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Rohingya refugees who crossed the border from Myanmar this week take shelter under a tent.

Bangladesh Considers Sterilization to Curb Rohingya Refugee Population

    The U.N. said there is a “consistent, methodical pattern” of killings, torture, rape and arson against Rohingya Muslim refugees. Bangladesh is considering sterilizing the Rohingya refugee population after health officials proposed the move to the...
A Rohingya Muslim woman, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, feeds her daughter inside the centre of Action contre La Faim (ACF) for malnutrition children near Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

Malnutrition Crisis Grips Rohingya Refugee Children

  The U.N. children’s fund warns potentially life-threatening malnutrition is soaring among Rohingya refugee children who have fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to escape violence and abuse in Myanmar. The U.N. children’s fund does not know...
Bangladeshi man killed in attack by Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

Bangladeshi man killed in attack by Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

A Bangladeshi man has been killed in an attack by Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Abdul Jabbar, who passed away around 3pm on Saturday while undergoing treatment, said...
1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have ‘additional’ features: US Ambassador Bernicat

1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have ‘additional’ features: US Ambassador Bernicat

US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat has said the 1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have additional characteristics considering the changed situation. “It is the two governments to decide,” he told bdnews24.com on the sidelines of an...
Aung San Suu Kyi at a ceremony to accept cash from private donors for development in Rakhine state. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Suu Kyi shows her true colours

Re: Suu Kyi elevated to exclusive club of ethnic cleansers (Have Your Say, Oct28) David Brown notes the irony that Aung San Suu Kyi, who once won a Nobel Peace Prize, is now a mouthpiece...
Supporters in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw rally to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Rohingya crisis may be driving Aung San Suu Kyi closer to generals

Criticism of the Nobel laureate in the west is angering – and mobilising – her supporters at home On the top floor of the Myanmar Traditional Artists and Artisans Association in Yangon, the organisation’s vice-president...
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Follow Indira’s footsteps on Rohingya issue: BNP tells Hasina

Dhaka, Oct 28 (PTI) Bangladesh's main opposition BNP today urged Premier Sheikh Hasina to follow in the footsteps of India's former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in handling the Rohingya crisis as the country is...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...