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  • Future of Rohingyas

    ‘Each Rohingya to get $6,000 if returns to Rakhine’

    A Chinese government delegation reportedly meets Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, promising each refugee up to USD $6,000 if they returned to Rakhine state in Myanmar, a Bangladeshi official and refugee leaders say.

  • Philippines offers Filipino citizenship to Rohingya refugees

    The Philippines offers Rohingyas citizenship

    The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday offered citizenship to Rohingya refugees, reiterating his willingness to accept them into the country.

  • Atrocities against Rohingya refugees

    Rohingya Atrocities: Malaysia wants perpetrators punished

    Malaysia wants the perpetrators of atrocities against the Rohingyas be tried immediately at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

  • Rohingya refugees

    ‘Asean stands ready to provide healthcare to Rohingyas’

    Asean cannot discuss with Myanmar on how to provide citizenship to the Rohingya, but stands ready to provide healthcare and education, says Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.

  • Rohingya refugees rescued

    22 Rohingyas rescued in Cox's Bazar

    The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 22 Rohingyas, including children and women, from Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early yesterday. The 22 were going to be trafficked to Malaysia through the Bay of Bengal.

  • Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen

    ‘PM saved global leaders from disgrace sheltering Rohingyas’

    Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has saved the face of the global leaders from "ignominy and disgrace" by sheltering the persecuted people of Rakhine province of Myanmar.

  • Rohingya refugees

    '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 source of "enormous frustration."

  • Rohingya Food Aid

    Another 5m euros for Rohingyas

    The European Commission (EC) has released an additional €5 million to provide food assistance for the around 700,000 Rohingya refugees who are seeking shelter in Bangladesh.

  • A protester holds a placard during protest against Myanmar's treatment

    India hands 50 Rohingya shelters to Myanmar

    India has handed Myanmar the first batch of 50 houses New Delhi built in Rakhine for Rohingya refugees on their return from Bangladesh.

  • Myanmar Rohingya Refugees

    Rohingyas are genocide victims

    A human rights law group contracted by the State Department to interview refugees as part of an investigation into atrocities against Rohingyas in Myanmar has found that there is a reasonable basis to conclude that genocide was committed - even though the US government stopped short of saying so.