Myanmar Rohingya Muslim crisis

UN has 'no right to interfere'

Myanmar's powerful army chief says the United Nations has no right to interfere in his country's sovereignty, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals to be...

July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018

More cops deployed to fight killing fear in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh is deploying thousands of extra police to Rohingya refugee camps in the south, officials said, after a series of mostly unexplained killings that have sown fear among hundreds of...

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

Support countries hosting refugees: UN chief

The communities or countries providing safe refuge to people fleeing war or persecution shouldn’t be alone and unsupported, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says on the occasion of World...

June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018

US endorses Myanmar and UN MoU on Rohingya return

The United States welcomes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the UN and Myanmar government for the safe and voluntary return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

One family, 4 countries: Dispossession of the Rohingyas

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...

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

'Rohingya insurgents killed Hindu villagers in Myanmar violence'

Campaign group Amnesty International says it has gathered evidence that insurgents from a Rohingya Muslim armed group killed scores of Hindu civilians in August last year, amid a surge in violence...

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

New UN special envoy may visit Myanmar in June

Newly appointed United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Myanmar Christine Schraner might visit the country in June.

May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018

Rohingya refugees still highly vulnerable: Priyanka

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, the Unicef goodwill ambassador for child rights, says the Rohingyas staying in the refugee camps in Bangladesh are still highly vulnerable.

May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018

Take concrete steps on Rohingya rights, US aid chief urges Myanmar

The US government's aid chief urges Myanmar to take "concrete steps" to guarantee the rights of Rohingya Muslims and to show sincerity in that endeavour in order to encourage...

May 3, 2018
May 3, 2018

High-profile OIC team visits Rohingya camps tomorrow

A high-level delegation including ministers from 58 countries will visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar tomorrow, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali says.

May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018

Monsoon: 55,000 Rohingya children at risk in Cox's Bazar

Unicef has estimated that more than 100,000 people including approximately 55,000 children, mostly Rohingyas, are at risk due to floods and landslides in Cox's Bazar district which is one of...