27 Jan
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Richardson resigns

Once a Friend always not be a Friend By Aman Ullah One of Aung San Suu Kyi’s closest allies has resigned from an international advisory board calling it a “whitewash” and accusing the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi of lacking “moral leadership”. Richardson, a former Clinton administration cabinet member is a long time supporter of […]

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27 Jan
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Voluntary Repatriation a Must

Repatriation should be Voluntary and Welled- inform By Aman Ullah “Refugees are people who vote with their feet” once Lenin said. There is no doubt that the over one million-odd refugee from Myanmar, who have been sheltered in Bangladesh, have indeed voted with their feet. Their reluctance to return to their homes in Arakan is […]

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19 Jan
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Digital IDs with Blockchain

Stateless Rohingya to get digital IDs with blockchain KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Stateless Rohingya who fled Myanmar are set to receive digital identity cards using blockchain technology in a pilot project seeking to help them access services like banking and education. The first 1,000 people to benefit from the project in 2018 will […]

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14 Dec
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Washim Ahmed’s Opinion

Repatriation of Rohingya lacks adequate protections The Star What is shocking is the fact the international community is maintaining a silence while witnessing two countries entering into a repatriation agreement to return a group of vulnerable people, considered the most persecuted minority in the world, to the place they face ethnic cleansing and possibly genocide […]

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04 Nov
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Calling a Genocide a Genocide

Human rights advocates are too quick to use the G-word to describe mass atrocities. But in the case of the Rohingya, it applies. Slate.com By Kate Cronin-Furman The Rohingya refugees who have been pouring across the Myanmar-Bangladesh border for the past month carry with them stories of unspeakable brutality. Enforced starvation, torture, mass rape, the […]

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