Bangladesh | RVision

Modi and Trump on phone discuss range of issues from Maldives to Afghanistan

On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke by phone, discussing topics including the political crisis in the Maldives, the war in Afghanistan and the
2018-02-10 04:02 | Rohingya in India, Burma, India | RVision