Myanmar police standing guard at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Sittwe in western Myanmar's Rakhine State, Sept. 1, 2017.
Myanmar on Monday jailed a Rohingya woman for a year for trying to travel to the commercial capital Yangon from her internally displaced persons camp in the western state of Rakhine without proper documents, officials and her sister said. Myanmar denies the Muslim Rohingya citizenship, and also prevents them from...
Rohingya organizations criticize recent UN-Myanmar deal
Recently inked deal on repatriation of Rohingya did not involve refugee representative, groups say Rohingya organizations worldwide criticized on Sunday a new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN on repatriation of Rohingya refugees, saying it did not touch the root causes of the crisis. “We are deeply concerned that the...
In this April 29, 2018, file photo, Rohingya refugees holing placards await the arrival of a UN Security Council team at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh.
    Stateless Rohingya must be recognized as citizens of Myanmar and given identity documents so they can safely stay in the country instead of fleeing abroad like hundreds of thousands of members of their community, an award-winning lawyer said on Sunday. Kyaw Hla Aung, a Rohingya lawyer from Myanmar who was...
PHOTO: Shelters in the camp are at risk of flooding during the monsoon. (Supplied: Amnesty International)
Bangladesh refugee camp man walks across a platform   Nestled deep within the Hakimpara camp, perched on the edge of a hill, is a cluster of homes belonging to more than a dozen Rohingya women. They arrived here last September, making the arduous, weeks-long journeys — by foot and then by...
REFUGEES INTERNATIONAL STATEMENT ON MYANMAR-UN AGREEMENT: ONGOING DANGERS PREVENT ROHINGYA RETURNS
Refugees International (RI) notes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Development Program with the Government of Myanmar which would allow the return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar. However, RI is deeply concerned that continued impunity, restricted access to...
The meticulous preparation of their personal particulars has been sought so that these details can eventually be shared with Myanmar
Centre directed states to record their personal particulars, including biometric details, and not issue them Aadhaar or any other ID The meticulous preparation of their personal particulars has been sought so that these details can eventually be shared with Myanmar for likely repatriation NEW DELHI: The Centre has asked Jammu &...
Willing to take back all Rohingya refugees: Myanmar
RAKHINE: Myanmar has said it is ready to take back all Rohingya refugees who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh if they wish to returned voluntarily, Reuters reported. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya fled mainly Buddhist Myanmar after a violent army crackdown began last August in the western state of Rakhine, a process that...
Rohingya children receive food from the Turkish aid agency in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photograph: Richard Tsong-Taatarii/ZUMA Wire/REX/Shutterstock
Refugees in Bangladesh who fled violence at hands of the military express concerns over details of the plan Hannah Ellis-Petersen South-east Asia correspondent Rohingya children receive food from the Turkish aid agency in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Rohingya children receive food from the Turkish aid agency in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photograph: Richard Tsong-Taatarii/ZUMA...
Immigration officials stand ready at a newly built refugee reception centre, waiting to conduct airport-style body scans
Muslim minority distrustful of government’s promises of reintegration Nearly 700,000 Rohingya people fled Myanmar last year for neighbouring Bangladesh © AFP Immigration officials stand ready at a newly built refugee reception centre, waiting to conduct airport-style body scans and document checks on Rohingya Muslims returning from Bangladesh to Myanmar. Ko Ko Thaw,...
Bangladesh must respond to ICC letter on Rohingya 41 rights activists and academics urge govt
Bangladesh must respond to the International Criminal Court (ICC) along with all the information it has on circumstances surrounding the presence of the Rohingya on its territory, said 41 rights activists and academics yesterday. “It is our considered view that Bangladesh, as a state party to the Rome Statute, and...
As many as 215 people lived in the shanties. “All our belongings are gone. All that is left are the clothes we are wearing,” said a resident.
As many as 215 people lived in the shanties. “All our belongings are gone. All that is left are the clothes we are wearing,” said a resident. A Rohingya refugee camp in Haryana’s Nuh district was gutted Sunday afternoon, after a major fire broke out in the area. Although no...
Fields sit idle in areas where the ethnic minority once lived
Fields sit idle in areas where the ethnic minority once lived A burned out Rohingya district in the village of Inn Din, in Rakhine State (Photo by Yuichi Nitta) MAUNGDAW, Myanmar -- Violence against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority has created a refugee crisis that has left a severe labor shortage in...

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ROHINGYA. This picture taken on November 26, 2017 shows Rohingya Muslim refugees looking on near Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. File photo by Ed Jones/AFP

[OPINION] Myanmar is now erasing the Rohingya’s very name

News organizations are being prohibited from using the word 'Rohingya' in their shows The tragedy of the Rohingya Muslims of Burma began with the forced...
The Kutupalong refugee camp's mosques were full on Saturday morning as Rohingya refugees prayed

Rohingya refugees mark first Eid since Myanmar crackdown

The Kutupalong refugee camp's mosques were full on Saturday morning as Rohingya refugees prayed for safety from flash floods and sudden landslides that they...
An illuminated sign for Myanmar Beer, manufactured by Myanmar Brewery Ltd, is seen above restaurants and food stalls in the Chinatown area of Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Japanese brewery gave donation to Myanmar army chief during Rohingya crisis

Japan urged to examine payment made by Kirin subsidiary at height of ethnic cleansing campaign in Rakhine state, which firm claims was for victims The...
Rohingya Boat People

Myanmar to Repatriate Rohingya Boat People, Return 12 to Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh sit in the rain after they and their wrecked boat washed up on a beach in Rathedaung township, western Myanmar's...
Landslides kill 12 as rain batters Rohingya refugees

Landslides kill 12 as rain batters Rohingya refugees

DHAKA: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 12 people Tuesday in Bangladesh near camps housing one million Rohingya refugees, officials said. Aid agencies...