Myanmar Rohingya people

Myanmar Rohingyas: Killings, rights violation on

A United Nations special rapporteur has issued a strongly worded statement accusing Myanmar of implementing policies reminiscent of the previous military government, and of presiding over a worsening security and human rights situation.

November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017

US to step up pressure on Myanmar army

In the face of widespread "atrocities" against ethnic Rohingya people in Myanmar, the United States has been cautiously stepping up pressure on Myanmar's army, while taking care to avoid endangering the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

Myanmar Rohingyas: Killings, rights violation on

A United Nations special rapporteur has issued a strongly worded statement accusing Myanmar of implementing policies reminiscent of the previous military government, and of presiding over a worsening security and human rights situation.

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

PM urges Myanmar to solve Rohingya issue

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the outgoing Myanmar Ambassador in Dhaka Myo Myint Than to convey the message to his government to find out a solution to repatriation of the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.

April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017

Myanmar ‘drug smuggler’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with BGB

A female “drug smuggler” from Myanmar is killed and four others injured in a “gunfight” with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early.

April 1, 2017
April 1, 2017

Rohingya rebel leader challenges Suu Kyi

The leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Myanmar's security forces says his group will keep fighting "even if a million die" unless the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, takes action to protect the religious minority.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Malaysia-Myanmar matches cancelled over Rohingya issue

Malaysia's national soccer team has cancelled two friendly under-22 matches with Myanmar, in protest against the Southeast Asian nation's bloody crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims, a team spokesman said on Thursday.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Rohingya crisis: Politics of denial

Myanmar has no reason or justification to deny the history and existence of Rohingyas as an ethnic race of its land. Then why does the hardline nationalist group continue to be so provocative against this community?