ICC War Crimes Prosecutor Seeks To Open Rohingya Deportation Probe

ICC War Crimes Prosecutor Seeks To Open Rohingya Deportation Probe

The Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, asked judges to rule whether an investigation can be undertaken and if it has the jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The request was...
António Guterres, right, Secretary-General of the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting, Friday, April 13, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (Julie Jacobson/Associated Press)

Myanmar military put on UN blacklist for sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS — A new U.N. report puts Myanmar’s armed forces on a U.N. blacklist of government and rebel groups “credibly suspected” of carrying out rapes and other acts of sexual violence in conflict...
Manila bishop dares Duterte to prove sympathy for Rohingya

Manila bishop dares Duterte to prove sympathy for Rohingya

A Catholic bishop has called on President Rodrigo Duterte to prove his sincerity as regards his offer to help and accept Rohingya Muslim refugees. Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo warned that Duterte's remark could only...
Myanmar Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye (lower 2nd L) talks to Rohingya refugees during his visit to the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on 11 April, 2018. Picture: AFP.

HOW THE FAMILIES OF 10 MASSACRED ROHINGYA FLED MYANMAR

The Rohingya homes in Inn Din were burned to the ground, and is now scattered across the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh. KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh – Rehana Khatun dreamed her husband came home....
Myanmar’s Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Minister Win Myat Aye arrives at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. About 700,000 Rohingya who face severe discrimination in Myanmar have fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape a brutal army counterinsurgency campaign. Efforts are underway to arrange their return. Suzauddin Rubel AP Photo

Myanmar official meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camp

A Myanmar Cabinet minister on Wednesday visited a sprawling refugee camp in Bangladesh for Rohingya Muslims, who described the violence that forced them to flee Myanmar and presented a list of demands for their...
The United Nations and the United States described it as ethnic cleansing - an accusation which Myanmar denies

Myanmar jails soldiers involved in Rohingya massacre

Seven soldiers sentenced to 10 years in prison for "participating in murder" of 10 Rohingya men last year. Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to prison for their involvement in the massacre of 10 Rohingya...
Rohingya refugees seeking shelter in Malaysia

Rohingya refugees seeking shelter in Malaysia

There are more than 62,000 Rohingya in Malaysia, escaping persecution at home in Myanmar, but are unable to settle down. Alor Setar, Malaysia - Shahjan Bibi, 45, came to Malaysia from Myanmar on a boat...
Myanmar says Rohingya verification will need more time

Myanmar says Rohingya verification will need more time

  Wyn Myat Aye, Myanmar minister for Welfare, Relief, and ResettlementCollected Myat Aye is set to visit Bangladesh on April 11-12. He will meet with officials from the Bangladesh Foreign and Home Ministry to discuss the...
Stranded Rohingya rescued by Indonesian fishermen: officials

Stranded Rohingya rescued by Indonesian fishermen: officials

News of the rescue comes several days after the arrival in Malaysia of another boat carrying dozens of members of the persecuted Muslim minority from Myanmar. Refugee 703x422 PIC: A Rohingya refugee in a Bangladesh refugee...
Myanmar lures Bangladesh Buddhists to take over Rohingya land: Officials

Myanmar lures Bangladesh Buddhists to take over Rohingya land: Officials

DHAKA (AFP) - Myanmar authorities have lured dozens of mainly Buddhist Bangladeshi tribal families to cross the border and resettle on land abandoned by fleeing Muslim Rohingya, officials said Monday (Apr 2). About 50 families...
Two men walk between a rice field and a trash-choked canal running alongside the Rohingya shacks set up on the land of Bangladeshi farmer Jorina Katun near the Kutapalong refugee camp in the Cox's Bazar district of Bangladesh February 9, 2018. Picture taken February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew RC Marshall

Myanmar’s ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Continues, U.N. Rights Official Says

Myanmar's 'Ethnic Cleansing' of Rohingya Continues, U.N. Rights Official Says Myanmar's 'Ethnic Cleansing' of Rohingya Continues, U.N. Rights Official Says Two men walk between a rice field and a trash-choked canal running alongside the Rohingya shacks...
Japanese midwife on sexual abuse of Rohingya women

Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

DHAKA (Reuters) - Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on Tuesday to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip of unclaimed land between the two...

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Dozens of Rohingya come ashore in Indonesia

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Citing Rohingya Massacre, Myanmar Army Chief Urges Soldiers to Obey Law

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