Meeting with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Pope Francis sought forgiveness from the persecuted minority after his controversial decision to not directly refer to their plight when he visited their homeland, Burma.
A leading international human rights group has accused Burmese government of running an apartheid regime against Rohingya Muslims, segregating them for years in an “open air prison”.
“Photos” speak louder than words. This became clear in the photos shared by Reuters photographer from inside Rohingya Muslims’ Kutupalong refugee camp, near Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh.
Discarded and left on a pile of dead bodies, raped, and set on fire is the summary of the turmoil a Rohingya Muslim women had to encounter before fleeing to Bangladesh at last.
Three Calgarian Muslim doctors have examined the Rohingya refugees’ humanitarian disaster after flying to Bangladesh to offer help as part of effort organized by the Humanitarian Islamic Circle of North America.
A new report documenting atrocities against the Rohingya has been released on November 1st by BROUK (Burmese Rohingya Organization UK). The report is based on more than a dozen interviews conducted in the Cox’s Bazar region of Bangladesh with Rohingya refugees who had arrived from Myanmar since attacks on August 25th. BROUK interviewed six child victims, …
Horrific accounts of sexual assault, aerial bombings, beheading and attacks on children with machetes offered Canada’s special envoy to Burma a first-hand experience of the violence committing against Rohingya Muslims.
Earlier this week, Queen Rania of Jordan visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. The 47-year-old queen met with women and children at the Kutupalong camp in Ukhia, in the south-east of the country, on Monday. During her visit, she called on the international community to respond ‘effectively, quickly, and generously’ to the ‘shocking escalation of violence against …
Escaping humiliation and killing in their home country, Burma’s Rohingya Muslims are finding a new home in Malaysia, where NGOs work to offer a hand to help families escaping ethnic cleansing.
After centuries in Burma, it’s estimated that half the Rohingya Muslim population has fled to Bangladesh with horror stories of rapes, killings, and house burnings.