Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling

2020-01-25 14:10

Two Rohingya women were killed and seven others injured in shelling the Myanmar military and insurgents blamed on each other, days after the UN's top court ordered the country to protect the beleaguered Muslim minority.

New Rohingya book tells of the 'slow burn of genocide'

2019-12-13 11:32

First, They Erased Our Name is a pioneering book detailing the personal account of a Rohingya under the Myanmar regime.

93 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Myanmar camps - police

2018-11-28 18:16

Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forced back to Myanmar's Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia, police said, stirring fears of a fresh refugee boat crisis.

'Ongoing genocide' against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims - UN

2018-10-25 14:03

A genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is still continuing, UN investigators said as they presented a report to the Security Council, calling for the issue to be referred to an international tribunal.

In Myanmar, economic opportunity and a renewed commitment to democracy are on the horizon if leader Aung San Suu Kyi wants them

2018-09-19 08:05

She has two options: she can stay quiet to appease the nation’s military leadership, or she can step in and urge the president to pardon two Reuters reporters.

UN Security Council urges Myanmar to ease Rohingyas' safe return

2018-07-24 12:25

The United Nations Security Council urged Myanmar to step up efforts for Rohingya refugees to return to the country safely and voluntarily.

In World Cup's shadow, Rohingya find freedom on pitch

2018-07-03 05:25

They may lack the glitz and glamour of the World Cup, but football clubs for stateless Rohingya refugees in Malaysia offer something more – a 90-minute reprieve from a grinding existence on the fringes of society.

This 24-year-old Goldman Sachs banker wants to solve the global water crisis

2018-06-18 09:52

For most of us, working a job in Goldman Sachs' prestigious securities division would be easily enough stress and workload, but for Hamza Farrukh, it's not enough.

UN team visits Bangladesh to get a firsthand look at the plight of Rohingya Muslims

2018-04-28 20:01

A UN Security Council delegation has arrived in Bangladesh to visit Rohingya refugee camps and discuss the crisis with local officials.

Conditions in Myanmar 'not conducive' to Rohingya return: UN

2018-04-08 15:31

Conditions in Myanmar's crisis-hit northern Rakhine state are "not conducive" to bringing back Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh, a senior UN official said, despite Myanmar's insistence that it is ready for returnees.


Facebook blames a 'technical issue' for the vulgar translation of Xi Jinping's name

2020-01-20 09:45

"We sincerely apologize for the offense this has caused," Facebook said in a statement about the embarrassing translation error.

Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps

2019-09-03 12:30

Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's southeast, an official said.

Aug San Suu Kyi betrayed the values she once stood for

2018-11-13 08:57

Aung San Suu Kyi's administration has failed to repeal repressive laws – including some of the same laws which were used to detain her and others campaigning for democracy and human rights, writes Shenilla Mohamed.

India to begin deportations of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

2018-10-04 07:37

Indian police say they plan to send seven Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar, in the first deportation of members of the Myanmar minority group since the Home Ministry ordered state authorities to deport them and other illegal immigrants.

Myanmar rejects UN probe findings of Rohingya 'genocide'

2018-08-30 07:49

Myanmar rejected the findings of a UN probe alleging genocide by its military against the Rohingya, after the US and other countries joined growing calls for the accused to face justice.

Red Cross leader: Rohingya crisis needs political solutions

2018-07-03 22:07

Red Cross leader says humanitarian help alone will not solve Rohingya refugee crisis and inclusive political solutions are needed for the 700 000 people who fled Myanmar violence to Bangladesh.

WATCH: Amnesty International urges trials for Myanmar military over Rohingya

2018-06-27 22:26

Amnesty International has released a report on atrocities inflicted on Myanmar's Rohingya population that names 13 top military commanders who the human rights group says should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity.

Myanmar, UN sign pact on initial steps for Rohingya return

2018-06-06 20:26

Myanmar and UN agencies signed an agreement that might eventually lead to the return of some of the 700 000 Rohingya Muslims who fled brutal persecution by the country's security forces.

Myanmar's first Rohingya repatriation 'staged', rights groups say

2018-04-15 19:15

Rohingya rights groups are sceptical as Myanmar announces the repatriation of the first family of Rohingya refugees.

Rohingya Football Club to give 'happy news'

2018-04-01 09:07

A football team has been formed in Malaysia by Rohingya refugees who fled nearby Myanmar to raise their international profile and show what Rohingya can do when not suffering from oppression.

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