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Myanmar: Deep reforms must end vicious violence against Rohingya minority
31st Aug 2020

Myanmar: Deep reforms must end vicious violence against Rohingya minority

By Merve Aydogan   (AA): The International Crisis Group (ICG) has called for dialogue and deep reform to address issues of citizenship, improve the administrative structure, and rein in the increasing violence in Myanmar. Ethnicity and conflict are inextricably linked … Continued

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups
5th Jul 2020

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya rights groups have denounced the recent court-martial of three Myanmar army officers as “a miscarriage of justice” and another of the country’s “sham attempts” to mislead the international community. The three officers … Continued

Myanmar: Rakhine not conducive for Rohingya return says UN
24th Jul 2019

Myanmar: Rakhine not conducive for Rohingya return says UN

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The situation in Rakhine state of Myanmar is not conducive for Rohingya Muslim repatriation, according to UN secretary general’s special envoy on Myanmar. After paying a 10-day visit to Myanmar, Christine Schraner … Continued

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims
26th Jan 2019

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A top UN official on Friday urged Saudi Arabia and India not to deport members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim community to Bangladesh but instead to grant them refugee status. “I am dismayed … Continued

Myanmar: Genocide ongoing in Myanmar, says UN investigator
25th Oct 2018

Myanmar: Genocide ongoing in Myanmar, says UN investigator

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Atrocities tantamount to genocide against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority continue to take place, the chair of the UN’s fact-finding mission in that country said Wednesday. Marzuki Darusman told reporters at the UN’s New York … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim herdsman killed by Buddhists, another found dead
3rd Sep 2018

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim herdsman killed by Buddhists, another found dead

By Faruk Zorlu   (AA): A Rohingya Muslim cattle herdsman was reportedly killed by a group of Buddhists and another was found dead in the western Rakhine state of Myanmar on Sunday. Azizul Haque, 47, was killed by Buddhists without … Continued

Myanmar army killed over 24,000 Rohingya
20th Aug 2018

Myanmar army killed over 24,000 Rohingya

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): More than 24,000 Rohingya Muslims have been killed by Myanmar’s state forces since August 2017, according to a new report. The figures were revealed in the report — Forced Migration of Rohingya: The … Continued

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim girls fear sexual abuse in camps
21st Jun 2018

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim girls fear sexual abuse in camps

By Dildar Baykan   (AA): Rohingya Muslim girls remain confined to their tents in Bangladesh as they fear abduction and sexual abuse if they venture outside, said a report released on Wednesday. “Adolescent Girls in crisis: Voices of the Rohingya” … Continued

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree
9th Mar 2018

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree

By Dilrukshi Handunnetti   COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AA): Violence against Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority continued Thursday, despite a state of emergency. Petrol bombs were hurled at a mosque overnight in the town of Kuruwita even as hundreds of police, soldiers … Continued

Myanmar: Nationalists disrupt pro-Muslim event
26th Feb 2018

Myanmar: Nationalists disrupt pro-Muslim event

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Some 50 nationalists on Sunday disrupted a news conference in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, which was organized by a group of Buddhist monks who have been pressing the government to take action … Continued

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine
2nd Feb 2018

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The United States and United Nations voiced concern Thursday after a report detailed extensive mass graves in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state. The Associated Press (AP) led the investigation that uncovered what it said are … Continued

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs
17th Jan 2018

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): There is a “grave risk” in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness to return, a parliament committee report said. The report by … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses
12th Jan 2018

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – The delegation of European Union countries in Myanmar urged the government on Thursday to grant an independent international investigation team access to the country. The request comes after Myanmar military admitted … Continued

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator
21st Dec 2017

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A UN investigator, who had been due to visit Myanmar in January had to assess the human rights situation, said on Wednesday “all access to the country” has been denied. “It is a shame … Continued

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed
15th Dec 2017

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed

By Merve Aydogan   (AA): At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state from Aug. 25 to Sept. 24, a global humanitarian organization said on Thursday. Doctors Without Borders published the figures after conducting surveys in refugee … Continued

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?
6th Dec 2017

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?

  By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s human rights chief on Tuesday called for an international criminal investigation into “widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal” attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on a special … Continued

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees
24th Nov 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar and Bangladesh on Thursday signed an agreement for the return of Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border to escape a brutal military crackdownin Myanmar’s western Rakhine state since late August. However, … Continued

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25
18th Nov 2017

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat incidents since the beginning of the crisis on Aug. 25, the UN said on Friday. “Recent arrivals told us they had been … Continued

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN
15th Nov 2017

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s migration agency on Tuesday warned of the trafficking, exploitation and sexual abuse of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Joel Millman told a news conference in Geneva: “Desperate … Continued

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims
14th Nov 2017

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Delegates to the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plenary summit on Monday expressed deep concern over the plight of Rohingya Muslims, officials said. At a press conference on the sidelines … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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