myanmar atrocities

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

Rohingya Repatriation: Doubt lingers as conflict flares up in Myanmar

Uncertainty over Rohingya repatriation is likely to stay as conflict between the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army in Rakhine has escalated since early January, say experts.

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018

Crimes against Rohingya : Myanmar not serious about probe: HRW

Human Rights Watch has said Myanmar should disband its inquiry commission on abuses in Rakhine state for its unwillingness to seriously investigate alleged grave crimes against the ethnic Rohingyas.

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

Comments on Rohingya Repatriation: Bangladesh demands Myanmar apologise

Dhaka yesterday protested the "derogatory and provocative" remarks of Myanmar Religious Affairs Minister Thura Aung Ko on Rohingya refugees and asked the country to apologise.

December 2, 2018
December 2, 2018

INGOs Spending on Rohingyas: Operations eating up a thick slice

A large portion of the donations meant for the displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh is being spent as operational cost of international NGOs, says a study.

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

Make an all-out effort to create right conditions

The UN refugee agency yesterday urged Myanmar to exert all efforts to create conditions for safe return of Rohingyas and address the root cause of their displacement.

November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018

150 Rohingyas to return today

The first batch of Rohingyas is all set to be sent back to Myanmar today amid reports that many of the refugees listed for return are hiding in fear of forcible repatriation.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

Dhaka wants China's role in persuading Myanmar

Dhaka has urged Beijing to encourage Myanmar to create a conducive environment for a speedy return of Rohingyas to their home in Rakhine.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

Rohingyas 'terrified' about leaving

A plan to start repatriating Rohingyas back to Myanmar is premature and the refugees are "terrified" about leaving Bangladesh where they sought refuge, dozens of aid agencies working in the region said yesterday.

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

Actions against Rohingya meets genocide standard

The Chairman of the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Ed Royce yesterday said he believed that a realistic accounting of the deliberate campaign of murder, intimidation and displacement against the Rohingya clearly met the legal standard for genocide.

August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018

Repatriation of Rohingyas: More talks, no timeframe yet

Myanmar yesterday agreed to speed up the process of repatriating the forcibly displaced Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh from Rakhine to escape persecution.