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Monk-led mob attacks Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka

Sep 26, 2017 - 9:21 PM

Buddhist monks lead a mob that break down gates and enter the walled multi-storied compound as frightened refugees huddle together in upstairs rooms, a police official says

Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya, seeks $250-M for aid

Sep 26, 2017 - 6:56 PM

The government NGO Affairs Bureau clears 30 local and international groups to meet 'emergency needs' in camps and says more will follow

RELIEF. Bangladeshi soldiers distribute rice to Rohingya refugees at the refugee camp of Balukhali near Gumdhum on September 25, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

Malaysia hits ASEAN Chairman's Statement on Myanmar crisis

Sep 25, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Malaysia says the ASEAN Chairman's Statement released by the Philippines is a 'misrepresentation of the reality of the situation' in Myanmar's Rakhine

REFUGEE CAMP. A Rohingya refugee shelters from the sun under an umbrella while looking on at the refugee camp of Balukhali, near the locality of Ukhia on September 21, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar – army

Sep 25, 2017 - 12:55 AM

The deaths of the Hindus found in a mass grave in Rakhine are being blamed on Muslim Rohingya militants

Rohingya in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance – UN

Sep 24, 2017 - 7:12 PM

At least 436,000 Rohingya recently arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar's Rakhine state since an outbreak of violence a month ago

Bangladesh says Rohingya refugee influx over

Sep 23, 2017 - 6:37 PM

Bangladesh border guards says they have seen no boats carrying Rohingya on the Naf river, which marks the Myanmar border, or in the Bay of Bengal for at least 3 days

INFLUX. In this photograph taken on May 20, 2015, Bangladeshi migrants are transported on a bus in Langsa, Aceh province after they were rescued by Indonesian fishermen off the eastern coast of Aceh. AFP File photo

Peradilan rakyat nyatakan Myanmar terbukti melakukan genosida kepada etnis Rohingya

Sep 23, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Kesimpulan itu diambil usai mempertimbangkan berbagai dokumen, kesaksian para hali dan testimonial 200 korban

KEPUTUSAN. Pengadilan Rakyat Internasional (IPT) menyatakan jika Myanmar terbukti melakukan genosida kepada kaum etnis Rohingya. Foto diambil dari akun Twitter @kicaunuri

Facebook bans 'dangerous' Rohingya militant group

Sep 22, 2017 - 11:27 AM

A spokeswoman says Facebook is aware that Rohingya activists are using the site to draw attention to the violence, and that it intends to allow non-graphic content to remain online

Rohingya file photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP

Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

Sep 22, 2017 - 9:04 AM

The United Nations says more than 420,000 Rohingya have fled for safety to Bangladesh in the face of an army campaign in northern Rakhine state that includes rape and the burning of villages

SAFE ZONES? A Rohingya refugee holds an umbrella during rain in Bangladesh's Balukhali refugee camp on September 17, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

Aid shipment blocked as Rohingya humanitarian crisis deepens

Sep 21, 2017 - 8:25 PM

Communal tensions remain high across Rakhine. Raids by Rohingya militants at the end of last month spark a massive army crackdown, driving more than 420,000 people into Bangladesh in what the UN calls a campaign of 'ethnic cleansing.'

SEEKING SHELTER. Mujibur Rahman (R), a Rohingya father of 10, carries his belongings, after being evicted with his family, while searching for a place to build a new makeshift shelter at the refugee camp of Kutupalung in the Bangladeshi locality of Ukhia on September 20, 2017. Photo by Dominique Faget/AFP

Bangladesh PM says Myanmar must take back Rohingya

Sep 20, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Sheikh Hasina also calls for greater international pressure on Myanmar over the new crisis which has unfolded in the past three weeks, media reports says

CROSSING OVER. Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state arrive near the Khanchon border crossing near the Bangaldeshi town of Teknaf on Septebmer 5, 2017. K M Asad/AFP

