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In the name of development, Myanmar govt takes away Rohingya land

Rakhine state has been largely sealed off from rights groups, the media and UN investigators.

12 Mar 2018 2:36 PM

Depends on Allah: Rohingyas in B’desh camps brace for monsoons with hope

Bangladesh is lashed by typhoons, and the Rohingya camps are clustered in a part of the country that records the highest rainfall.

11 Mar 2018 7:13 PM

Jammu sits on powder keg: Hindu-Muslim divide widens

The other issue which has widened the gulf between the two communities is the presence of Rohingya Muslims in Jammu.

11 Mar 2018 2:34 AM

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


After US, Canada, EU looking to levy sanctions on top Myanmar generals

Any new travel bans and asset freezes would be the EU's toughest measures yet to try to hold the military accountable for the abuses.

23 Feb 2018 7:01 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

Centre tells top court not to intervene in Rohingya issue

Counsel Prashant Bhushan told the court that the remaining 20 per cent of the Rohingya refugees too should be allowed to enter India.

01 Feb 2018 1:45 AM

Fighting only option against state violence: Rohingya militants

The United Nations condemned the Myanmar military campaign as ethnic cleansing. Buddhist-majority Myanmar rejected that.

07 Jan 2018 2:36 PM

‘No place to be born’: 48,000 births projected in Rohingya refugee camps

Save the Children based its projection of new births on an estimate of how many of the refugees were pregnant.

05 Jan 2018 3:29 PM


US appeals for ‘dignified,’ ‘voluntary’ return of Rohingyas

Some 625,000 Rohingya refugees have fled the Rakhine state of Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh in the last six months.

20 Dec 2017 6:21 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

2 journalists arrested in Myanmar, Reuters demand release

The journalists will be charged under colonial-era Official Secrets Act, penalty can be up to 14 years in prison.

14 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

Rohingya row: US passes resolution on ethnic cleaning

More than 600,000 members of the minority Muslim group have fled across the border into Bangladesh since then.

07 Dec 2017 3:22 AM

Pope discusses ‘responsibility of Myanmar leaders’

Pontiff meets Army Chief who faces charges of grave atrocities against Rohingyas.

28 Nov 2017 1:56 AM


Myanmar, Bangladesh sign Rohingya deal

Repatriation of refugees to start in 2 months; Fears that Myanmar Army may obstruct deal.

24 Nov 2017 12:55 AM

Syu Kyi, Bangladesh minister meet; discuss Rohingya repatriation

The stateless Rohingya have been the target of communal violence and vicious anti-Muslim sentiment in mainly Buddhist Myanmar for years.

23 Nov 2017 4:18 PM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi blames conflicts on illegal immigration

Suu Kyi did not directly mention the refugee exodus as she welcomed European and Asian foreign ministers to Naypyitaw, capital of Myanmar.

20 Nov 2017 4:05 PM

Myanmar Army Chief says, Rohingyas can return when ‘real citizens’ agree

The general’s comments came a day after he met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

16 Nov 2017 6:24 PM

Aung San Syuu Kyi retorts, says she has not been silent on Rohingya issue

‘What I say is not meant to be exciting, it's meant to be accurate... not set people against each other,’ she said.

15 Nov 2017 7:51 PM