Rohingya need an ‘autonomous region’, not repatriation

Rohingya need an 'autonomous region', not repatriation UK-based activists, who hail from opposite sides of Myanmar conflict, on why Rohingya repatriation plan is not solution. by...

Myanmar to resettle 6,000 stranded Rohingya refugees

Myanmar to resettle 6,000 stranded Rohingya refugees FILE- In this Sept. 4, 2017 file photo, a Rohingya woman living in no man’s land washes a...

Rohingya Men Abducted from Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

Jannat Ara, the wife of a Rohingya refugee leader who was abducted at the Kutupalong camp in southeastern Bangladesh over the weekend, stands outside...

Rohingya crisis: standing in no-man’s land

It’s only 7am but the heat is already unbearable. Sweat is pouring down my cheeks as I balance myself on a tiny patch of...

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...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...