A foot of the new born Rohingya baby is pictured at a medical center in Kutupalong refugees camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 15, 2017

‘I didn’t want this baby’: Rohingya rape survivors face a harrowing choice

  UKHIA, Bangladesh — The 3-month-old boy has no name. His mother, Uma Suleiman, cradles him during the sweltering nights when he can't sleep, patting his bare back with her palm. She had done the same...
In this file photo taken on October 6, 2017 Rohingya refugees take shelter from the rain at Nayapara refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district. Humanitarian agencies have been warning for months about the danger posed by the impending 2018 monsoon, due to start in June, to the welfare of refugees who live cheek by jowl in cramped tents on hillsides, following a mass exodus from Myanmar in 2017. Source: Fred Dufour / AFP

Plight of the Rohingya: Ethnic Cleansing, Mass Rape and Monsoons on the Way

Dennis J. Bernstein spoke with filmmaker and human rights activist, Jeanne Hallacy, just back with horror stories from Myanmar and the massive Rohingya camps of over 700,000 in neighboring Bangladesh. By Dennis J Bernstein The English-language...
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Inside the Bangladesh brothels where Rohingya girls are suffering

Warning: This article contains graphic content. It is disturbing and not suitable for children. It’s late at night in Cox’s Bazar, and the normal slow pace of business in this beach town has picked up...
Famous Burmese dissident Dr. Maung Zarni speaks to Anadolu Agency on heartrending plight of Rohingya Muslims and what can be done to resolve it, in Istanbul, Turkey on April 24, 2018. ( Selin Çalık Muhasiloviç - Anadolu Agency )

INTERVIEW – ‘Committed int’l leadership needed for Rohingya issue’

Famous Burmese dissident Dr. Maung Zarni speaks to Anadolu Agency on heartrending plight of Rohingya Muslims and what can be done to resolve it By Selin Calik Muhasilovic ISTANBUL In a rare exclusive interview, Myanmarese scholar and...
Myanmar government denies report of Rohingya mass graves

Championing Rohingya Rights in Myanmar Cost Me 12 Years in Prison. It’s a Price...

  Kyaw Hla Aung is a 78-year-old lawyer and human rights activist, who has been jailed repeatedly for his peaceful political work seeking justice for the millions of Rohingya Muslims subject to persecution in Myanmar....
‘Not my concern'

‘Not my concern’

In an interview with Star, top Myanmar official downplays ethnic cleansing allegation, but admits Rohingya torture A top Myanmar official has admitted Rohingyas were tortured but played down the global concern over its ethnic cleansing,...
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s role in ethnic cleansing in Myanmar: “It’s a real issue”

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s role in ethnic cleansing in Myanmar: “It’s a real issue”

Critics say the social networking giant did not do enough to stop violence against the Rohingya. By Jen Kirbyjen.kirby@vox.com Apr 2, 2018, 6:30am EDT Facebook’s fake news problems extend far beyond Russian trolls interfering in US...
After massacres, Rohingya in Myanmar are dying from neglect

After massacres, Rohingya in Myanmar are dying from neglect

The Rohingya, an ethnic Muslim minority who have been targeted by pogroms in Myanmar, are suffering through another lethal strategy: the denial of healthcare, food and humanitarian aid. After visiting Myanmar for a fourth...
Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

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 The Associated Press This Dec. 2, 2017, satellite image provided...
If It Wants to, The World Can End This Genocide: Q&A with Rohingya Activist Nay San Lwin

If It Wants to, The World Can End This Genocide: Q&A with Rohingya Activist...

"My demand is to restore citizenship" to the Rohingya people, Lwin maintains "The international community is failing again and again to take the serious action against the Myanmar government..." The Rohingya people have been "living in...
Rohingya activist Abdul Rasheed says his people can only be repatriated back to their homes in Myanmar if the government can guarantee their safety, security and dignity. Claire Harbage/NPR

Rohingya Activist: ‘Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere’

  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution this week condemning "the ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar by that country's military. The move, which is the first step to what could eventually lead...
political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein discusses Myanmar turn to China amid growing international pressure over Rakhine issue.

Myanmar Turns To China as It Faces International Criticism

This week, political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein discusses Myanmar turn to China amid growing international pressure over Rakhine issue.   Kyaw Zwa Moe: Welcome to Dateline Irrawaddy! Myanmar has faced growing criticism from the international...

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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...