Cox’s Bazar Civil Society and NGO Forum (CCNF) demands that the government make the relief management for Rohingya refugees transparent and form an authority regarding the matter.
Facebook Inc blames a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologising for any offence caused.
Bangladesh, China and Myanmar have agreed to form a "tripartite joint working mechanism" to evaluate the situation on the ground for Rohingya repatriation.
The Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar feel like they are trapped and this is breeding frustration among them.
A parliamentary body asks the foreign ministry to find out whether any non-government organisation is misleading Rohingya refugees not to return to their country from Bangladesh.
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today said Malaysia has agreed to work with Bangladesh on quick repatriation of the Rohingya refugees.
Senators call for the United States to slap sanctions on Myanmar's army chief, saying more needed to be done to bring accountability over the campaign against the Rohingya.
China has not offered Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh money to repatriate to Myanmar, says an official of Chinese embassy in Dhaka. The latest development came after the BenarNews reported that a delegation of officials from Beijing had promised refugee families up to USD $6,000 each if they returned to Rakhine state.
Myanmar's parliament votes to set up a committee to discuss amending the country's constitution, despite objections by military-aligned lawmakers against a move that is likely to challenge the army's power.
Visiting World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer yesterday said Rohingyas, living in Cox's Bazar camps want an identity and dignity.
"Hate narratives" from abroad have driven communities in Myanmar further apart, the Southeast Asian nation's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, says in a social media statement.
Refugees from Myanmar more than doubled last year to 1.2 million, as a brutal army crackdown forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to pour across the border into Bangladesh, the UN says.
Lawyers have formally submitted a request to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday urging them to open a criminal investigation into continuing atrocities, including genocide, against the Rohingya people, reports The New York Times.
It takes a few moments to sift through the years of chaos and dislocation before Rohingya refugee Robi Alam settles on the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Fitr, August 2012, as the last time he saw his seven brothers together in Myanmar.
The UN Security Council will pay a visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar beginning Saturday as it weighs next steps to address one of the world’s worst refugee crises, stemming from the forced exodus of Muslim Rohingya.
The World Food Programme has so far received donations of $45 million, only 18 percent of $243 million required mainly for providing food to one million Rohingyas and 200,000 locals in Cox's Bazar until December.
About 80 Rohingya in a wooden boat arrived in Indonesia yesterday, officials said, the latest batch of the vulnerable minority to come
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are distributing 50,000 vegetable gardening kits to tackle malnutrition and improve the diet of people affected by the Rohingya refugee crisis in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
Since the beginning of ongoing Rohingya crisis, the world’s biggest humanitarian catastrophe, many international organisations withdrew or suspended awards and titles they gave to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for her contribution and struggle in democracy.