Rohingya refugees who crossed the border from Myanmar a day before, wait to receive permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue their way to the refugee camps, in Palang Khali, Bangladesh October 17, 2017.

Bangladesh to start relocating Rohingya to island in June

Bangladesh will begin relocating around 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a desolate island off its southern coast in June, a senior official said on Wednesday, despite warnings the site is prone to violent weather. Authorities say...

Three Rohingya from same family killed by Bangladesh truck

  17 Jul 2018  DHAKA: A truck overturned in a Bangladeshi refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar on Monday, killing at least four refugees, three from the same family, police said. The accident happened in Cox's...

Humanitarian media counter Rohingya refugee rumours

A Rohingya refugee receives an oral cholera vaccine from a Bangladeshi volunteer at the Thankhali refugee camp in Ukhia district, on Oct 10, 2017.PHOTO: AFP PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - As aid workers rushed to vaccinate...

Panicked Rohingyas start leaving the only camp in Kolkata

The panicked Rohingya families started leaving the camps following the Central government advisory to states to capture biometrics details of refugees. NEW DELHI: Fearing crackdown, detention, Rohingya refugee families begin leaving the Hardaha, the only...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early as next week is dangerously premature, while the refugees have...

Myanmar policeman found killed in northern Rakhine state politics

Yangon - The bullet-riddled body of a Myanmar policeman was found in northern Rakhine state, government media said Sunday, as tensions rise in the hotspot where the Rohingya crisis erupted last year. The western territory...

Best of 2018: The Rohingya and the elephants

Fleeing brutality, the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been settled along elephant corridors, sparking conflict with the gentle giants of the forests, who have been – in turn – displaced The IUCN team training refugees...
Smouldering debris of burned houses in Warpait village, a Muslim village in Maungdaw, Rakhine state, 14 October, 2016 AFP/Getty

5,000 Rohingyas take shelter outside Ukhia, Teknaf camps

Rohingyas from Myanmar are not only in refugee camps in Ukhia and Teknaf in Cox's Bazar. They are continuing to cross the border into Bangladesh and taking shelter in different parts of the country. At...
A photo of the detainees, released by the State Counselor’s Office Information Committee

Twenty-Eight People Detained for Illegal Entry to Burma Say They Are IDPs

RANGOON – Border police patrol in Arakan State apprehended a vessel carrying 28 people in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday afternoon, who the authorities say had illegally entered Burmese territorial waters from St....
The victims suspected sabotage. There was no electricity supply to their jhuggis when the incident took place, they said.

Jammu: 5 Rohingya Muslim homes gutted, police blame it on short circuit

The incident took place at the Bhagwati Nagar settlement in Jammu. (Source: Google Maps) Seven jhuggis, five of which housed Rohingya Muslim families from Myanmar, were gutted in a fire at a settlement opposite Shri...
Maungdaw villager murdered by 15 attackers

Maungdaw villager murdered by 15 attackers

A group of assailants killed a 32-year-old villager in Maungdaw Township this past weekend, the latest in a series of murders of local civilians. Around 15 men in coats entered Nu Armein’s house after 3am...
A Rohingya refugee sits near a house destroyed by Cyclone Mora in Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh, in May 2017

Myanmar’s Rohingya stuck in limbo between persecution and relocation

JUDY WOODRUFF: But, first, we turn to Bangladesh and the plight of the Rohingya. They are an ethnic minority group seeking refuge there, many having been forced from their homes in neighboring Myanmar. But as special...

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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...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
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,...