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'Frustrated' UN chief criticises Myanmar

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress as a...

Rakhine horror recounted

The Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar's refugee camps yesterday recalled the horrors of killings, rapes and torching of their houses by the Myanmar military exactly a year ago.

WATER scarcity hits Rohingya camp areas

A long, winding queue of Rohingyas starts to form near the only working tubewell before daybreak. As the small hours go by and the sun begins to glare, the thirsty people leave their 5-10 litre...

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

'Frustrated' UN chief criticises Myanmar

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress as a...

August 26, 2018
August 26, 2018

Rakhine horror recounted

The Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar's refugee camps yesterday recalled the horrors of killings, rapes and torching of their houses by the Myanmar military exactly a year ago.

June 2, 2018
June 2, 2018

WATER scarcity hits Rohingya camp areas

A long, winding queue of Rohingyas starts to form near the only working tubewell before daybreak. As the small hours go by and the sun begins to glare, the thirsty people leave their 5-10 litre...

April 21, 2018
April 21, 2018

Monsoon worry for Rohingyas

With early rains falling on the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, the fear of natural calamities has heightened among the refugees living in tiny shanties made of bamboo poles and tarpaulin in...

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

No quick fix to Rohingya crisis: New Chinese ambassador

The new Chinese Ambassador Zhang Zuo says that there is no quick solution to Rohingya crisis.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Interactive graphic shows number of burned Rohingya villages

A Reuters graphic makes use of data from the UN Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) to show hundreds of villages in Rakhine state that were once inhabited by the Rohingya, but...

September 24, 2017
September 24, 2017

History and sufferings of Rohingya community

Watch the Star Live Video to know more about the history of the Rohingya people of Myanmar's Rakhine state, who migrated from Bengal to Myanmar (then Burma) several hundred years ago, and have...

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

The forgotten citizens of Rakhine State

The forebears of Rohingya refugees Mohammad Alam and Mohammad Ali were Myanmar citizens. The two even voted in the 2010 general elections.