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Rohingya Crisis: Japan offers to play mediator between Bangladesh and Myanmar

More than 700,000 Rohingya were forced to flee the northern Rakhine in western Myanmar following a brutal military crackdown in 2017.

31 Jul 2019 9:48 AM

Myanmar's persecuted Rohingyas: Desperate for news, refugees rely on 'WhatsApp radio'

Many Rohingya listeners do not know who is sending the texts or the trustworthiness of the source. Some said inaccurate reports were common.

26 Oct 2017 11:24 AM

Rohingya militants say ceasefire to end on Oct 9, open to peace if Myanmar govt responds

The armed group tipped northern Rakhine into crisis when it ambushed police posts on August 25.

07 Oct 2017 1:00 PM

UN refuge agency says toll from Rohingya boat capsize likely to top 60

Witnesses and survivors previously said that the overturned vessel was just metres from the coast in rough waters.

29 Sep 2017 3:31 PM

19 dead in Rohingya boat sinking as UN chief tells Myanmar to end 'nightmare'

The billowing humanitarian crisis prompted the UN Security Council to hold its first meeting on Myanmar in eight years.

29 Sep 2017 12:45 PM


17 more bodies found as Myanmar unearths mass Hindu graves

The vast majority -- more than 430,000 -- are Rohingya Muslims who have fled across the border to Bangladesh.

25 Sep 2017 7:02 PM

Bangladesh doesn’t expect help from US on Rohingya issue: Hasina

'He just asked how is Bangladesh? I said ‘it’s doing very well, but the only problem that we have is refugees from Myanmar’,' Hasina said.

19 Sep 2017 11:52 AM

Centre takes back affidavit in SC on Rohingyas

Govt counsel says the affidavit is in the process of being finalised and an unfinished copy is served upon you (the SC) inadvertently.

15 Sep 2017 1:43 AM

At least 100 Rohingyas dead in boat capsize as bodies wash ashore in Bangladesh

The UN says at least 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled a Myanmar military crackdown in Rakhine since August 25.

13 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

Textbook example of ethnic cleansing: UN warns Myanmar situation of Rohingya crisis

The United Nations says 294,000 bedraggled and exhausted Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh.

11 Sep 2017 5:18 PM


Protests erupt in Valley against Rohingya killings

MoS Kiren Rijiju said that the Central govt had directed the state authorities to identify and deport illegal immigrants, including Rohingya.

06 Sep 2017 2:00 AM

Rohingyas deprived of United Nations aid

The govt blames rebels for burning their own homes and accuses them of killing Buddhists and Hindus, a claim repeated by some residents.

05 Sep 2017 6:43 AM

US persuades Myanmar to give visas to UN rights commission

Hailey said Myanmar officials announced that the govt would deny visas to members of the UN Human Rights Council's fact-finding mission.

11 Jul 2017 11:10 AM