Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

Myanmar security forces patrol an area of Maungdaw township in western Myanmar's Rakhine state in an undated photo.

Security Forces Prevent Clash Between Village Residents in Myanmar’s Rathedaung Township

Myanmar security forces on Monday stepped in to prevent a fight between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Muslims in a village in Rathedaung township in the latest incident of communal animosity in volatile Rakhine state,...
Myanmar says no crimes against humanity in Rakhine violence

Myanmar says no crimes against humanity in Rakhine violence

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " The Myanmar government's inquiry into violence in northern Rakhine state last year that forced tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh and led to U.N. accusations of...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...