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The Rohingya crisis: The horror that ‘R’ beside women’s names stands for

Sunday presenter Miriama Kamo visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Here she describes some of the horrors she saw there. Rohingya refugee: 'I'm too weak to show anger' 00:42 Refugees at a camp in Bangladesh spoke...

Cate Blanchett on Myanmar & Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Remarks by Ms. Cate Blanchett, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, on the situation in Myanmar during the 8333rd meeting of the Security Council. Actress and UN refugee agency goodwill ambassador Cate Blanchett told the Security Council today...

Rohingyas in Canada mark one-year anniversary of deadly crackdown

Rallies were held across Canada and the world Saturday to mark the first anniversary of a series of attacks that sent some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Buddhist-majority Myanmar for sprawling refugee...

Will Rohingya ever get to go home? The chief of the International Committee of...

New questions are being raised about whether Rohingya refugees, living in Bangladesh, will be able to return to Myanmar. More than 700,000 were forced to flee their homes last year during a military crackdown that...

Rohingya refugees’ struggles fail to break Ramadan spirit

Despite the poor living conditions, many refugees who fled Myanmar's violent crackdown are grateful for their safety. Muslims who fled Myanmar's genocidal crackdown say observing the holy month of Ramadan in squalid makeshift camps in...

Bangladesh: Landslides Threaten Rohingya Shelters

Disaster Looms in Refugee Camps; Safer Ground Needed Print <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/IppvFtczKhE" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe> Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees in camps in Bangladesh are at imminent risk of landslides. Bangladesh authorities, with...

Will Myanmar respond to Rohingya refugees’ demands?

For the first time since Myanmar's military crackdown last year that led to almost 700,000 Rohingya fleeing into neighbouring Bangladesh, a government minister has visited a refugee camp. Win Myat Aye, Myanmar's social welfare minister, provoked anger when he...
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AP releases video showing ‘Rohingya massacre site, mass graves’

AP releases video showing 'Rohingya massacre site, mass graves' today Evidence of Rohingya mass graves uncovered in Myanmar today Star Trek's Yeoh: Rohingya plight 'despicable' 4 days ago Bangladesh: Trafficking of girls rife in Rohingya camps 4 days ago The Associated Press...

Is Myanmar ‘whitewashing’ the Rohingya crisis?

Frustration over Myanmar's handling of the Rohingya crisis has boiled over into an argument between Aung San Suu Kyi and her former friend, now critic, Bill Richardson. The former US ambassador to the UN resigned...
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 the run for years, fleeing by foot, walking for days...

Rohingya refugees say they fear being sent back to Myanmar

Bangladesh and Myanmar are working on a plan to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. The UN and rights groups say the plan is flawed because it does not guarantee...

Rohingya Women Detail Rape by Myanmar Forces

The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar’s security forces has been sweeping and methodical, the Associated Press found in interviews with 29 women and girls who fled to neighboring Bangladesh. (Dec. 11) SOURCE: http://www.iosconews.com/youtube_3b382b8a-97ce-5bb3-a545-1d0ce4503f42.html