Myanmar Rohingya refugee crisis

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,...

November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018

Should do more to fight Myanmar violence: Facebook

Facebook Inc says a human rights report it commissioned on its presence in Myanmar showed it has not done enough to prevent its social network from being used to incite violence.

November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018

Myanmar officials try to convince Rohingya to return, accept ID cards

Myanmar officials visit camps for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, in an effort to kickstart a process to repatriate hundreds of thousands who fled an army crackdown last year.

October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018

If human rights shelved in NKorea talks, look at Myanmar: UN

A United Nations investigator voices concern about human rights being sidelined during US and South Korean talks with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, warning on Tuesday...

October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018

Rohingya Violence: Australia slaps sanctions on 5 top Myanmar army officers

Australia yesterday slapped travel and financial sanctions on five top Myanmar military officers, accused of overseeing brutal violence against Rohingya Muslims by units under their command,...