NAYPYITAW (REUTERS) – Two Myanmar soldiers have been taken to The Hague after confessing to murdering minority Rohingya Muslims during … More
As the Rohingyas became increasingly prominent in Malaysia, certain quarters have come to perceive them as a social, economic, and … More
YANGON (AFP) – The United Nations called for “urgent measures to spare civilians” in Myanmar’s conflict-wracked north-west on Sunday (June … More
KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysia can no longer take in Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on … More
“Nobody knows how many people have died. It could be 50 or even more,” recalls Khadiza Begum. The 50-year-old was … More
With the economy deteriorating, many have taken to blaming Rohingya and other vulnerable migrants
Australia was closely monitoring the situation and was supporting Bangladesh in responding to impacts of the coronavirus in its refugee camps.
The country’s northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly brutal civil war between Myanmar’s military and Arakan Army rebels demanding more autonomy for the state’s ethnic Rakhine population.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the attack. He called for “a full and transparent investigation” and for the perpetrators to be brought to justice, his spokesman said in a statement.
The attack came amid increasing calls for a global ceasefire and protection for civilians displaced by the pandemic.
BANGKOK POST EDITORIAL – 3 MAY 2020 Day by day, the effects of coronavirus on society’s most marginalised are laid … More