OIC To Assume ‘Stronger Role’ In Rohingya Crisis

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed regret for not “responding immediately” to the Rohingya Crisis, along with vowing to take a “strong” role in dealing with the situation in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The OIC has also said it will create a committee on accountability for crimes against Rohingya. […]

The Decision Of Myanmar To Ban A United Nations Human Rights Investigator From Examining Anti-Rohingya Atrocities

Myanmar has decided to ban a United Nations Human Rights Special Investigator from visiting the nation in the wake of the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority group. Yanghee Lee, the Special Investigator who sought to gain access to the nation, wanted to prepare a report on human rights […]

Human Rights Group Says Myanmar’s Rohingya Repatriation Photo Staged

Rohingya Rights groups expressed grave apprehension after Myanmar’s most recent announcement to “repatriate” the first Rohingya Family, Al Jazeera reported last Sunday. A photograph showing a family of five receiving immigration cards, medical aid, and living quarters from Myanmar officials, has caused some scandal. The image was attached to a […]

ICC Prosecutor Requests Rule On Jurisdiction Over Rohingya Crisis

The International Criminal Court is currently opening a probe into its options with the ongoing Rohingya Crisis. Fatou Bensouda, Gambian lawyer and chief ICC prosecutor, asked the court to make an affirmative decision on whether or not it had jurisdiction of the war crimes and mass deportation occurring in the […]

ICC War Crimes Prosecutor Seeks To Open Rohingya Deportation Probe

The Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, asked judges to rule whether an investigation can be undertaken and if it has the jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The request was made to the International Criminal Court (ICC). On Monday, according to an AFP report, the prosecutor, […]

Rohingya Isolated As Rakhine State Establishes ‘Muslim-Dry’ Zones

The stateless Rohingya people have recently discovered that their former home in the Rakhine state has been ‘cleared’ and rehabilitated by Rakhine migrants. Al Jazeera reports that new arrivals from the relatively stable south of Myanmar are being sent north to the Rakhine state to fill the now-deserted land. The […]

Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing Results In Child Trafficking And Prostitution In Bangladesh

On Wednesday the 21st of March, footage was released by BBC after an undercover investigation took place in Bangladesh to reveal Rohingya Refugees being used for sex trafficking in Bangladesh. This comes as Myanmar (Burma) experienced what the United Nations declared as ethnic cleansing and since August 2017, resulted in […]

Rohingya Refugees Face Greater Hardship As Monsoon Season Approaches

With the season on a turning point, another threat to the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh is on the horizon. The upcoming annual rain and cyclone period risks deepening the current humanitarian crisis, where an estimated 800 000 – with 1 000 000 displaced Rohingya Muslims, including 520 000 children – […]

“Everything Is Gone”: Myanmar Bulldozing Rohingya Villages

Satellite images have revealed that the Myanmar Government is bulldozing villages in the Rakhine State in an enormous operation to demolish evidence of human rights abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority. Human Rights Watch said that at least 55 villages have been erased since late 2017, after nearly 700,000 Rohingya […]