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PKS, PPP parties propose Galang island for Rohingya refugees

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

TANJUNGPINANG -- Factions of the Justice and Prosperous Party (PKS) and the United Development Party (PPP) at the Riau Islands Provincial Legislative Assembly have proposed Pulau Galang as a place to accommodate the...

India says Rohingya refugees threat to national security

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

NEW DELHI -- India on Monday termed Rohingya refugees from Myanmar as a "very serious and potential threat to national security" and indicated it could soon deport them from the country.In a written...

Wild elephants trample two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Monday, 18 September 2017

COX'S BAZAR -- Wild elephants trampled to death two Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh on Monday when they rampaged through a settlement where the refugees were taking shelter after fleeing a military offensive in...

Rights group urges new Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya crisis

Monday, 18 September 2017

YANGON -- A rights group has called for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo against the Myanmar military in response to an offensive that has sent 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. The...

Myanmar authorities must be tried in international court: Lawmaker

Friday, 15 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The Myanmar authorities should be tried in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for committing genocide and crimes against humanity. "We also urge Myanmar to grant full citizenship to its Rohingya...

Indonesia's Hercules planes to arrive in Bangladesh on Friday

Friday, 15 September 2017

CHITTAGONG -- Two C-130 Hercules planes of the Indonesian Air Force carrying humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees, are expected to arrive in Bangladesh on Friday. The two planes were sent on second and...

Trapped by land mines, Rohingya languish in no-man's land

Thursday, 14 September 2017

COX'S BAZAR -- Until late last month, Syed Karim grew rice and sugarcane on a strip of unclaimed land along the international border where Myanmar ends and Bangladesh begins. On Aug. 25, the 26-year-old...

Next week, we send more aid for Rohingya: Jokowi

Thursday, 14 September 2017

JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo said here on Wednesday that Indonesia would provide more aid for the Rohingyas in Myanmar. "God willing, we will ship more aid next week and because we heard that...

Indonesia sends over 20 tons of food for Rohingya

Thursday, 14 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government has sent more than 20 tons of food as humanitarian aid for the Rohingya refugees residing in the border area of Bangladesh. "Some 20 tons (of food) have been...

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of "punishment" over Rohingya

Thursday, 14 September 2017

YANGON -- Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would...

Marsudi stresses importance of 4+1 formula

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi has stressed the importance of the "4+1 formula" implementation to the new Myanmar ambassador, Ei Ei Khin Aye, to settle the conflict in Rakhine,...

EU to focus on providing humanitarian aid for Myanmar crisis

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The European Union (EU) will focus on providing humanitarian aid to the victims and refugees of the conflict in Rakhine State amid ongoing armed skirmishes in the region in Myanmar. As a...

Indonesia needs to shelter Rohingya refugees: Nurhayati

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government should shelter Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar as it did to Vietnamese war refugees in the 20th century, a lawmaker said. "We once opened an island to receive Vietnamese refugees....

Four helicopters to carry aid for Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi stated that four helicopters would carry humanitarian aid for the Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh from the Rakhine State in Myanmar, Wednesday. "The aid is...

Sweden, Britain seek UN meeting on worsening situation in Myanmar

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

UNITED NATIONS -- Sweden and Britain on Monday requested a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on the "deteriorating situation" in Myanmar's Rakhine state, home to the majority-Buddhist nation's Rohingya Muslims, diplomats said....