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China forces birth control on Uighurs to curb Muslim population

Parents of three or more are ripped away from their families and sent to detention camps unless they can pay huge fines, investigation finds

29 Jun 2020 10:19 AM

Dr Asperger 'actively cooperated' with Nazis: study

Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, typically involves deficiencies in social and communication skills.

19 Apr 2018 3:56 PM

7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

The Rohingya men from the northern Rakhine village of Inn Din were buried in a mass grave in September 2017 after being hacked to death.

11 Apr 2018 11:06 AM

Conditions in Myanmar ‘not conducive’ for Rohingyas to return: United Nations

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned.

08 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

Dozens of Rohingyas reach Malaysian shores as Thailand closes doors

Many Rohingyas ended up in Muslim-majority Malaysia and Indonesia because Thailand stuck to a policy of not accepting the vessels.

03 Apr 2018 6:36 PM


US Museum strips off Suu Kyi’s award due to Rohingya massacre

Suu Kyi, the country's symbol of democracy for decades, has come under heavy criticism for her refusal to stand up for the Rohingya.

08 Mar 2018 10:58 AM

Nothing left: Govt bulldozes Rohingya villages, genocide evidence along with it

‘When you see the pictures, it’s clear that whatever was left -- the mosques, the cemeteries, the homes -- they’re gone.’

24 Feb 2018 4:25 PM

In Yangon, Rohingya fear rising persecution, hatred

Bloody military operations that followed Rohingya militant attacks in August have driven nearly 700,000 Rohingya into refugee camps.

12 Feb 2018 6:38 PM

‘Widows camp’: Rohingya women find solidarity in B’desh refugee settlement

Aid workers say women and girls are most at threat from predators and human traffickers lurking in the poorly supervised camps.

06 Feb 2018 11:15 AM

Reports, mass graves in Myanmar confirm massacre of Rohingyas

The Myanmar government regularly claims such massacres of the Rohingya never happened.

02 Feb 2018 3:35 PM


UN official says Rohingya crisis has ‘hallmarks of genocide’

Lee said that Myanmar’s actions were ‘amounting to crimes against humanity.’

01 Feb 2018 6:24 PM

Myanmar: Rohingya death toll in first month of violence is 6,700

The UN and US have described the military operation as ethnic cleansing of the Muslim minority.

14 Dec 2017 3:47 PM

Slobodan Parjlak convicted of war crimes, drinks poison in court

Praljak was one of six former Bosnian Croat political and military leaders appearing before the appeal court.

30 Nov 2017 12:37 PM

Myanmar’s tourism dreams on steady decline in lieu of Rohingya crisis

Ever since the bloodshed broke out in late August, tourism operators have witnessed a cascade of cancellations and rippling fear.

29 Oct 2017 5:13 PM

Food, aid restricted, Rohingya refugees flee into Bangladesh

Wading through waste-deep water Rohingyas reached border fleeing Myanmar’s Buthidaung region.

16 Oct 2017 3:32 PM


Atrocities against Rohingyas under probe: Myanmar army

Myanmar's military has said it is investigating its operations in violence-wrecked Rakhine state.

14 Oct 2017 3:49 PM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi calls for unity, creates new aid committee to redevelop Rakhine

The government has tightly restricted access to Rakhine for international aid groups and journalists.

13 Oct 2017 4:19 PM