Myanmar Crisis - Special Reports

Rohingya refugees account for nearly a half-million: UN report

Nearly half a million Rohingya from Myanmar have been displaced due to decades of oppression in southwestern Myanmar, according to a new UN report. The report, published by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) to mark World Refugee Day on June 20, says by the end of 2016 the number of Rohingya refugees rose to 490,300, up from 451,800 the previous year. The report showed that Bangladesh hosts the largest number of Rohingya, 276,200, with 243,000 of them living
2017-06-22 13:06 | News, Uncategorized | AbrarOnline

Rohingya refugees account for nearly a half-million: UN report

Nearly half a million Rohingya from Myanmar have been displaced due to decades of oppression in southwestern Myanmar, according to a new UN report.
2017-06-21 15:06 | News | IINA

A Rohingya Scholar, AFK Jilani Passed Away

Kuala Lumpur (21 June 2017) – A famous Rohingya scholar and author, Mr. Abul Faiz @ AFK Jilani has passed away at around 6:00 am today on 21st June 2017 in The post A Rohingya Scholar, AFK Jilani Passed Away appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-21 09:06 | International Rohingya Report, Rohingya Daily News, What's New | RVision

Authoritie’s Arrests, Tortures and Money Extortion leaves Rohingyas in Dilemma

By RVision TV | 21st June 2017 Buthidaung: Burmese Authorities arrested 10 innocent Rohingyas and released them after torturing and money extortion in Daibbaingsara (Saufarag) village of, Buthidaung on 16th The post Authoritie’s Arrests, Tortures and Money Extortion leaves Rohingyas in Dilemma appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-21 07:06 | National News, Arakan, Arrests | RVision

Bangladesh Minister: Rohingya Who Fled Myanmar Pose Security Threat

A Bangladeshi minister last Thursday warned of potential security threats as the country grapples with crimes brought about by the
2017-06-20 04:06 | 1, Social Issues, Bangladesh | EurasiaReview

Military Raids and Loots Hinders Rohingya lives to Extreme

By RVision TV| 19th June 2017 Maungdaw: Military raided in many villages of Maugdaw, where they looted many goods including food and household goods on 18th June 2017, complains a The post Military Raids and Loots Hinders Rohingya lives to Extreme appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-19 05:06 | National News, Genocide, Maungdaw | RVision

Military and Maughs creates Conspiracy along with daily Tortures

By RVision TV | 17th June 2017 Maungdaw: Maughs have dug a hugepit in the temple area, creating conspiracy against Rohingyas and military destroyed Rohingya Houses in Maungdaw on 15th The post Military and Maughs creates Conspiracy along with daily Tortures appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-17 05:06 | National News, Arakan, Aung San Suu Kyi | RVision

Amnesty: Ethnic minorities in Myanmar face range of violations including war crimes

Civilians from minority ethnic groups in Myanmar suffer appalling violations and abuses, including war crimes, at the hands of Myanmar’s military and ethnic armed groups in the country’s Kachin and the northern Shan States, Amnesty International said in a new report issued on Wednesday based on three recent trips to the conflict area. ‘All the Civilians Suffer’: Conflict, Displacement, and Abuse in Northern Myanmar details how soldiers from the Tatmadaw, as Myanmar’s Armed Forces are known, mete out torture and
2017-06-16 13:06 | News | AbrarOnline

Buthidaung Police Apprehend Humanitarian Aids Provider, Extort Money after Torturing

By RVision TV Correspondent 16th June, 2017 Buthidaung- Police from Buthidaung town, Arakan state apprehended a local Rohingya who provided the poor with humanitarian aids in the moth of holy The post Buthidaung Police Apprehend Humanitarian Aids Provider, Extort Money after Torturing appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-16 08:06 | Articles, English Daily News, National News | RVision

Myanmar: UN expert urges Government to do more to protect rights of all children

A United Nations human rights expert today urged the Government of Myanmar to do more to protect children in the country, citing cases of detention and alleged incidents of child The post Myanmar: UN expert urges Government to do more to protect rights of all children appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-16 03:06 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Myanmar Security Forces’ Nonstop Raids Make Rohingyas Helpless, Foodless and Refugees

