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I visited the Rohingya camps in Myanmar — here's what I saw

Myanmar recently claimed to have repatriated its first Rohingya refugee family. But, as an official from the United Nations noted, the country is still not safe for the return of its estimated 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees, who fled to Bangladesh in 2017 to escape an ongoing state-sponsored …

Rohingya

Rohingya lawyer granted $1.1m Aurora Prize

PRESTIGIOUS humanitarian accolade the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity has been awarded to Kyaw Hla Aung, a lawyer and activist in Burma (Myanmar) …

Human Rights

I visited the Rohingya camps in Myanmar and here is what I saw

Myanmar recently claimed to have repatriated its first Rohingya refugee family. But, as an official from the United Nations noted, the country is …

Rohingya

Top ISIS militant captured in raid mastermind behind burning of Jordanian pilot, report says

An ISIS leader who was one of five terrorists captured in Iraq last week was reportedly behind the execution of a Jordanian pilot who was burned alive in a cage in 2015.<p>Saddam al-Jamal is believed to be the mastermind behind the harrowing execution of Jordanian pilot Muath Al-Kaseasbeh, who was …

David Hogg takes aim at the NRA and shoots himself in the foot instead… [again]

David Hogg would love to be the posterboy for kid fascists who “changed the world,” but he’s increasingly becoming an embarrassing caricature of …

Mother’s Deadly Day: She Blew Up Herself and Her Two Girls to Murder Christians

The deadly attacks during Sunday services in Indonesia were the work of a whole family. They reportedly had returned from ISIS-land—a cautionary …

Terrorism

The core Isis manual that twisted Islam to legitimise barbarity

Experts rebut terrorists’ religious justification for beheading and kidnapping<p>The jihadist manual behind the brutality that underpinned Islamic State has been revealed for the first time in new analysis of a 579-page text, written by the Isis ideologue Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir.<p>The text attempts to …

Terrorism

Google has a BS excuse for copying the iPhone X’s gestures

Google unpacked most of the new features in Android P at Google I/O 2018 earlier this week, revealing in the process that it copied yet another …

The U.N. Urges Myanmar to Seek Accountability for Violence Against Rohingya

(UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. Security Council urged Myanmar’s government on Wednesday to fulfill its commitment to hold perpetrators of violence …

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Trump assures Bangladesh of U.S. support amid Rohingya crisis 

DHAKA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has assured Bangladesh of U.S. support in dealing with the Myanmar Rohingya refugee crisis, a Bangladeshi official said on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump waves guests goodbye after participating in the National Day of Prayer ceremony at …

Donald Trump

Trump offers empty promises on Rohingya humanitarian crisis

The president has made similar promises several times over the past year. So far, nothing has changed.<p>President Donald Trump has sent a letter to …

Govt must change its Rohingya policy: Civil society members

The civil society members urged the Indian government to change its policy related to Rohingya refugees. They members believe that the government …

Islamic countries call Rohingya crisis 'ethnic cleansing'

A grouping of Islamic countries says Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims is a "serious and blatant violation of international law" and it is calling for international support in solving the crisis.<p>The Organization of Islamic Cooperation issued a joint statement at the end of a two-day …

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: "Bracing for the worst" as the rainy season approaches

As the mass exodus of Rohingya people fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine state continues, refugee camps across the border in …

He's Giving Displaced Rohingya a Voice — and a Wallet

Malaysia has become one of the most popular destinations for the Rohingya people driven from their homelands in Myanmar. They are often smuggled into …

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation vows to assume ‘stronger role’ over Rohingya refugee crisis

Foreign ministers and diplomats of the organisation set up a committee to mobilise support for the Rohingyas.<p>The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, …

ISIS fanatics turn captured Syrian soldier into missile, attach bomb to his head before tossing him

ISIS butchers have carried out one of the most chilling executions in the terror group's history - by turning a captive into an airborne bomb.<p>Images released on its propaganda channels show a captured and bound Syrian soldier being dropped head-first from a height and exploding on impact with the …

Bangladesh’s Monsoon Season Threatens Rohingya Refugees

Expand Rohingya refugees try to take shelter from torrential rain as they are held by the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) after illegally crossing the …

Airstrikes kill 23 in IS-held territory in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes killed at least 23 civilians on Tuesday in one of the last pockets of Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria, according to Syrian state media and an opposition-linked monitoring group, as U.S.-backed forces in the area announced they have resumed their campaign against …

Middle East

Tearful Rohingya plead with visiting UN team in Bangladesh

A UN Security Council delegation has met Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from a crackdown in Myanmar. Some were in tears and spoke of …

Minister wants Rohingya safely repatriated

Australia is continuing to push for the safe repatriation of hundreds of thousands of displaced Rohingya people to Myanmar.

UN security council overwhelmed by suffering at Rohingya camps

Delegation visiting refugee camps in Bangladesh hear pleas for action by the UN and involvement of the international criminal court<p>Members of the UN security council have expressed dismay at the “overwhelming” suffering they encountered in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, home to hundreds of …

UN Security Council

Wanted to show the plight of the Rohingyas: Pulitzer-winning photographer Adnan Abidi

Adnan Abidi started off as a darkroom assistant in 1997, the first level in the days of film. “I bought my first camera with my father’s pension fund …

The Rohingya are still fleeing persecution in Myanmar. What can be done to stop it?

<b>Judy Woodruff:</b><p>For three nights this week, we brought you stories about the Rohingya refugee crisis as seen from Bangladesh, on the refugees’ hopes …

Rights group calls for UN Rohingya resolution ahead of Myanmar visit

YANGON (AFP) -<p>Human Rights Watch called Friday for Myanmar's Rohingya crisis to be referred to the International Criminal Court, days before a UN Security Council delegation is due to arrive in the country.<p>Myanmar has come under intense pressure since the start of a military campaign in August that …

When the Rohingya Came, This Christian Hospital Was Ready

After decades shut out of refugee camps, medical missionaries in Bangladesh offer victims expert care and spiritual resources. It wasn’t that …

Exclusive: U.S. team in refugee camps investigating atrocities against Rohingya

WASHINGTON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The U.S. government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to prosecute …

Monsoons could bring 'enormous deaths' for Rohingya refugees - advisers

"We are at this time in a race against time. For us, the monsoons are coming."<p>By Fathin Ungku<p>SINGAPORE, April 3 (Reuters) - Myanmar's panel of …

Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea for 9 days

BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — A Rohingya Muslim man among a group of 76 rescued in a wooden boat in Indonesian waters says they were at sea for nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia.<p>The eight children, 25 women and 43 men …