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...

Aung San Suu Kyi criticised as Myanmar denies army killed Rohingya...

Yangon: Myanmar's government on Friday rejected accusations by minority Rohingya Muslims that the military has killed residents fleeing the conflict in the north-west of...

US official: In Myanmar crackdown, abuses appear ‘normal’

WASHINGTON: Abuses appear “normal and allowed” in Myanmar’s response to an armed uprising by Rohingya Muslims, a senior US official said in an interview,...

Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims Facing Horrific Torture

Toronto – Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims are being subjected to “horrific torture” at the hands of those who should be protecting them, according to UN...

US calls out Myanmar in Security Council’s first ‘thematic debate’ on...

The UN Security Council on Tuesday held its first debate on human rights not connected to a particular conflict. The debate was initiated by...

Local CSOs pressure govt to cooperate on UN fact-finding mission

Nearly 60 Burma-based civil society organisations on Thursday called on the government to fully cooperate with a UN fact-finding mission tasked with looking into...

Rights groups call for justice ahead of trafficking verdict

Thailand should ensure those involved in trafficking migrants are brought to justice, rights groups said on Tuesday, ahead of a verdict in a major...

The Villages are Burning Down.’ Fear and Fire Send Rohingya Fleeing...

Attacks by insurgents. A brutal military crackdown. Thousands of villagers running for their lives. History is repeating itself in Myanmar less than a year...

Rohingya Children Witness Crimes Against Humanity: Orphans are traumatized after Burmese...

“Abdulaziz” is only nine years old, but his serious look and stern demeanor makes him seem much older. There’s a reason for that: three...

Bangladesh: Thousands of Rohingya Escape Refugee Camps in Search of Jobs

  Rohingya Farhim Urmin shivered as she faced a reporter at the door of her new home, a seaside hut miles from overcrowded refugee camps...

These are ‘the most oppressed people in the world’

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar’s northwestern Rakhine state are flooding across the border into Bangladesh. “If (the military) finds any boys aged above 10 years...

Former Human Rights Watch Researcher Mathieson Discredits Rohingya Journalists and Activists

Former Human Rights Watch Senior Researcher David Scott Mathieson wrote an insidious Op-ed in The New York Times that discredits Rohingya journalists and activists....

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Fire at Rohingya camp

Fire at Rohingya camp in Ukhia

24 April, 2019 Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya camp was hit by a fire. This happened on (today) Wednesday afternoon. Three units of fire service are...
ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

NAYPYITAW—The Arakan National Party (ANP) on Monday proposed abolishing the National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) at a meeting of the joint committee to draft...
FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On...
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Rohingya trapped inside a ‘genocide zone’

Declaring Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terror group won't impact them much Rohingya Muslims trapped in no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh are sitting ducks...
Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard Thursday police found one of the sites...