By RVision TV Correspondents 14th June, 2017 Maungdaw- Myanmar Security forces’ nonstop raids against Rohingyas across Maungadw district have become daily occurrences that make them helpless, foodless and force them The post Myanmar Security Forces’ Nonstop Raids Make Rohingyas Helpless, Foodless and Refugees appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-15 09:06 | Articles, National News, What's New | RVision

Military Vandalizes Religious Structure and Destroys Rohingyas Properties in Maungdaw

By RVision TV | 13th June 2017 Maungdaw: Military vandalized a Religious school, along with looting and destroying a Rohingya shop in Shilkhali (Kyauk Cahung) village in Maungdaw on 11th The post Military Vandalizes Religious Structure and Destroys Rohingyas Properties in Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-13 06:06 | National News, Arakan, Genocide | RVision

Torturing, Extorting Money and Arresting Rohingyas Know No Bounds across Buthidaung

By RVision TV Correspondents 12th June, 2017 Buthidaung– Local authorities across Buthidaung Township, Arakan state have been increasingly and discriminately torturing the Rohingyas, extorting money from them and arresting them The post Torturing, Extorting Money and Arresting Rohingyas Know No Bounds across Buthidaung appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-12 08:06 | Articles, National News, What's New | RVision

Torturing, Extorting Money and Arresting Rohingyas Know No Bounds across Buthidaung

By RVision TV Correspondents 12th June, 2017 Buthidaung– Local authorities across Buthidaung Township, Arakan state have been increasingly and discriminately torturing the Rohingyas, extorting money from them and arresting them The post Torturing, Extorting Money and Arresting Rohingyas Know No Bounds across Buthidaung appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-12 08:06 | Articles, National News, What's New | RVision

What's driving the ISIL attacks?

Professor Gilles Kepel on what motivates ISIL attacks, and we debate Aung San Suu Kyi’s stance on Rohingya.
2017-06-09 16:06 | News | Aljazeera

Aung San Suu Kyi: Turning her back on Rohingya?

We debate if Aung San Suu Kyi is willingly ignoring the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya, or if she's unable to help.
2017-06-09 16:06 | News | Aljazeera

HRW urges Canada to press Myanmar to allow independent probe into abuses against Rohingya

Human Rights Watch (HRW) and groups representing Burmese refugees in Canada called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to push Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader of Myanmar (formerly Burma) to allow an independent international investigation into allegations of widespread human rights abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state. Suu Kyi’s government has so far resisted those calls, which came from a special UN commission chaired by former Secretary General Kofi Annan, Canada’s online news site thestar.com reported.
2017-06-09 14:06 | News | AbrarOnline

Breaking News: Military Raids Accelerates in Entire Maungdaw

By RVision TV | 9th June 2017 MAUNGDAW: Military raided the entire region of Maungdaw like east hamlet of Godu Sawra village, and Gyi Kan Pyan (Hawar bil) village of The post Breaking News: Military Raids Accelerates in Entire Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-09 09:06 | National News, Arakan, Arrest | RVision

Breaking News: Military Raids Accelerates in Entire Maungdaw

By RVision TV | 9th June 2017 MAUNGDAW: Military raided the entire region of Maungdaw like east hamlet of Godu Sawra village, and Gyi Kan Pyan (Hawar bil) village of The post Breaking News: Military Raids Accelerates in Entire Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-09 09:06 | National News, Arakan, Arrest | RVision

Thunder left Rohingyas Injured and dead in both Bangladesh and Maungdaw

By RVision TV | 9th June 2017 Cosx Bazar: Thunder in recent harsh weather condition have left 7 Rohingyas injured and one dead in Kutu Palong, Noiya Para Refugees camp The post Thunder left Rohingyas Injured and dead in both Bangladesh and Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-09 05:06 | National News, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

