Myanmar Rohingya refugee crisis

September 29, 2019
September 29, 2019

Destructive movements in Rohingya camps preventing repatriation: Myanmar

A senior official of Myanmar alleges at the United Nations that "destructive movements in the camps (in Bangladesh) aimed at preventing repatriation and exploiting the plight of dispersed...

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

End Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir at UNGA

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has sounded the clarion call for the international community to put the Rohingya crisis squarely on its radar with a view to resolving it quickly.

August 5, 2019
August 5, 2019

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses

United Nations investigators urge world leaders to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be...

July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019

Man dies after 'custody abuse' in Myanmar's Rakhine

A detainee in Myanmar's Rakhine state dies from injuries allegedly sustained in custody, his family said, as the army wages war against rebels in the same area which saw the 2017 mass...

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

Myanmar to send envoys to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Myanmar is sending a high-level delegation soon to camps in Bangladesh to explain to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims how they can return home, Myanmar's UN ambassador says.

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

US calls for end to mobile data blackout in 2 Myanmar states

The United States urges an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would help provide transparency to what the government says are law...

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

Include Rohingyas in talks on repatriation: Rights groups

International human rights organisations have called on Asean to pressure Myanmar into allowing the ethnic group to participate in the process of their safe return.

June 3, 2019
June 3, 2019

OIC for filing case against Rakhine’s human rights violation

The OIC Islamic Summit Conference has called for launching the case of Myanmar’s human rights violations against Rohingya at the International Court of Justice on behalf of the organisation.

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018

Nepal should raise Rohingya issue with Suu Kyi: Rights groups

As Myanmar State Counsellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi commences her two-day Nepal visit, the Nepalese government should draw her attention to ensure safe return of the...

November 8, 2018
November 8, 2018

Rohingya Refugees: UN expert warns of rushed plans for Rohingyas

The United Nations' human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop plans to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine state this month,...