Half a million displaced in 'critical humanitarian crisis' in Myanmar - Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZBHalf a million displaced in 'critical humanitarian crisis' in MyanmarNewstalk ZBThe Rohingya have been called "the most persecuted people on the planet" in a new UN report. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Print PrintShare to Email EmailShare to More More. A New Zealander ...and more »

The Week in Pictures: Sept. 29 - Oct. 6 - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comThe Week in Pictures: Sept. 29 - Oct. 6NBCNews.comLas Vegas shooting rattles nation, POTUS visits Puerto Rico, Catalonia vies for independence, and more. 22 Photos. advertisement · advertisement. Share; Share · Tweet · Comment · Email; Print. 1. Three uprooted trees lay along a road after being ...and more »

Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UN - The Statesman

The StatesmanOver half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UNThe StatesmanSome 2,000 Rohingya refugees a day continue to stream across the border to Bangladesh, bringing the total number people who have fled there from violence in Myanar since late August to an estimated 515,000, the United Nations refugee agency said on ...and more »

Militant Buddhism on rise - The Kingston Whig-Standard

The Kingston Whig-StandardMilitant Buddhism on riseThe Kingston Whig-StandardIn this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar look out from a madrasa window that they used as a shelter in Shahparirdwip, Bangladesh. AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File ...and more »

UN seeks more funds to assist Rohingya amid world's fastest growing refugee crisis - UN News Centre

UN News CentreUN seeks more funds to assist Rohingya amid world's fastest growing refugee crisisUN News CentreHaving fled their homes in Myanmar, these Rohingya families have settled in the makeshift Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh. Photo: OCHA/Anthony Burke. Tweet. Print. 6 October 2017 – United Nations agencies are seeking more funds to cope with ...and more »

US: Myanmar crackdown could draw international terrorists - New Jersey Herald

US: Myanmar crackdown could draw international terroristsNew Jersey HeraldWASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar's military crackdown that has caused a half-million Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh could destabilize the region and invite international terrorists, the State Department said Thursday. But Patrick Murphy, a senior U.S ...and more »

Rohingyas in India need attention too - The Daily Star

The Daily StarRohingyas in India need attention tooThe Daily StarI hail from Kashmir, and in our southernJammu region, a few thousand Rohingya Muslims have taken shelter. Local BJP members are fuelling resentment against Rohingya refugees, often dubbed as the world's most persecuted people. But local Muslims ...and more »

Rohingya people displaced and threatened in their own country - The Asbury Collegian

The Asbury CollegianRohingya people displaced and threatened in their own countryThe Asbury CollegianUnfortunately, today the term “refugee crisis” has become an all too common phrase. Whether from the news, social media or a personal experience, it is safe to assume most Americans are familiar with that term. The countries most associated with ...and more »

PM Hasina returns today, AL ready to accord her reception - Prothom Alo (English)

Prothom Alo (English)PM Hasina returns today, AL ready to accord her receptionProthom Alo (English)Prime minister Sheikh HasinaAll preparations to accord a mass reception to prime minister Sheikh Hasina have been completed as she will return home on Saturday wrapping up her a three-week visit to the United States and the United Kingdom.and more »

Welcome the world's newest welcome mat - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWelcome the world's newest welcome matChristian Science MonitorDespite its own poverty, Bangladesh has allowed in more than 500,000 Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar in what is the world's most urgent refugee crisis. It joins a list of a few other countries with a generosity toward strangers in need. Rohingya women ...and more »

UN fears further exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh - euronews

euronewsUN fears further exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into BangladesheuronewsThe United Nations says it is braced for a further exodus of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Now Reading: UN fears further exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh ...and more »

WATCH: Muslim Refugees Swim Across River To Escape Death Squad - The Daily Caller

The Daily CallerWATCH: Muslim Refugees Swim Across River To Escape Death SquadThe Daily CallerThousands of Rohingya Muslims, a minority ethnic group who live in the Rakhine state of Myanmar were captured in a video, swimming across the water to escape persecution and traveling to Bangladesh Thursday. Rohingya Muslim's traveled 12 miles ...and more »

Rohingya crisis: Drone shows huge refugee camps - BBC News

BBC NewsRohingya crisis: Drone shows huge refugee campsBBC NewsA drone has captured the extent of sprawling camps housing Rohingyas fleeing violence in Myanmar. The images, obtained by the Disasters Emergency Committee as part of its charity appeal over the crisis, show Balukhali camp on the Bangladesh border ...and more »

Rohingya refugee receives 1st ID card from Bangladesh - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesRohingya refugee receives 1st ID card from BangladeshKhaleej TimesBangladeshi authorities are now carrying out the immense task of registering the newly arrived refugees. Mohammad Saleem was born and raised in Myanmar. But at no time in his 30 years of life did the government ever recognize him as a citizen. He ...and more »

145k Children face malnutrition in Rohingya crisis - Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)145k Children face malnutrition in Rohingya crisisAhlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)October 6, 2017 - 6:06 PM News Code : 858621 Source : Independent Link: (AhlulBayt News Agency) - A UK charity has warned that about 145,000 Rohingya refugee children pouring into Bangladesh to stay safe from a brutal crackdown by the Myanmar ...and more »

Dhaka warns SAsia of refugee consequence - The Daily Star

The Daily StarDhaka warns SAsia of refugee consequenceThe Daily StarBangladesh today said the presence of nearly one million Rohingya refugees, who escaped ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, in its territory has the potential to destabilise South Asia and favoured implementation of the Kofi Annan report in its entirety to ...and more »

Bangladesh Carving Out Forest Land to Shelter Desperate Rohingya - Jakarta Globe

Bangladesh Carving Out Forest Land to Shelter Desperate RohingyaJakarta GlobeDhaka. Hard-pressed to find space for a massive influx of Rohingya Muslim refugees, Bangladesh plans to chop down forest trees to extend a tent city sheltering destitute families fleeing ethnic violence in neighboring Myanmar. More than half a million ...and more »

UN slams Myanmar for lack of access to Rakhine state after convoy witnessed 'unimaginable' suffering - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostUN slams Myanmar for lack of access to Rakhine state after convoy witnessed 'unimaginable' sufferingSouth China Morning PostThe lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar's government to Rakhine state, where over half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled violence, was “unacceptable”, the UN said on Friday. “The access we have in northern Rakhine state is unacceptable,” ...and more »

Bangladesh Islamists call to arm Rohingya - Daily Mail

Daily MailBangladesh Islamists call to arm RohingyaDaily MailThousands of Islamist hardliners marched in Bangladesh's port city of Chittagong Friday calling for the government to arm Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing a crackdown in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state. More than half a million Rohingya have fled to ...and more »

Our stance on Rohingya is humanistic: Turkish diplomat - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyOur stance on Rohingya is humanistic: Turkish diplomatAnadolu AgencyTurkey doesn't have any expectations, but is helping Rohingya Muslims just because of "our humanitarian stance", a Turkish diplomat said after his one-day visit to the region on Monday to see conditions there. Kerem Divanlioglu, Turkey's ambassador to ...and more »