UNHCR: Search, rescue Rohingya stranded in Andaman Sea
23rd Feb 2021

UNHCR: Search, rescue Rohingya stranded in Andaman Sea

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   ANKARA (AA) – The UN refugee agency on Monday called for immediate efforts to search and rescue a group of Rohingya refugees stranded in the Andaman Sea in the Indian Ocean. The precise location of … Continued

Rohingya case on genocide face delay at The Hague
25th Jan 2021

Rohingya case on genocide face delay at The Hague

​​​​​​​By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): A final decision at the UN’s top court in the legal battle against Myanmar for the alleged genocide of Rohingya Muslims could be delayed, as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is first set to … Continued

Bangladesh urged to halt Rohingya relocation to remote island
6th Dec 2020

Bangladesh urged to halt Rohingya relocation to remote island

By Md. Kamruzzaman DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A Europe-based Rohingya rights group on Saturday expressed concern over Bangladesh’s plan to relocate more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island. “We urge the international community, including the newly elected United States … Continued

Rohingya Muslims raise funds for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar army
3rd Oct 2020

Rohingya Muslims raise funds for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar army

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Despite their own hardships, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have donated funds to help Buddhists displaced due to the ongoing conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Rohingya community leaders said on Friday. Nearly 200,000 people, … Continued

UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees
8th Sep 2020

UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday welcomed the landing of approximately 300 Rohingya refugees on the northern coast of Aceh, Indonesia, after seven months at sea. An unknown number of the refugees need … Continued

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

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis
22nd Aug 2020

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, called Friday for renewed solutions for displaced and stateless Rohingya communities inside and outside Myanmar. The agency said nearly 900,000 are refugees in Bangladesh, three years after a crisis there … 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

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims
12th Jun 2020

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Malaysia and Thailand were urged on Friday to rescue the stranded Rohingya Muslims with immediate aid and access to asylum. In a statement, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Malaysian authorities had detained 269 … Continued

Bangladesh:  Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps
26th May 2020

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh’s crammed camps are celebrating a forlorn Eid al-Fitr for the third straight year following a mass exodus in August 2017. “Eid does not carry any significance for us in … Continued

Myanmar: 3 Rohingya Muslims killed by Arakan armed militia
1st Mar 2020

Myanmar: 3 Rohingya Muslims killed by Arakan armed militia

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): At least three Rohingya Muslims were killed and at least 10 other villagers injured after an artillery shell hit a village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state on Saturday, an official said. The … Continued

Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing
11th Feb 2020

Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 16 Rohingya Muslim refugees died early Tuesday when their boat capsized near Saint Martin’s island in the Bay of Bengal, said an official. “We have initially come to know that all … Continued

Myanmar: Artillery shells kill 2 Rohingya Muslim women
26th Jan 2020

Myanmar: Artillery shells kill 2 Rohingya Muslim women

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): At least two Rohingya Muslim women were killed after artillery shells hit a village in the Myanmar’s western Rakhine state on Friday, according to media reports and a lawmaker. Narinjara, a local … Continued

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked
21st Jan 2020

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war
24th Aug 2019

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar said Thursday that the military’s use of rape and other forms of sexual violence is so routine it “reflects a widespread culture of tolerance towards humiliation.” The mission … Continued

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation
23rd Aug 2019

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The planned repatriation of some 3,500 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh to Myanmar on Thursday did not happen, said officials, as the members of the persecuted group were unwilling to return due to safety … 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

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire
11th May 2019

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): An extremist group allegedly set Rohingya shops and schools on fire in the Kun Taing village in Myanmar’s Buthidaung township late Thursday, according to a report. “This is a Muslim village. We have … 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

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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