Suu Kyi faces mounting world anger over Rohingya

Sep 20, 2017 - 7:48 AM

Her speech fails to quell international anger at reports that the Rohingya are being burned out of their homes

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to deliver a national address in Naypyidaw on September 19, 2017. Ye Aung Thu/AFP

UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:56 PM

'It is important for us to see with our own eyes the sites of these alleged violations,' the head of the fact-finding mission says

ARRIVALS. Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state arrive near the Khanchon border crossing near the Bangaldeshi town of Teknaf on Septebmer 5, 2017. K M Asad/AFP

Suu Kyi rebuffs foreign criticism of Rohingya crisis

Sep 19, 2017 - 12:15 PM

(4th UPDATE) In an address timed to pre-empt likely censure of Myanmar at the UN General Assembly in New York, Aung San Suu Kyi calls for patience and understanding of the unfurling crisis in her 'fragile democracy'

FACING THE NATION. Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a national address in Naypyidaw on September 19, 2017. Ye Aung Thu/AFP

All eyes on Suu Kyi as Myanmar leader breaks silence on Rohingya crisis

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:26 AM

Suu Kyi's refusal so far to defend the Rohingya over nearly a month of violence has baffled and enraged an international community, but inside Myanmar, supporters say the 72-year-old lacks authority to reign in the army

NOWHERE TO GO. Rohingya refugees sit under a shelter during rainfall at Thangkhali refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district on September 17, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech

Sep 19, 2017 - 7:36 AM

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson warns that the violence in Rakhine state is 'a stain on the country's reputation' so soon after its transition to democratic rule

LIVING IN SQUALOR. Rohingya Muslim refugees look on as they stand near temporary shelters in Balukhali refugee camp near the Bangladesh town of Gumdhum on September 17, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

Indonesia dan Myanmar berbagi sejarah yang sama

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Kedua negara dibangun oleh rezim militer yang lama menguasai hampir semua aspek kehidupan warganya

BANTUAN KEMANUSIAAN. Presiden Joko Widodo (kanan) memantau prajurit TNI Angkatan Udara memasukkan bantuan kemanusiaan Rohingya ke dalam pesawat di Base Ops TNI AU Halim Perdanakusuma, Jakarta, Rabu, 13 September. Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/ANTARA

UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'

Sep 18, 2017 - 2:52 PM

(UPDATED) The mass exodus of Rohingya refugees to neighboring Bangladesh has billowed into an humanitarian emergency as aid groups struggle to provide relief to a daily stream of new arrivals

MISERY. A Rohingya refugee holds an umbrella during rain in Bangladesh's Balukhali refugee camp on September 17, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

Trump pushes UN reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Trump, who once disparaged the world body as a 'club' for 'people to get together, talk and have a good time,' will lay out his views on how to improve the United Nations a day before he makes his first address to the General Assembly

#UNGA. A sign outside of the General Assembly building highlights the hash tag for attendees to use to promote the seventy-second session's debate, September 17, 2017. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya 'issue'

Sep 17, 2017 - 9:15 PM

General Min Aung Hlaing insists the 'clearance operations' in northern Rakhine state are aimed at flushing out Rohingya militants who attacked police posts

Indonesia 7-1 Myanmar: Garuda Nusantara rebut tempat ketiga

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Egy Maulana menjadi top scorer

GAGAL LOLOS. Timnas U-19 Indonesia gagal lolos ke final Piala AFF U-18 setelah kalah 2-3 dari Thailand dalam drama adu penalti. Foto diambil dari akun Twitter @pssi_fai

High stakes in Myanmar as Suu Kyi to address Rohingya crisis

Sep 17, 2017 - 4:31 PM

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the stakes were high for Aung San Suu Kyi's Tuesday speech, calling it a 'last chance' to stop the unfolding humanitarian calamity

