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Combination of May 26, 2017, left, and Dec. 20, 2017, satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe show village of Gu Dar Pyin, Myanmar before and after its destruction DIGITALGLOBE VIA AP

Mass graves in Myanmar point to latest slaughter of Rohingya: AP

  BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh -- The faces of the men half-buried in the mass graves had been burned away by acid or blasted by bullets. Noor Kadir finally recognized his friends only by the...
Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries.

DYER: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Rohingya

  Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries. Nobel Peace Prize winners sometimes go on to undistinguished later careers, and some seem to have got the prize by mistake. Barack...
The refugee emergency along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border could have generations-long repercussions for the region and the world

Displaced Rohingya children left in limbo by refugee crisis

The refugee emergency along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border could have generations-long repercussions for the region and the world Ben Doherty Majuma Begum, 18, and her son Anwar Sadek in the Moinerghona refugee camp on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. The...
A staffer at Rohingya Vision TV is shown in his editing suite at the channel’s studio in Ampang, near Kuala Lumpur, in this undated handout photo.

Malaysian Studio Specializes in News for Stateless Rohingya

In Ampang, a high-rent district in Kuala Lumpur, a studio and newsroom of a Rohingya-run operation churn out online broadcasts about dramatic developments in Myanmar’s Rakhine state for an audience of Rohingya refugees in...
Don’t interfere, let govt handle Rohingya case, Centre tells SC

Don’t interfere, let govt handle Rohingya case, Centre tells SC

ASG Tushar Mehta said, we don't want India to become the refugee capital of the world. I am not sure if it is time to throw our gates open to each and every refugee to...

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Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against repatriation efforts, Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 15, 2018.

Rohingya Shot in Camp in Myanmar

    Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...
Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...