Posts Tagged ‘Rohingya’

At least 6.700 Rohingya Muslims were killed says MSF

  • 14 December 2017 - 16:23
At least 6.700 Rohingya Muslims were killed says MSF

The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said in a statement that at least 6.700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the month after fighting erupted in Myanmar. The MSF, an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization, reached this result based on surveys of refugees in Bangladesh,...

Two Reuters journalists apprehended in Myanmar

  • 13 December 2017 - 15:55
Two Reuters journalists apprehended in Myanmar

The government of Myanmar said the two missing Reuters journalists are detained by police. Reuters said Myanmar security officials did not clarify why both Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were apprehended in Yangon The international news agency said "we are urgently seeking more information about...

Calls on Myanmar leader Suu Kyi to be stripped of Nobel prize as ethnic cleansing of Rohingya continues

  • 6 September 2017 - 09:54
Calls on Myanmar leader Suu Kyi to be stripped of Nobel prize as ethnic cleansing of Rohingya continues

In her first comments on Myanmar's latest Rohingya crisis, de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi says her government is protecting everyone in Rakhine state, the BBC reported. But she criticised the "huge iceberg of misinformation" about the conflict promoting the interests of terrorists. Ms Suu Kyi...

Thousands of Rohingya escape Myanmar in August over buddhist violence

  • 4 September 2017 - 09:50
Thousands of Rohingya escape Myanmar in August over buddhist violence

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, pressuring scarce resources of aid agencies and communities already helping hundreds of thousands of refugees from previous spasms of violence in Myanmar. The violence in Myanmar was set off by a...