Rohingya Muslims

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  • Prof. Nasir uddin 2018-12-18 09:33

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Rohingya refugees want to go back home but with safety and dignity’

    TEHRAN - Prof. Nasir uddin is a cultural anthropologist based in Bangladesh, and professor of anthropology at Chittagong University. He has been working with Rohingya people in the borderland of Bangladesh and Myanmar for more than two decades and has written on the Rohingya refugee situation extensively in the form of both academic and popular pieces. His forthcoming ethnography is named The Rohingyas: A Case of Subhuman (Oxford University Press, 2019).

  • Nay San Lwin 2018/12/16

    By: Nay San Lwin

    Forcible repatriation of Rohingya dangerous

    TEHRAN - Just a little more than a year ago, at least ten thousand Rohingya were killed in northern Rakhine state, at least 350 villages were burnt to the ground. As a result, about 750,000 had to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.

  • Shafiur Rehman 2018-12-10 21:22

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Genocide is slow strangulation of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine’

    The heart-rending stories of Rohingya refugees continue to pour out from the refugee camps of Bangladesh, where they live in impoverished condition, and from Rakhine state, where they face incarceration. The repatriation plan has been shelved following calls by the international aid organizations that the timing was not feasible for their return.

  • Rohingya 2018-12-06 01:30

    Fleeing Rohingya detained in Malaysia

    TEHRAN - With Rohingya Muslims attempting to flee Myanmar to escape persecution, a boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingyas landed on Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Tuesday, according to reports.

  • Rohingya 2018-11-29 02:35

    Fleeing Rohingya sent back to Rakhine

    TEHRAN _Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forcibly sent back to Myanmar's volatile Rakhine state after being detained at sea while heading to Malaysia, country’s police said on Wednesday.

  • Rohigya 2018-09-30 02:00

    Sexual violence against Rohingyas

    TEHRAN- Bangladesh government and the United Nations have agreed to jointly address conflict-related sexual violence committed against Rohingya refugees forcibly evicted from Myanmar to Bangladesh.

  • Rohigya 2018-09-26 23:49

    Rohingyas with disabilities face perils

    TEHRN - The overcrowded, hilly, and rain-soaked camps for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are precarious for everyone, but especially for people with disabilities, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

  • Myanmmar 2018-07-01 15:19

    UN chief heads to Bangladesh to review problems facing Rohingya refugees

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is visiting Bangladesh this weekend to take stock of the problems facing nearly one million Rohingya refugees, according to a statement issued by the UN.

  • Symbolic court sentences Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to 25 years in jail 2018-02-15 13:21

    Symbolic court sentences Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to 25 years in jail

    TEHRAN – A symbolic court in Iran has respectively sentenced Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing to 25 and 15 years in jail for ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims.

  • Rohingya Muslims 2017-10-25 17:44

    Iran plans to build hospital for Rohingya Muslims

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) plans to construct a 32-bed hospital for Rohingya Muslims living in displacement camps in Bangladesh.

  • مسلمانان روهینگیا در جستجوی سرزمین امن‎ 2017-10-22 21:01

    Iranian jurists urge UN action on Rohingya sufferings

    A number of Iranian jurists and lawyers called on the United Nations secretary general to push for an end to the ongoing military crackdown and ethnic violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

  • Seminary Students of Tehran Province Meet with Ayatollah Khamenei 2017-10-17 19:49

    Leader donates money to Rohingya Muslims

    TEHRAN – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has donated 10 billion Rials (roughly $250,000) to the Rohingya Muslims who have fled their homes in Myanmar amid severe government crackdown, Khemeni.ir reported on Tuesday.

  • rohingya 2017-10-15 09:02

    Iran plans to provide Rohingya Muslims with warm food

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to supply warm food to Rohingya Muslims living in displacement camps in Bangladesh.

  • Iran seeking peace between Buddhists, Muslims in Myanmar: envoy 2017-10-09 09:36

    Iran seeking peace between Buddhists, Muslims in Myanmar: envoy

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to Thailand said on Saturday that his country’s official policy in Myanmar has been de-escalation of conflicts between Buddhists and Muslims.

  • Iran Air Force ready to airlift more aid to Rohingya refugees 2017-09-19 10:03

    Iran Air Force ready to airlift more aid to Rohingya refugees

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) on Monday announced readiness to airlift another humanitarian consignment to Bangladesh for the displaced Rohingya people, ISNA reported.

