Muslims not allowed to ‘move freely’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out initial assessments in 23 villages and three...

NHRC demands trial of Myanmar army in int’l court

National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh on Saturday asked foreign ministry to play an active role to ensure trial of Myanmar army personnel involved...

U.N. Chief Urges Accountability for Myanmar Genocide Crimes Against the Rohingya

(UNITED NATIONS) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for accountability for the “horrendous persecution” of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar on Tuesday, and Sweden and the...

Rohingya woman forced into prostitution, 3 held

The police arrested two women and a man on charges of forcing a distressed Rohingya woman into prostitution. She was wandering around Government Maternity Hospital...

Philippines criticized over UN resolution on Myanmar

  MANILA: Critics of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday condemned the Philippines’ vote to reject a UN resolution on the human rights situation in Myanmar. The...

When Social Media Goes Bad: Facebook and the Rohingya Genocide

  Facebook has played a “determining role” in stirring up hatred against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, according to the United Nations (UN). According to the team...

UN plans to amass evidence on genocide on Rohingyas

United Nations Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention Adama Dieng today said the UN planned to amass evidence of genocide on Rohingyas through a judicial...

Burma is destroying the villages of 90 percent of Rohingya who...

Burma is destroying the villages of 90 percent of Rohingya who fled Satellite imagery recorded before and after the clearing of the destroyed village of...

Nobel trio: Suu Kyi responsible for Rohingya ‘genocide’

Nobel trio: Suu Kyi responsible for Rohingya 'genocide' Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates are urging Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, herself a Nobel laureate,...

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began Noble Peace Laureate from Yemen Tawakkol Karman, right, holds a Rohingya refugee child during...

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood      It is obvious that what is happening in Rohingya is an ethnic cleansing and Rohingya blood is not...

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages By TODD PITMAN AND ESTHER HTUSAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK — Feb 23, 2018, 4:34 AM ET ...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...