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UN says 100,000 Rohingya in grave danger from monsoon rains

UN says 100,000 Rohingya in grave danger from monsoon rains

More than 100,000 Rohingya refugees huddled in squalid, muddy camps in Bangladesh will be in grave danger from landslides when the mid-year monsoon season begins, a UN humanitarian report said. There are now more than 900,000 Rohingyas in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh, after 688,000 fled violence in Myanmar that flared up in late […]

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Michelle Yeoh puji usaha Najib perjuang isu Rohingya

Michelle Yeoh puji usaha Najib perjuang isu Rohingya

Cox’s Bazar – Seniwati Hollywood kelahiran Malaysia, Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh, yang juga Duta Muhibbah Program Pembangunan Pertubuhan Bangsa Bersatu (UNDP), memuji Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak dan kerajaan Malaysia kerana berusaha membantu pelarian Rohingya, termasuk memperjuangkan nasib mereka. Beliau berkata Najib dan Malaysia melaksanakan usaha mengagumkan berhubung perkara itu dan sebagai negara […]

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China, Russia oppose UN criticism of Myanmar over Rohingya

China, Russia oppose UN criticism of Myanmar over Rohingya

The UN General Assembly on Sunday urged Myanmar to end a military campaign against Muslim Rohingya and called for the appointment of a UN special envoy, despite opposition from China, Russia and some regional countries. A resolution put forward by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was adopted by a vote of 122 to 10 […]

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Malaysian parliamentarians contribute aid to assist Rohingya refugees

Malaysian parliamentarians contribute aid to assist Rohingya refugees

Cox’s – A Malaysian parliamentary delegation today contributed RM25,600 to two Malaysian non-governmental organisations operating here to assist Rohingya refugees. The aid in the form of cash donations were handed over to the Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organization (MAPIM) and Mercy Malaysia for the purchase of essential items for Rohingya refugees at the Kutupalong […]

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China to help resolve Rohingya crisis, says Bangladesh

China to help resolve Rohingya crisis, says Bangladesh

China has offered to help defuse the Rohingya crisis, Bangladesh said yesterday, following meetings with Beijing’s top diplomat that Dhaka hopes will apply pressure on Myanmar take back hundreds of thousands of refugees. More than 600,000 Rohingya are languishing in Bangladeshi refugee camps after fleeing a brutal Myanmar army campaign launched in late August. The […]

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Rohingya Crisis: Najib’s efforts bear fruit – Anifah

Rohingya Crisis: Najib’s efforts bear fruit – Anifah

Putrajaya – The efforts of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to champion the Rohingya issue on the international stage has beginning to bear fruit as Myanmar is taking measures to resolve the crisis. Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said Malaysia was satisfied with the assurance given by National Advisor, Aung San Suu […]

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Seramai 62,153 etnik Rohingya di Malaysia – Shahidan

Seramai 62,153 etnik Rohingya di Malaysia – Shahidan

Kuala Lumpur – Sejumlah 62,153 etnik Rohingya berdaftar dengan Suruhanjaya Tinggi Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu Bagi Pelarian (UNHCR) berada di Malaysia setakat 30 Sept lalu, persidangan Dewan Rakyat diberitahu hari ini. Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kassim berkata daripada jumlah itu, 53,811 adalah pelarian manakala 8,342 adalah pemohon suaka. “Untuk tempoh yang […]

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Myanmar rebuffs ‘harmful’ UN statement on Rohingya

Myanmar rebuffs ‘harmful’ UN statement on Rohingya

Yangon – Myanmar on Wednesday hit back at a UN Security Council statement critical of its handling of the Rohingya refugee crisis, saying it could “seriously harm” efforts to repatriate the Muslim minority from Bangladesh. On Monday the top UN body called on Myanmar to rein in military operations that have pushed more than 600,000 […]

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Tillerson calls Myanmar army chief over Rohingya crisis

Tillerson calls Myanmar army chief over Rohingya crisis

Washington – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Myanmar’s army chief Thursday to help end the violence in Rakhine state that has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee. In a phone call with Min Aung Hlaing, Tillerson expressed “concern about the continuing humanitarian crisis and reported atrocities in Rakhine”, according to […]

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Nations pledge US$345m to Rohingya response

Nations pledge US$345m to Rohingya response

Geneva – Nations have pledged US$345 million (RM1.4 billion) to care for Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an “encouraging” step in the response to the intensifying crisis, the UN said Monday. Many of the funds for the minority Muslim group, who have fled from violence in the northern part of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, were promised […]

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