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Sep 17, 2017 - 3:55 PM

Indonesia harus mewaspadai kebangkitan semangat timnas Myanmar

Indonesia vs Myanmar: Fokus Garuda muda rebut posisi ketiga

Sep 17, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Kemenangan Indonesia atas Myanmar di fase grup tidak bisa menjadi ukuran bahwa Garuda Nusantara akan kembali menuai hasil positif

GAGAL LOLOS. Timnas U-19 Indonesia gagal lolos ke final Piala AFF U-18 setelah kalah 2-3 dari Thailand dalam drama adu penalti. Foto diambil dari akun Twitter @pssi_fai

Bangladesh restricts movement of 400,000 Rohingya refugees

Sep 17, 2017 - 8:19 AM

Conditions are already worsening in Bangladesh's southeastern border district of Cox's Bazar, where the majority of refugees are living in desperate circumstances after fleeing Myanmar's violence-wracked Rakhine state

SCRAMBLE FOR RELIEF. People distribute relief supplies for Rohingya Muslim refugees at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi locality of Ukhia on September 16, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

Prabowo: Bantuan Indonesia untuk pengungsi Rohingya adalah pencitraan

Sep 16, 2017 - 6:44 PM

“Kalau kita kirim bantuan sekarang, itu namanya pencitraan, karena sulit untuk sampai ke Rohingya,” kata Prabowo

ORASI. Ketua Umum sekaligus Ketua Dewan Pembina Partai Gerindra Prabowo Subianto (kanan) menyampaikan orasi dalam Aksi Bela Rohingya 169 di Monumen Patung Kuda, Jakarta, Sabtu, 16 September. Foto oleh Puspa Perwitasari/ANTARA

Bangladesh to build 14,000 shelters for Rohingya

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Bangladesh authorities says they will build a massive camp on an 800-hectare plant for homeless Rohingya Muslim refugees

ROHINGYA. This picture taken on May 14, 2015 shows Rohingya migrants on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman. Photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP

Rekam jejak perlakuan diskriminatif terhadap umat Muslim di Myanmar

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:36 PM

Perlakuan diskriminatif terhadap umat Muslim sudah terjadi sejak 1982 ketika Myanmar mengeluarkan UU kewarganegaraan

PENYAMPAIAN PENDAPAT. Perwakilan Amnesty Internasional Indonesia Usman Hamid (kanan) menyampaikan pendapatnya disaksikan Ketua Tim Pencari Fakta PBB untuk Kasus Rohingya Marzuki Darusman (kiri), perwakilan ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission of Human Right (AICHR) Indonesia Dinna Wisnu (kedua kiri), perwakilan dari Burma Human Right Network Kyaw Win (ketiga kanan) dan moderator Subhi (ketiga kiri) dalam diskusi terkait penegakan HAM dan kekerasan pada wilayah ASEAN di Jakarta, Kamis, 14 September. Foto oleh Akbar Nugroho Gumay/ANTARA

Pekan depan, Aung San Suu Kyi akan berpidato soal isu Rakhine State

Sep 14, 2017 - 11:04 AM

Suu Kyi dijadwalkan menyampaikan pidato pada Rabu malam 20 September waktu setempat

PERNYATAAN. Menteri Luar Negeri Aung San Suu Kyi akan menyampaikan pidato terkait kekerasan di Rakhine State pada Rabu, 20 September. Foto oleh Hein Htet/EPA

Myanmar 2-1 Vietnam: Indonesia juara grup, Vietnam tersingkir

Sep 13, 2017 - 10:37 PM

Garuda Nusantara siap menantang Thailand

LOLOS. Timnas U-19 Indonesia berhasil melaju ke babak semifinal Piala AFF U-18. Foto diambil dari akun Twitter @pssi_fai

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to address nation next week on Rohingya crisis

Sep 13, 2017 - 8:41 PM

In a press conference government spokesman Zaw Htay says Suu Kyi will speak for national reconciliation and peace in a televised address on September 19