Thunder left Rohingyas Injured and dead in both Bangladesh and Maungdaw

By RVision TV | 9th June 2017 Cosx Bazar: Thunder in recent harsh weather condition have left 7 Rohingyas injured and one dead in Kutu Palong, Noiya Para Refugees camp The post Thunder left Rohingyas Injured and dead in both Bangladesh and Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-09 05:06 | National News, Arakan, Bangladesh | RVision

18 Innocent and Poor Rohingyas Struggling for Livelihood Suspiciously Arrested to Be Imprisoned

By RVision TV Correspondent 08th June, 2017 Maungdaw- In Maungdaw district, Arakan, Myanmar security forces arbitrarily arrested 18 innocent and poor Rohingyas struggling for livelihood, on suspicion and sent them The post 18 Innocent and Poor Rohingyas Struggling for Livelihood Suspiciously Arrested to Be Imprisoned appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-08 08:06 | Articles, National News, What's New | RVision

18 Innocent and Poor Rohingyas Struggling for Livelihood Suspiciously Arrested to Be Imprisoned

By RVision TV Correspondent 08th June, 2017 Maungdaw- In Maungdaw district, Arakan, Myanmar security forces arbitrarily arrested 18 innocent and poor Rohingyas struggling for livelihood, on suspicion and sent them The post 18 Innocent and Poor Rohingyas Struggling for Livelihood Suspiciously Arrested to Be Imprisoned appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-08 08:06 | Articles, National News, What's New | RVision

Plane believed to have crashed in Myanmar

A Myanmar military plane carrying more than 100 people is believed to have crashed in southern Myanmar. The Chinese-made Shaanxi Y-8 plane disappeared while flying over sea from the town The post Plane believed to have crashed in Myanmar appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-08 03:06 | Burma Affairs, Burma, Military | RVision

Plane believed to have crashed in Myanmar

A Myanmar military plane carrying more than 100 people is believed to have crashed in southern Myanmar. The Chinese-made Shaanxi Y-8 plane disappeared while flying over sea from the town The post Plane believed to have crashed in Myanmar appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-08 03:06 | Burma Affairs, Burma, Military | RVision

Military Raids and Tortures Rohingyas in Maungdaw

By RVision TV | 7th June 2017 Maungdaw: Burmese Military Raided Pyoung Paik hamlet of Nga Sar Kyu( Naisafuru) and Naribil villages in northern Maungdaw between 6 – 7 June The post Military Raids and Tortures Rohingyas in Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-07 07:06 | National News, Arakan, Genocide | RVision

Burmese Military Oppressions Force Rohingyas to Flee

By RVision TV | 6th June 2017 Buthidaung: Burmese Military oppresses Rohingyas to the maximum, where Locals are forced to flee from their villages to nearby places, making them internally The post Burmese Military Oppressions Force Rohingyas to Flee appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-06 03:06 | National News, Arakan, Buthidaung | RVision

Burmese Authorities Arrests and Tortures Rohingyas severely

Maungdaw: Burmese Military, Immigration & BGP stationed differently and arbitrarily tortured Rohingyas severely in Bolibazar gate, where another innocent Rohingya was arrested in Buthidauang on 3rd June, 2017. In the The post Burmese Authorities Arrests and Tortures Rohingyas severely appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-05 02:06 | National News, Arakan, BGP | RVision

Burmese Authorities Arrests and Tortures Rohingyas severely

Maungdaw: Burmese Military, Immigration & BGP stationed differently and arbitrarily tortured Rohingyas severely in Bolibazar gate, where another innocent Rohingya was arrested in Buthidauang on 3rd June, 2017. In the The post Burmese Authorities Arrests and Tortures Rohingyas severely appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-06-05 02:06 | National News, Arakan, BGP | RVision

An Appeal to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Free All Rohingya Detainees in Immigration Detention Centers

By Ro Nay San Lwin, Rohingya Blogger and Richard Potter, Burma Human Rights Network The first time Nurul* truly left the refugee camp he was born in he was taken to the river with human traffickers. He was 16 years old. His parents fled Myanmar before he was born and now sold what precious little they had […]
2017-06-01 23:06 | #Current Affairs, Anti-Muslim Bigotry, Featured Current Affairs | MuslimMatters

