Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret...

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...

AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodical

  UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — The newlyweds were asleep in their home in western Myanmar in June when seven soldiers charged in. The woman, a Rohingya...

Burma Rohingya Crisis: UN cannot rule out ‘elements of genocide’, says...

Bangladesh and Burma have agreed a plan to repatriate the Rohingya Rohingya refugees, who crossed the border from Myanmar two days before, walk after they...

Advisers who told Pope Francis not to mention Rohingya ‘violated our...

Human Rights Watch says pontiff missed 'important opportunity' to raise international concerns in Burma. But a leading Rohingya blogger tells The Independent the blame...

Rakhine State is an open-air prison for Rohingyas, says Amnesty

HUMAN rights group Amnesty International has accused the government of Burma (Myanmar) of creating apartheid and an “open-air prison” in between Rohingya Muslims and...

Rape being used as part of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims,...

Human Rights Watch says all but one of the rapes reported to them were gang rapes Burmese security forces have committed widespread rape against women...

Rape of Rohingya minority a weapon of genocide, says UN official

  Dhaka - A senior United Nations official said on Sunday she would raise the issue of persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya minority, especially sexual violence...

Tragedy of the Rohingya: The Burmese crisis and the nation-state

Where did the human rights disaster in Myanmar come from? Believe it or not, the Catalan situation is related....... A number of readers wrote last...

How ‘humanitarian technology’ can help deal with Rohingya crisis

Since August 25, 2017, the world has experienced one of the most brutal and fastest-growing humanitarian crises that led to the “textbook example of...

Myanmar must resettle Rohingya in their villages, says US official

  The US wants Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya in their own villages following their exodus from the country’s violence-wracked Rakhine state...

What awaits special envoy Bob Rae as he arrives in Burma?...

Canada’s newly appointed special envoy to the Rohingya refugee crisis arrived Wednesday in the South Asian region as Burma’s fleeing Muslim population continues to...

Rohingya crisis demonstrates consequences of statelessness

Rohingya Muslims are a people without a state. This is at the center of an ongoing humanitarian crisis in South Asia and the biggest...

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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...