  • Iran’s humanitarian aid reaches Rohingya 2017-09-18 14:26

    Iran’s humanitarian aid reaches Rohingya

    The first humanitarian shipment of the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent Society was distributed among the displaced Rohingya Muslims at refugee camps in Bangladesh under the supervision of the Bangladeshi government. The forty-ton relief aid on Saturday reached Bangladesh, where tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are stranded after fleeing what has been called “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing” by the UN. IRNA/ Ahmad Jalalian

  • Iranian, Pakistani military chiefs call for end to Rohingya plight 2017-09-18 09:19

    Iranian, Pakistani military chiefs call for end to Rohingya plight

    TEHRAN – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri on Sunday spoke with Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Myanmar must be taken to International Criminal Court: lawmaker 2017-09-17 09:18

    Myanmar must be taken to International Criminal Court: lawmaker

    TEHRAN – Kamal Dehqani Firouzabadi, the vice-chairman of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, on Saturday called on the international community to take the case of Myanmar’s crimes against Rohingya Muslims to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

  • Iran sends humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslims 2017-09-17 09:17

    Iran sends humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslims

    TEHRAN – Morteza Salimi, director of the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent Society, said on Saturday that Iran’s first humanitarian aid consignment for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims has been sent to Bangladesh, Mehr news agency reported.  

  • Iran in contact with Bangladesh, Myanmar over Rohingya plight 2017-09-16 10:25

    Iran in contact with Bangladesh, Myanmar over Rohingya plight

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister for the Asian and Oceania Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said on Friday that the foreign ministry is in contact with governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar over the plight of the Rohingya Muslims.

  • آوارگان میانمار 2017-09-13 21:17

    Iran to send parliamentary team to Myanmar

    TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Wednesday that a delegation of Iranian parliamentarians will be dispatched to Myanmar to investigate the situation of the Rohingya Muslims.

  • Iran seeking to take legal action against Rohingya massacre 2017-09-12 21:47

    Iran seeking to take legal action against Rohingya massacre

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry is pursuing legal action over the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said on Tuesday.

  • Rohingya  Muslims 2017-09-12 11:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Suu Kyi is a U.S.-Western darling: Lendman

    TEHRAN- U.S. columnist Stephen Lendman says that “Suu Kyi is a fraud, a US/ Western darling.” 

  • Myanmar blocks Iran’s aid shipment 2017-09-11 10:09

    Myanmar blocks Iran’s aid shipment

    TEHRAN – An official with the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) announced on Sunday that Myanmar’s government has blocked Iran’s aid shipment for Rohingya Muslims who have been targeted by the country’s security forces and armed Buddhist militants for months.

  • Aung San Suu Kyi 2017-09-10 15:44

     Nobel Peace Prize Winner’s Shame

    Aung San Suu Kyi, a beloved Nobel Peace Prize winner, is presiding over an ethnic cleansing in which villages are burned, women raped and children butchered.

  • Burma 2017-09-10 09:06

    By Peter Popham

    The only good thing Aung San Suu Kyi can do now is resign

    The Nobel Peace Prize committee has in the past made some odd decisions. Henry Kissinger was its most glaring error.

  • روحانی 2017-09-09 20:30

    Rouhani: Islamic world cannot keep silence on Rohingya tragedy

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday urged international bodies and Myanmar neighbors to act in support of Muslims in Myanmar.

  • راهپیمایی مردم همدان در محکومیت جنایات علیه مسلمانان میانمار 2017-09-09 14:10

    Iranian worshipers rally in protest at crackdown on Rohingya

    Iranian worshipers have staged rallies in Tehran and many other cities to express their outrage at the ongoing brutal violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

  • Rouhani urges Myanmar to stop crimes against Rohingya 2017-09-06 20:34

    Rouhani urges Myanmar to stop crimes against Rohingya

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday urged the Myanmar government to put an end to vicious crimes against Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhist-majority country, ISNA reported.

  • saki 2017-09-05 10:38

    By M.A. Saki

    Why is UN Security Council silent on genocide in Myanmar? 

    Reports of violence against the Rohingya  Muslims in Myanmar are horrific. The minority group is being brutalized at the hands of military and civilians as well. The reports by rights groups and media outlets show that an ethnic cleansing is happening against the Rohingya.