Headlines for June 1, 2017

Afghans Mourn Kabul Bomb Victims as Death Toll Rises to 90, Iraq: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Bombing at Ice Cream Parlor, President Trump Set to Withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Accord, Sri Lanka: Death Toll from Flooding Tops 200, Bangladesh: Cyclone Devastates Rohingya Muslim Refugee Camps, CNN: AG Jeff Sessions Held Additional Meeting with Russian Ambassador, House Intel Committee Chair Devin Nunes Unilaterally Issues Subpoenas, Brexit Leader Nigel Farage a "Person of Interest" in Russia Probe, Press Secretary Spicer Grilled
2017-06-01 12:06 | News | DemocracyNow

Displaced Again: 400,000 Flee as Cyclone Hits Rohingya Refugee Camps

Some 350,000 Muslim Rohingya have been evacuated as a powerful cyclone struck their refugee camps in Bangladesh. Authorities in Chittagong district moved at least 350,000 Bangladeshis out of harm’s way. Cyclone Mora struck the island of Saint Martin and Teknaf in the coastal Bangladeshi district of Cox’s Bazar, where officials said some 200,000 people were evacuated to shelters. In, about 150,000 people were evacuated.
2017-05-31 09:05 | NEWS, Main Headlines, The Muslim World | AlBawaba

3rd June: 5th Commemoration to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur : 5th commemoration day will be held in Kuala Lampur Malaysia in remembrance of the 2012 state sponsored violence on Rohingyas in 2012, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on The post 3rd June: 5th Commemoration to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-31 04:05 | 3rd June, 2012, Arakan | RVision

3rd June: 5th Commemoration to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur : 5th commemoration day will be held in Kuala Lampur Malaysia in remembrance of the 2012 state sponsored violence on Rohingyas in 2012, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on The post 3rd June: 5th Commemoration to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-31 04:05 | 3rd June, 2012, Arakan | RVision

Updates: Cyclone Mora in Arakan

By RVision TV |31st May 2017 Arakan: Cyclone Mora have caused mass loss of properties in Maugdaw, Buthidaung and Akyab (Sitwe) townships, especially in Concentrated camps according to updates received. The post Updates: Cyclone Mora in Arakan appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-31 03:05 | National News, Akyab, Arakan | RVision

Updates: Cyclone Mora in Arakan

By RVision TV |31st May 2017 Arakan: Cyclone Mora have caused mass loss of properties in Maugdaw, Buthidaung and Akyab (Sitwe) townships, especially in Concentrated camps according to updates received. The post Updates: Cyclone Mora in Arakan appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-31 03:05 | National News, Akyab, Arakan | RVision

Bangladesh: World’s most vulnerable people now facing a further calamity – NGO

LEFT DRENCHED and near destitute by a cyclone that ripped across the Bangladesh coast a day earlier, scores of thousands of Rohingya refugees hunkered down in the ruins of their camps on Wednesday, desperate for relief after a night in the rain. The post Bangladesh: World’s most vulnerable people now facing a further calamity – NGO appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-05-31 03:05 | Bangladesh, Burma, News | AsianCorrespondent

Cyclone Hits Bangladesh, Destroying Huts Sheltering Rohingya Refugees

Some 350,000 people reportedly were evacuated from their homes before Cyclone Mora made landfall. The worst damage was at refugee camps housing thousands who fled neighboring Myanmar.
2017-05-30 16:05 | News | NPR

UN appoints team to probe crackdown against Rohingyas

The UN is sending a fact-finding team to investigate alleged human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
2017-05-30 15:05 | News | Aljazeera

Cyclone Mora batters Bangladesh, displacing 500,000

Cyclone Mora kills three people and displaces around 500,000, but Rohingya say they are being ignored in crisis.
2017-05-30 12:05 | News | Aljazeera

