EU parliament condemns Myanmar persecution of Rohingya

Ultra-nationalist Buddhist groups refer to Rohingya as 'Bengalis' and have called for their deportation Ultra-nationalist Buddhist groups refer to Rohingya as 'Bengalis' and have...

Witnessing the Rohingya’s Invisible Genocide

The mother, pictured here, claimed all her children were malnourished, but because of the lack of medical professionals in the area, it was impossible...

Report: Thousands of Rohingya Are Victims of Unbearable Acts of Cruelty

A U.N. report released Friday charges that thousands of Rohingya children, women, and men have suffered gang rapes, killings, beatings, disappearances and other acts...

Myanmar’s Rohingya Insurgency Strikes Pragmatic Note

The Rohingya Muslim insurgency, whose sneak attacks in October killed nine border guard officers in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, issued a detailed list of...

Myanmar closes second refugee camp in western state

A refugee camp housing displaced Buddhist families in Myanmar’s Rakhine state was closed Thursday, officials said. The camp is the second to be closed in...

Why Is Myanmar Refusing A UN Probe If There Is No...

If Myanmar has nothing to hide, why isn't the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who is a Nobel Peace Prize winner,...

Myanmar opens fire on Rohingya refugees at Bangladesh border

Myanmar security forces have opened fire on Rohingya refugees fleeing after the latest attacks by militants in Rakhine state. Security was beefed up at the...

Malaysia warns Rohingya crisis could lead to Isil attacks in Burma

Southeast Asia could “pay the price” of Islamic State supporters seeking to exploit the persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority, Malaysia’s defence minister has...

Brutal Myanmar army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya return: U.N

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar security forces have brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from northern Rakhine state, torching their homes, crops and...

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...

Rohingya’s in Delhi: “Had I Not Escaped I Would Have Been...

NEW DELHI: In a rubbish dump on the outskirts of Delhi a crack of lightning illuminates an ominous sky. Rains begin to lash down...

Exclusive: Asian Diplomat On Chinese Role In Myanmar’s Rohingya Tragedy

Over the past few months, evidence has mounted of Myanmar military attacks against the Muslim minority Rohingya community, to include rapes and murders. This...

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Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected

No listed Rohingya expressed willingness to return, says Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner

Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected Star Online...
Rohingya Muslims at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

“I will kill … my entire family if I am forced to leave’: Panic...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world’s largest refugee...
A Rohingya refugee carries a placard that says "We never return" at a protest against an earlier disputed repatriation programme at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. (AFP)

Myanmar and Bangladesh to try repatriation again with 3,454 Rohingya

Myanmar authorities will accept up to 300 people a day in two camps for displaced people. The first attempt at voluntary refugee repatriation failed...
Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...