LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia: When hundreds of Rohingya refugees paid traffickers to escape their squalid camp in Bangladesh, they were promised a … More
KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysia’s United Nations Agencies in collaboration with Malaysian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have distributed 5,000 “Dignity Kits” … 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
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