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No Home for Muslim Orphans in Northern Myanmar

The Muslim community could not repair or rebuild a damaged orphanage, as local authorities transferred the ownership rights to a nearby primary school Muslim religious buildings and shops were burned downed in Lashio of restive Shan state by a mob of Buddhist rioters in 2013. LASHIO, Myanmar –  Rohingya Muslims are concerned that orphans have …

UN: Burma Generals Must Face Justice for Rohingya Genocide

GENEVA – The UN on Monday called for an investigation and prosecution of Burma’s top military officials for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes against Rohingya Muslims. “The crimes in Rakhine State, and the manner in which they were perpetrated are similar in nature, gravity and scope to those that have allowed genocidal intent …

UN Chief Calls for Global Stand Up for Rohingya

UN Chief Calls for Global Support for Rohingya

COX’S BAZAR – In visiting the sprawling refugee camps of persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, described what he saw as “heart-breaking” “The hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled from Myanmar to escape violence have been victims of one of the most tragic stories of the violation of …

New Thai Law Threatens Rohingya Refugees

New Thai Law Threatens Rohingya Refugees

YANGON — Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims who fled to Thailand are facing prosecution after a new law on undocumented workers was introduced at the Thai parliament this week, Frontier Myanmar reported on June 27. Rohingya are citizens of Myanmar denied by the government to have the documentation required for legalizing their status. The new law reads that …

Rohingya Refugees - Tragic Photos of the Desperate Journey

A collection of tragic photos of the Rohingya Muslims on their journey fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh was published by Time magazine.  The photos were captured by Kevin Faryer, a Getty Images photographer based in Bejine. Being an eyewitness himself, Faryer describes the desperate journey as follows: The boats usually arrive at night because it’s safer in …

Health Risks Grow for Rohingya in Bangladesh's Camps

Concerns are growing over a possible outbreak of disease in crowded Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. “There is a high risk of a public health event, not just cholera and acute watery diarrhea,” said Naim Talukder of the group Action Against Hunger, who is coordinating the efforts of 31 groups and agencies to manage water, …

Canadian Muslim Campaigns to Help Persecuted Rohingya in Myanmar

Rohingya-Canadian Muslim Campaigns to Help Persecuted Minority

In an effort to alleviate the suffering of her persecuted minority in Myanmar, a Rohingya refugee in Canada is championing a fundraising campaign to help Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhist-majority country. Based in Vancouver, Yasmine Ullah is part of a Rohingya women-led initiative, spearheaded by her mother, aimed at crowdfunding to help Rohingya Muslims still …

Canadians supporting the Rohingya

What Canadian Muslims Can Do to Support the Rohingya

Muslim Canadians are rallying across the country to support the Rohingya in Myanmar/Burma and Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh. Here is a number of events and initiatives in Canada that you can support if you want to show solidarity with the Rohingya people.  Attend Rallies in Solidarity with the Rohingya There are rallies …



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