AUNG SAN SUU KYI. Myanmar State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi reviews a military honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on August 18, 2016.  File photo by Fred Dufour/AFP

Aung San Suu Kyi batal hadiri sidang umum PBB

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:26 PM

Absennya Suu Kyi bersamaan ketika ia tengah disorot akibat isu Rohingya

SIDANG PBB. Menteri Luar Negeri Aung San Suu Kyi batal hadir di sidang umum ke-72 PBB yang akan dilakukan di New York. Foto oleh Narong Sangnak/EPA

Aktivis HAM: Militer tak hanya melakukan persekusi terhadap etnis Rohingya di Myanmar

Sep 13, 2017 - 1:56 PM

Warga Buddha yang merupakan mayoritas pun juga ikut menjadi korban persekusi militer di Myanmar

TERBAKAR. Seorang perempuan Rohingya menangis usai rumahnya terbakar di dekat Sittwe, Rakhine pada 3 Mei 2016. Foto oleh Nyunt Win/EPA

Myanmar's Suu Kyi scraps UN trip amid Rohingya crisis

Sep 13, 2017 - 12:18 PM

UPDATED The announcement comes after the UN human rights chief Zeid Ra ad Al Hussein accused Myanmar of waging a systematic attack on Rohingya civilians

ABROAD. In this file photo, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manila for the ASEAN Summit in April 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Rights groups slam UN council inaction over Myanmar crisis

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:37 AM

HRW official: This is ethnic cleansing on a large scale it seems and the Security Council cannot open its doors and stand in front of the cameras? It s appalling frankly

ESCAPING MYANMAR. Rohingya refugees travel on an open-back truck on Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway near Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, on September 3, 2017. Jasmin Rumi/AFP

"Non megaphone diplomacy", cara ampuh Indonesia bantu warga Rohingya

Sep 12, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Dengan mengedepankan dialog Retno dapat bertemu Aung San Suu Kyi dan panglima militer Myanmar

BERBINCANG. Menteri Luar Negeri Retno Marsudi (kedua kanan) berbincang dengan anggota Komisi I DPR Dave Laksono (kiri), Effendi Simbolon (kedua kiri), Hidayat Nur Wahid (tengah), dan Bachtiar Aly (kanan) sebelum mengikuti rapat kerja di Kompleks Parlemen Senayan, Jakarta, Senin, 11 September. Foto oleh Puspa Perwitasari/ANTARA

China backs Myanmar government efforts to 'safeguard stability'

Sep 12, 2017 - 5:01 PM

China foreign ministry: We support Myanmar s efforts in upholding peace and stability in the Rakhine state We hope order and the normal life there will be recovered as soon as possible

NEEDING AID. Newly arrived Rohingya refugees scuffle for relief supplies at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi locality of Ukhia on September 9, 2017. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

Indonesia segera kirimkan bantuan bagi pengungsi Rohingya di Bangladesh

Sep 12, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Indonesia tidak hanya membawa bantuan dari dalam negeri tetapi juga negara lainnya

PELANTIKAN. Duta Besar Myanmar untuk Indonesia Ei Ei Khin Aye menyerahkan surat kepercayaan kepada Presiden Joko "Jokowi" Widodo di Istana pada Selasa pagi, 12 September. Foto diambil dari akun @setkagboid

Global split over Rohingya crisis as China backs Myanmar crackdown

Sep 12, 2017 - 8:20 AM

3rd UPDATE Refugees fleeing the unrest have brought stories of entire villages burned to the ground by Buddhist mobs and Myanmar troops

SEEKING AID. Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state wait for aid at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi town of Teknaf on September 5, 2017.  K M Asad/AFP

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Sep 12, 2017 - 7:02 AM

Mampukah timnas U 18 mengalahkan timnas Vietnam?

