Daily Archives: August 22, 2018

Police escort detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone from his trial in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday. (Ann Wang/Reuters)

How far will Myanmar go to cover up an atrocity?

By Editorial Board August 22 at 7:33 PM A YEAR ago this weekend, Myanmar’s army launched a murderous campaign of ethnic cleansing against the country’s Rohingya minority. Massacres, mass rapes and the torching of scores of...
U Win Khine says the Rohingya refugees are enjoying aid in Bangladesh

Myanmar villagers warn they will leave homes if Rohingya refugees return

  Myanmar says it is ready to repatriate Rohingya Muslims, but one official claims the refugees are enjoying aid in Bangladesh.   Villagers in Myanmar have told Sky News they will leave if Rohingya refugees return to...
Speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi

Speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya refugees would return to Myanmar, appearing to blame Dhaka for the delay. More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Buddhist-majority...

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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...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...