LETTER OF CONDOLENCE

We are shocked at the sudden demise of Maulana Shamsul Alam (60) in Ajman, UAE today Wednesday, 21 September 2001. He was a great leader and social worker who relentlessly served the Rohingya communities for decades in the UAE and...

An MoU for unifying Rohingya leaders signed at OIC

Upon the initiative of the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the department of Muslim Minorities and Communities invited leaders of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority in Burma, to setup a platform for unification...
Desperate plight of Burma’s Rohingya people

Desperate plight of Burma’s Rohingya people

Nasima, 22, is from the Rohingya ethnic group, a Muslim minority that lives in western Burma. Rights groups say it is one of the most persecuted communities in the world – they were made stateless in 1982, and deemed to be illegal immigrants from Bangladesh....

MYANMAR: Rohingya youth face bleak future

MAUNGDAW, 21 October 2009 (IRIN) – Hla Moe, 25, has a university degree but it is worthless in the eyes of Myanmar's military government. Thus, he and other Rohingya youth have no choice but to till the land just as their ancestors have done for generations...