Five dead, dozens missing as Rohingya boat sinks in Bangladesh

2017-10-16 10:05

At least five people have been killed and dozens left missing after a boat packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state for Bangladesh sank in a river that separates the two nations, a border guard official has said.

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?

2017-09-22 06:22

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'?

Myanmar violence may have killed more than 1 000: UN

2017-09-08 14:48

More than 1 000 people may already have been killed in Myanmar's Rakhine state, mostly members of the Muslim Rohingya minority, a senior United Nations representative said.


Dozens presumed dead in shipwreck involving Rohingya Muslims

2017-09-29 13:08

The UN migration agency says more than 60 people are either confirmed dead or missing and presumed dead following the shipwreck of a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

WATCH: Thousands flee Myanmar following 'ethnic cleansing' campaign

Tensions in Myanmar following an attack by insurgent group, Harakah al-Yaqin, in October 2016, have reignited in 2017. The government has launched counter attacks, with reports of 'ethnic cleansing' motivating the violent attacks on minority Muslims. Watch.

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