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Rohingya Muslims: 'We Are Citizens Too'

The Rohingya are a Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar, most of whom live in Rakhine state, and have their own language and culture Despite living in Myanmar for generations, they are not recognized as citizens or counted in the census. Fleeing tortures and persecutions two years ago, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims held demonstrations …

Winter Warm up Drive for Rohingya Refugees

Winter Warm up Drive for Rohingya Refugees

They left everything behind and came to Bangladesh with nothing except the clothes on their backs. Now most of the Rohingya people sleep on the floor in poorly constructed bamboo structures with nothing to protect them from the cold at night. January and February are Bangladesh’s coldest months with nighttime temperatures falling as low as …

Help Protect Rohingya Women in Refugee Camps

Create Jobs for Rohingya Women in Refugee Camps

Having fled persecution in Myanmar, a growing number ofwomen are at risk of harassment and attack in Bangladesh after being deserted by their husbands. In an effort to provide protection to Rohingya women in refugee camps, Bidayanodo foundation is creating a self-employment project for refugee women. This project aims to support the extremely needy and …

A Doctor Reports on Humanitarian Mission in Rohingya Camps

From Rohingya Camps, A Doctor Reports on Humanitarian Mission

The ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is a catastrophic humanitarian emergency thathas claimed thousands of innocent livesand displaced more than 700,000. Those who have fled Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh live in makeshift camps withvery limited resources. Dr Taruj Aliis currently on ahumanitarian mission to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh offering medical and humanitarian relief in the refugee …

Rohingya Muslim Kids Find Peace in Madrassas - About Islam

Rohingya Muslim Kids Find Peace in Madrassas

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – Driven from their homes in the Buddhist-majority Burma by a wave of genocidal violence, Rohingya Muslim kids are finding peace in the madrassas (Islamic seminary) in their refugee camp in Bangladesh. “I come here to learn the Koran. My mother wants me and my brothers to learn, to become a better …

‘Tied to Trees and Raped’: New UN Report Details Rohingya Horrors - About Islam

‘Tied to Trees and Raped’: New UN Report Details Rohingya Horrors

NEW YORK – UN investigators published on September 18 an extensive report detailing evidence for the accusation of genocide against the Burmese military, which commits an ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Burma since 2012, The Guardian reported. The report from the fact-finding mission presented to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), read: “Myanmar’s [Burmese] …

Rohingya Refugees in India Help Flood Victims - About Islam

Rohingya Refugees in India Help Flood Victims

DELHI – Experiencing the fight for life in their country, Rohingya football players of Shine Star FC at refugee camps in Delhi, India, have extended their hands to help flood victims in the south Indian state of Kerala, Anadolu Agency reported on September 3. “Though our camp is in Delhi we receive a lot of …

UN: Burma Generals Must Face Justice for Rohingya Genocide - About Islam

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 …

A Year on, Rohingya Muslims Are Still Bleeding - About Islam

A Year on, Rohingya Muslims Are Still Bleeding

One year back, around 9,000 Rohingya Muslims were killed by Myanmar’s security forces in a bloody crackdown in the western Rakhine state. The violence led hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to flee the Buddhist-majority country to neighboring Bangladesh to save their lives. “The world thinks that it’s not as big as it is, but what’s …

Rohingya Muslims Mark Somber `Eid Away from Home - About Islam

Rohingya Muslims Mark Somber `Eid Away from Home

KUTUPALONG, BANGLADESH— Living in sprawling camps in Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked a somber `Eid Al-Adha on Wednesday, praying for better lives and a return to their homes. “We could not pray during `Eid in my village for years, we had to pray secretly,” said refugee Nurul Alam, The Star reported. “I …



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