atrocities on Rohingyas

Restore Rohingya rights to citizenship

A group of UN investigators yesterday called on the Myanmar government to suspend the citizenship verification process based on the 1982 Citizenship Law and restore the citizenship rights of Rohingyas through a speedy administrative process.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017

Myanmar working group to visit Dhaka Dec 19

A delegation of Myanmar working group will visit Bangladesh on December 19 to ascertain the modalities for execution of the bilateral deal signed between Dhaka and Naypyidaw for repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingya people.

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

US terms violence against Rohingyas as ‘ethnic cleansing’

The United States declares the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be “ethnic cleansing”, putting more pressure on the country’s military to halt a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh.

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

Bilateral talks on to repatriate Rohingyas: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that the government has started bilateral discussions with Myanmar to repatriate the Rohingya refugees.

November 16, 2017
November 16, 2017

End violence immediately for Rohingyas' return: US

The House Foreign Affairs Committee of the United States has called for an immediate end to violence in Myanmar so that the Rohingya refugees can go back to their homes.

October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017

Myanmar gives green light to resume UN food aid

Myanmar authorities have agreed to allow the United Nations to resume food distributions in northern Rakhine state, suspended for nearly two months, World Food Programme (WFP) spokeswoman Bettina Luescher says.

October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017

Myanmar's Rohingya crisis ‘spinning out of control’

A combination of escalating violence, worsening health and poor access to conflict zones in Myanmar's Rakhine state is fueling a humanitarian crisis that is "spinning out of control", senior aid officials say.

October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017

Rohingya crisis: US won’t say 'ethnic cleansing'

US government officials decline to characterize the treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims as ethnic cleansing, but listed new measures including targeted sanctions Washington is considering to address the crisis.

October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017

‘Joint working group by Nov 30 to repatriate Rohingyas’

Bangladesh and Myanmar decide to constitute a joint working group by November 30 to repatriate the Rohingya people, who fled persecution in Rakhine state.

October 23, 2017
October 23, 2017

Rohingya women, children still at acute risk: Unicef

Nearly two months since Rohingya families began fleeing en masse to Bangladesh, thousands of children and women are still without basic life-saving services, Unicef says.

October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017

UNSC urged to solve Rohingya crisis

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, Masud Bin Momen urges the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to take combined and firm steps for permanent solution of humanitarian crises of displaced Rohigyas and Palestinians.