A Myanmar delegation held repatriation talks during the weekend with Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar region.

Rohingya want recognition, citizenship, security before returning to Myanmar

  Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognised as an ethnic group with citizenship in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks...
Members of the Myanmar delegation team arrive at the airport in Cox's Bazar, southern Bangladesh, July 27, 2019, ahead of meetings with Rohingya leaders to inform them of measures they have taken for their return to Rakhine state.

Myanmar Delegation Holds Repatriation Talks With Rohingya in Bangladesh

KUTUPALONG, BANGLADESH — A top-level Myanmar government delegation began repatriation talks with Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp on Saturday, an official said, with many of the Muslim minority fearing for their safety...
A Rohingya child walks down from a hill at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia, Bangladesh on July 24. An Australian think tank has stated that conditions are not in place to support a safe, dignified and sustainable return of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine State. (Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP)

Myanmar ‘ill-prepared’ to repatriate thousands of Rohingya

Myanmar has made minimal preparations for the return of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled Rakhine State and have taken refuge in Bangladesh, according to a new study by an Australian think-tank. The Australian Strategic...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to give them refugee status in India. This final hearing by...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat, state media reported on Wednesday. The 63 members of the stateless,...
Share Comment Email Malaysian police guard the entrance of Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Subang, Malaysia, Nov. 27, 2018.

Malaysia Arrests 2 Rohingya Suspected of Supporting ARSA Militants in Myanmar

Malaysian counter-terrorism police on Tuesday announced the arrests of two Rohingya men who they said supported a Myanmar insurgent group, including one who allegedly posted a video online calling for the assassination of Bangladesh’s...
Rohingya children walk around a landslide area at the Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia, Bangladesh, on Sunday. Monsoon-triggered landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have killed one person and left more than 4,500 homeless, said officials. | AFP-JIJI

One killed, thousands displaced in Rohingya camp landslides

DHAKA - Monsoon-triggered landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have killed one person and left more than 4,500 homeless, aid officials said Sunday. About 35 cm (14 inches) of rain fell in 72 hours...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels. Telenor Group said the...
This photo taken recently shows a makeshift rohingya camp in cox’s Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya body wants involvement in decision-making

All Rohingyas want to return home if the situation is right in Rakhine, says the ARSPHR chief The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPHR), a group that claims to fight for the...
Bhashan Char

Rohingya relocation: What’s the future of costly Bhashan Char project?

The photo, collected from project official Atikul Islam’s Facebook page, shows houses built under a project to accommodate Rohingya refugees in Bhashan Char, Noakhali, Bangladesh Government blames international aid workers for Rohingyas’ unwillingness to move...
AFC-BFF training program at Rohingya camp

AFC-BFF training program at Rohingya camp

BFF’s executive committee member Bijon Barua, Cox’s Bazar DSA member Biplob and local coach Jahid were also present on the occasion Around 250 kids at Ukhia Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar began a two-day...
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 fled the "systematic persecution from birth to death" of the...

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Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...
Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Nearly two years after the start of the massive Rohingya influx, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Policy Research Institute of...
People look at an unexploded rocket in Mrauk U Township in Rakhine State in March 2019. (AFP)

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine State

  YANGON — A Plan International aid worker was shot by Myanmar security forces in Rakhine State, the army said Tuesday, the first time an...
A Myanmar delegation held repatriation talks during the weekend with Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar region.

Rohingya want recognition, citizenship, security before returning to Myanmar

  Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognised as an ethnic group with citizenship in their home country, leaders...