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Antonio Guterres writes ‘nothing could have prepared’ him for the ‘bone-chilling’ accounts he heard from Rohingyarefugees WASHINGTON  – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres lashed out at the international community over the ongoing tragedies befalling Myanmar’s minority Muslim Rohingyapeople. In a scathing op-ed published in the Washington Post, Guterres recounted the horrors the Rohingya are being subjected to, saying nothing could […]

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The Burma Times:   The fight started around 11pm on Monday at the Nayapara refugee camp in Nhilla Union, said Ranjit Kumar Barua, chief of the Teknaf Police Station. The names and identities of the wounded could not be known immediately.  Currently, more than 1.1 million Rohingya refugees live in Bangladesh. Of them, about 700,000 have […]

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UN rights head slams US splitting children from parents GENEVA  – The UN human rights chief on Monday urged the U.S. administration to end its policy of forcibly separating the children of undocumented immigrants from their parents. “In the United States, I am deeply concerned by recently adopted policies which punish children for their parents’ actions. […]

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The Burma Times: Bangladesh has summoned BGP members in Teknaf. A meeting will be held between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Border Guard Police, Branch, No. 2 on April 12, 2018, according to sources. They will discuss various issues on Bangladesh-Myanmar border including other circumstances, sources added. 10-member delegation from Bangladesh side will be led by […]

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European Rohingya Council calls on international community to protect Rohingya Muslims fleeing state persecution in Myanmar By Faruk Zorlu ANKARA (Burma Times) – The European Rohingya Council (ERC) called on the international community to help protect Rohingya Muslims, who are fleeing state persecution in Myanmar. “We are calling international community to bring the perpetrators of genocide into international justice. We also call international community […]

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The Burma Times A Rohingya child has died tragically in a road accident today (Wednesday) in Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf high way, a refugee said. The incident occurred at noon near the Mouchani Primary School in Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf main road of Mouchani village under the Teknaf Police Station. It is known that Usmat Ara was hit and killed by […]

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The Burma Times The Rohingya villagers are fleeing to Bangladesh from Myanmar for their safety due to Myanmar’s security forces continue the ethnic cleansing of the remaining Rohingyas in northern Arakan State, according to our sources. Those Rohingya men and women, who have arrived in Shapuridip of Bangladesh side recently, they described how they faced […]

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By Burma Times Human trafficking has started again for Malaysia by sea route that a boat with Rohingya refugees was trying to go to Malaysia on April 1, 2018, according to sources. The boat, carrying 56 refugees, stopped on Lanta Island in Southern Krabi province after a heavy storm on Saturday evening. It was the first Rohingya […]

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