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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

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

Indonesia: Armed group occupies villages in Papua province
10th Nov 2017

Indonesia: Armed group occupies villages in Papua province

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): Police said Thursday a group of armed militants were holding hostage 1,300 residents in two villages, near the giant Grasberg copper mine in eastern Indonesia’s Papua province. Boy Rafli Amar, the provincial police … Continued

Malaysia: Flash flood in North Malaysia leaves 9,000 homeless, 7 killed
6th Nov 2017

Malaysia: Flash flood in North Malaysia leaves 9,000 homeless, 7 killed

By P Prem Kumar Malaysia (AA):  More than 9,000 people were evacuated from their homes Sunday as the weekend’s flash flood worsens in the northern states of Malaysia, claiming seven lives to-date. The number of flood victims on the island … Continued

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees
4th Nov 2017

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Friday warned of severe acute malnutrition rates among Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh which appeared to be at least double earlier estimates. “Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week … Continued

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN
20th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to southern Bangladesh from Myanmar since late August while up to 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week, the UN warned on Friday. Almost 60 … Continued

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since Aug. 25, the Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The rights group … Continued

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh
17th Oct 2017

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh(AA): Twelve Rohingya Muslims, including six children, drowned after their boat capsized as they fled Myanmar, Bangladeshi police said Monday. Moinuddin Chowdhury, the senior officer at Teknaf police station, which lies on the Bangladeshi side … Continued

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims
12th Oct 2017

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Myanmar’s months-long attacks on Rohingya Muslims have been a concerted, well-organized campaign explicitly meant to push them out of the country into Bangladesh and block their return, a new UN report said on Wednesday. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed in fierce gun battle
11th Oct 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed in fierce gun battle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA):  Two militants and two Indian Airforce personnel were killed early Wednesday in a fierce gun battle in Hajin village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. “The gun battle is still on. … Continued

12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, mostly children, drowned as boat capsized near Bangladesh
9th Oct 2017

12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, mostly children, drowned as boat capsized near Bangladesh

By Ahmed Furkan Mercan   (AA): 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing Myanmar army violence in Rakhine State, died as their boat capsized off coast of Bangladesh Monday. The boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsized at Shar Porir DWIP southern tip of … Continued

Myanmar: No respite for Rohingya Muslims as attacks continue
6th Oct 2017

Myanmar: No respite for Rohingya Muslims as attacks continue

By Meryem Goktas   (AA): Attacks on Rohingya Muslims are continuing despite Myanmar declaring an end to Myanmar’s military operation in Rakhine state, according to the Arakan Rohingya Union Wednesday. The union made the observation in its “Narrative Report on … Continued

UN: Rohingya abuses in Myanmar may be crimes against humanity
5th Oct 2017

UN: Rohingya abuses in Myanmar may be crimes against humanity

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN human rights experts on Wednesday called on Myanmar authorities to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims which, they said, may constitute “crimes against humanity”. “We are particularly worried about the fate of Rohingya … Continued

UN denies accusations of having hand in ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims
1st Oct 2017

UN denies accusations of having hand in ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): The United Nations has denied allegations that the global body’s resident coordinator in Myanmar had a role in the ethnic cleansing carried out against the Rohingya Muslim community. “The United Nations strongly disagrees … Continued

Bangladesh: Boat with Rohingya Muslim refugees capsizes in Bay of Bengal, 14 dead
29th Sep 2017

Bangladesh: Boat with Rohingya Muslim refugees capsizes in Bay of Bengal, 14 dead

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Fourteen people including nine children died when a fishing vessel carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized Thursday in the Bay of Bengal near Inani beach of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar city, a local administration … Continued

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims
26th Sep 2017

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims

By ROY RAMOS   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Malaysia has disassociated itself from the statement issued by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) current chair Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday. They expressed “concern over the … Continued

Myanmar mines target Rohingya Muslim refugees says Rights group
24th Sep 2017

Myanmar mines target Rohingya Muslim refugees says Rights group

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar’s military has been accused of laying mines in western Rakhine state, an international human rights group said on Saturday, as some 420,000 Rohingya Muslim civilians have fled the violence in the country … 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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