Immigration officials stand ready at a newly built refugee reception centre, waiting to conduct airport-style body scans

Myanmar builds repatriation camps devoid of Rohingya returnees

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...
Fields sit idle in areas where the ethnic minority once lived

Rohingya crisis starves Myanmar’s farms of workers

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...
India’s new and more robust position was conveyed to Myanmar’s top leadership by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. (AP)

India makes Rohingya stand clear to Myanmar: Want their safe, speedy, sustainable return

India makes Rohingya stand clear to Myanmar: Want their safe, speedy, sustainable return An estimated 7,00,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine State since the military crackdown, resulting in a major crisis in neighbouring Bangladesh. The...
FILE PHOTO: Buddhist monks join a protest against a visit to Burma by a high-level delegation from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in Yangon on Nov. 12, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Burma, world Islamic bloc spar over Rakhine

Burma’s perennially contentious relationship with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) moved no closer toward amicability this week as the two sides traded barbs over the situation in Rakhine State, where a mass exodus...
A Myanmar Border Guard Police officer keeps watch near the Taung Pyo Letwe reception camp overlooking the border with Bangladesh, in Rakhine state, Myanmar, May 1, 2018

UK envoy: UN could help Myanmar gather evidence of crimes against Rohingya

Britain’s UN envoy on Tuesday suggested the UN Security Council could consider helping Myanmar collect evidence of crimes committed during a military crackdown of the Rohingya people, denounced by the world body as ethnic...
Displaced Kachin residents cross the Malikha river on a ferry to escape Myanmar army atrocities, April 26.

Myanmar’s ethnic violence escalates in Kachin state

In addition to the Rohingya crisis, violence against a Christian minority in Kachin state has recently escalated in the mainly Buddhist Myanmar as the U.N. called on the Myanmar army to de-escalate hostilities The United...
Myanmar minister says conditions in Rohingya refugee camps 'very poor'

Myanmar minister says conditions in Rohingya refugee camps ‘very poor’

Minister Win Myat Aye talks as State Counsellor Office Minister Kyaw Tint Swe looks on during a press conference in Yangon, April 19, 2018. YANGON (REUTERS) - A Myanmar minister expressed concerns on Thursday (April...
Myanmar official: Rohingya likely allowed to apply for citizenship

Myanmar official: Rohingya likely allowed to apply for citizenship

Myanmar is likely to allow Rohingya Muslims to apply for citizenship, subject to verification, once they return, a senior Myanmar official said on Thursday, after hundreds of thousands from the ethnic minority group fled...
As my parents were aging, I was determined to help them and believed my hard work would help me succeed in my career and education

Raised in the shadow of genocide: A young Rohingya’s story

Rohingya massacre survivor left for dead 02:45 Ro Mayyu Ali fled Myanmar in August 2017 and now lives in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. The views expressed here are solely his. Myanmar's military says...
Police push detained Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo into a vehicle, and behind him his colleague Wa Lone is also escorted by officers. The pair faced court in Yangon, Myanmar, April 11. PHOTO: LYNN BO BO/EPA-EFE/REX/SHUTTERST/EPA/SHUTTERSTOCK

Myanmar Court Rejects Release of Journalists Investigating Rohingya Crisis

Reuters wanted the matter dismissed and its reporters released April 11, 2018 6:40 a.m. ET A Myanmar court refused to dismiss a case Wednesday against two Reuters journalists who have been held in prison since December...
Myanmar lures Bangladesh Buddhists to take over Rohingya land: Officials

Myanmar lures Bangladesh Buddhists to take over Rohingya land: Officials

DHAKA (AFP) - Myanmar authorities have lured dozens of mainly Buddhist Bangladeshi tribal families to cross the border and resettle on land abandoned by fleeing Muslim Rohingya, officials said Monday (Apr 2). About 50 families...
Myanmar President Win Myint Win Myint is part of Aung San Suu Kyi's inner circle AFP/Thet AUNG Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/myanmar-president-pledges-to-amend-army-scripted-constitution-10090378

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted constitution

NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar's new president promised to amend the country's army-written constitution in an inaugural speech Friday (Mar 30), challenging a charter that bans Aung San Suu Kyi from top office and gives the military...

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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...