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Bangkok (BT) A ranking Bangladeshi official urged Myanmar to “demonstrate strong political will and visible actions” to end discrimination against the Rohingya and vowed to ask “international partners to intensify their campaign for (a) permanent solution to the Rohingya problem.” Attending the launch of “One Year on: Time to Put Women and Girls at the […]

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Hague-based court ruled that it has jurisdiction to investigate crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine state ANKARA  – Myanmar has disregarded the Netherlands-based International Criminal Court’s (ICC) ruling that the court has jurisdiction to investigate the crimes against Rohingya Muslims in the country’s northwestern Rakhine state. “The Court has jurisdiction over the crime against humanity of deportation allegedly committed against members of […]

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Decision significant step in right direction, says Amnesty official By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON – A decision by the International Criminal Court in the Hague, which paves the way for investigations into atrocities targeting the Rohingya minority is a “clear signal” to Myanmar, according to a senior official from the Amnesty International. “This decision is a significant step […]

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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: 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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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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Nearly 350 families to benefit from water well in Kutupalong refugee camp, says Turkiye Diyanet Foundation’s official The Burma Times –  Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) has opened a water well at the Kutupalong refugee camp for Rohingya in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district on Monday. In a statement, the foundation said the water well, which functions with solar panels, […]

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