UN warns of 'ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Muslims

Sep 11, 2017 - 7:42 PM

The UN warning came as it emerged the Dalai Lama had written to Aung San Suu Kyi urging Myanmar s de facto civilian leader to find a peaceful solution to the crisis

Rohingya refugees travel on an open-back truck on Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway near Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, on September 3, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Rumi/AFP

Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims

Sep 11, 2017 - 3:31 PM

The top Buddhist leader is the latest Nobel peace laureate to speak out against the violence

In this file photo, the Dalai Lama gestures as he arrives to deliver a speech at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, eastern France, on September 15, 2016.  Frederick Florin/AFP/File

Russia detains dozens at protest supporting Rohingya

Sep 10, 2017 - 8:27 PM

Moscow continues to be mute over Myanmar

Siapa sebenarnya kelompok militan ARSA?

Sep 10, 2017 - 4:09 PM

Serangan ARSA ke Rakhine State pada 25 Agustus lalu memicu operasi militer Myanmar

Seorang anggota Penjaga Perbatasan Bangladesh (BGB) memberitahu seorang anak perempuan Rohingya untuk tidak datang ke Bangladesh, di Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Minggu (27/8). FOTO oleh ANTARA/REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir

Rohingya rebels call one-month Myanmar ceasefire as exodus grows

Sep 10, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Bedraggled and exhausted Rohingya refugees have arrived in huge numbers in Bangladesh s Cox s Bazar area for over two weeks while tens of thousands more are believed to be on the move inside Rakhine

SCRAMBLE FOR RELIEF. Newly arrived Rohingya refugees scuffle for relief supplies at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi locality of Ukhia on September 9, 2017. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

Komite Nobel: Penghargaan untuk Aung San Suu Kyi tidak dapat dicabut

Sep 10, 2017 - 10:20 AM

“Tidak mungkin untuk menarik kembali sebuah penghargaan Nobel dari seseorang ketika sudah diberikan ” tulis Kepala Institut Nobel Norwegia Olav Njolstad

TIDAK DICABUT. Institut Nobel Norwegia mengatakan tidak mungkin mencabut penghargaan yang telah diberikan kepada Aung San Suu Kyi pada tahun 1991. Foto oleh AFP

Kapolri ingin bertemu Kepala Polisi Myanmar untuk bahas isu Rohingya

Sep 09, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Tito berjanji Polri akan menjaga keamanan gedung Kedutaan Myanmarpasca dilempari bom molotov

JENGUK. Kapolri Jenderal Tito Karnavian (tengah) memberikan keterangan kepada sejumlah media seusai menjenguk Kapolsek Tangerang dan anggotanya yang menjadi korban penusukan simpatisan ISIS di Rumah Sakit Siloam Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten, Jumat, 21 Oktober 2016. Foto oleh Moko WH/ANTARA

Bangladesh braces for new surge as Rohingya exodus nears 300,000

Sep 09, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Bangladesh authorities plan to build a camp that could house a quarter of a million people

POVERTY. The widespread persecution of the impoverished community in Myanmar's Rakhine state is one of the primary causes for the current regional exodus, alongside growing numbers trying to escape poverty in neighbouring Bangladesh. AFP File Photo

Myanmar 'to provide aid' to displaced Rohingya inside country

Sep 09, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Tens of thousands more are believed to be on the move inside Rakhine fleeing burning villages the army and ethnic Rakhine mobs only to become stranded in hills without food water shelter or medical care

PROTESTS. Ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees hold placards and shout slogans during a protest against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, outside the Myanmar Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on November 25, 2016. Photo by AFP

Teatrikal di Titik Nol: Dari Aceh untuk Rohingya

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Pemda Aceh siap kembali menampung pengungsi Rohingya seperti tahun 2015 lalu

ROHINGYA. Aksi teatrikal etnis Rohingya yang ditampilkan di titik nol Banda Aceh pada Kamis, 7 September. Foto oleh Habil Razali/Rappler