Rohingya baby born in refugee boat near Phuket
The boat was sinking when it landed at Surin island off Thailand's southwestern province of Phang Nga near the border with Myanmar on Wednesday, a local government official told AFP.
"Among them there was a new-born baby, aged around a week up to 10 days old," Manit Pienthong said.
Foreign Minister to lead OIC delegation on Rohingya update trip in Thailand’s South
BANGKOK, 31 January 2013 The Foreign Minister is set to lead a special delegation from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to Thailand’s South for first-hand information on how the country has been handling the Rohingya migrants.
KSA gives $ 1.88 m for Rohingya resettlement
Saudi Arabia yesterday announced a contribution of $ 1.88 million toward UNHCR’s humanitarian program in Myanmar providing shelter to Rohingyas in Rakhine state.
Bangladeshi border guards conduct raids on illegal Rohingya
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have arrested more than 85 Rohingya and deported them to Burma after conducting raids from Jan.15-16, according to one local who didn’t want their name used.
Bangladesh dismisses Suu Kyi comments
The Bangladesh government has rejected comments by Myanmar (Burma) opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, suggesting stateless Muslim Rohingyas may be illegal Bangladeshi migrants.
Myanmar has been rocked by two outbreaks of fighting between Buddhists and Rohingyas since June that have left 180 people dead and more than 110,000 crammed into makeshift camps.