Cyclone Mora Hit Restricted Arakan state and Left Rohingyas in dilemma

By RVision TV | 30th May 2017 Arakan: Cyclone Mora has hit restricted Arakan state as well, where Rohingyas were uninformed by the government, leading to heavy loss of property The post Cyclone Mora Hit Restricted Arakan state and Left Rohingyas in dilemma appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-30 04:05 | National News, Akyab, Buthidaung | RVision

Cyclone Mora Hit Restricted Arakan state and Left Rohingyas in dilemma

By RVision TV | 30th May 2017 Arakan: Cyclone Mora has hit restricted Arakan state as well, where Rohingyas were uninformed by the government, leading to heavy loss of property The post Cyclone Mora Hit Restricted Arakan state and Left Rohingyas in dilemma appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-30 04:05 | National News, Akyab, Buthidaung | RVision

Bangladesh: 350,000 evacuated as cyclone hits Rohingya refugee camps

BANGLADESH has evacuated at least 350,000 people as a cyclone lashed coastal areas on Tuesday, officials said, causing havoc in refugee camps set up for Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in neighbouring Myanmar. The post Bangladesh: 350,000 evacuated as cyclone hits Rohingya refugee camps appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-05-30 02:05 | Bangladesh, Burma, News | AsianCorrespondent

UNFPA donates ambulance for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Sunday provided an ambulance for Rohingya refugees living in Kutupalong refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar, said a press release. The ambulance was handed The post UNFPA donates ambulance for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-30 01:05 | Rohingya on International Media, Ambulance, Rohingya | RVision

Military Raids: Tortures, Abuses and Hunger Reached its Peak in Buthidaung

By RVision TV | 29th May 2017 Buthidaung: Military raided Bujai Chaung village of Buthidaung, where they tortured and abused entire villagers including women and children on 27th May 2017, The post Military Raids: Tortures, Abuses and Hunger Reached its Peak in Buthidaung appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-29 03:05 | National News, Arakan, Aung San Suu Kyi | RVision

Raids and Arrests Unrest Rohingyas in Maungdaw

By RVision TV | 27th May 2017 Maungdaw – Military raided Bossara (Thawan Chaung) village of Southern Maungdaw and arrested an entire family including women and children on 26th May The post Raids and Arrests Unrest Rohingyas in Maungdaw appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-27 02:05 | National News, Arakan, Arrests | RVision

BGP Burnt down more Rohingya houses in Buthidaung

By RVision TV | 26th May 2017 Buthidaung – Border Guard Police (BGP) burnt down 8 Rohingya houses in middle village of Kyang daung, Buthidaung on 24th May 2017, according The post BGP Burnt down more Rohingya houses in Buthidaung appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-26 03:05 | National News, Arakan, BGP | RVision

Myanmar army rejects U.N. findings of abuses in Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar’s army on Tuesday rejected allegations of human rights abuses during its crackdown on Rohingya Muslim last year, made by the United Nations in a report on the offensive that The post Myanmar army rejects U.N. findings of abuses in Rohingya crackdown appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-24 04:05 | Rohingya on International Media, Arakan, Burma | RVision

Eight Rohingya Arrested, others forced to Escape from Arbitrary Arrest

Buthidaung – Military and Border Guard Police have raided Kyaung Taung Village, northern Buthidaung and the villagers are forced to escape from arbitrary arrest, while eight of them have been arrested and The post Eight Rohingya Arrested, others forced to Escape from Arbitrary Arrest appeared first on Rohingya Vision .
2017-05-23 12:05 | National News, What's New, Arbitrary Detention | RVision

Burma: Army rejects UN findings of abuses in Rohingya crackdown

BURMA's (Myanmar) army on Tuesday rejected allegations of human rights abuses during its crackdown on Rohingya Muslim last year, made by the United Nations in a report on the offensive that forced some 75,000 Rohingya to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh. The post Burma: Army rejects UN findings of abuses in Rohingya crackdown appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
2017-05-23 06:05 | Burma, News, Politics | AsianCorrespondent