Rakhine state

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

UN wants tangible progress to improve conditions in Rakhine

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN's development agency, urges Myanmar authorities to make tangible progress to improve conditions in Rakhine State.

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

UNSC's Myanmar Trip: Naypyidaw to 'try to fix ties with world'

As the UNSC delegation begins visiting Myanmar today its government will make an effort to repair its strained relationship with the international community and allow some of Rohingyas to return to...

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Camp or prison?

They are like prisons. Yet, the Myanmar government calls them camps. In those camps in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine, one lakh Rohingyas have been languishing for almost six years.

April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018

UNSC team due on April 29

Bangladesh will describe the brutalities that the Rohingyas faced in Rakhine State and steps taken by the government here to the UN Security Council delegation, which is due in Dhaka on April 29.

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

UN says Reuters report on Myanmar massacre ‘alarming’

The United Nations describe the details of a Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as “alarming” and says it showed the need for a thorough probe into the violence...

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

How Myanmar forces burned, looted and killed Rohingyas

The killings in the coastal village of Inn Din marks another bloody episode in the ethnic violence sweeping northern Rakhine state, on Myanmar’s western fringe.

December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017

Rohingya Repatriation: Myanmar team flies in today

A six-member Myanmar delegation arrives in Dhaka today for a meeting to set up the Joint Working Group, which would facilitate the repatriation of Rohingyas who fled violence in Rakhine State.

December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017

Forming Jt Group: Naypyitaw, Dhaka miss deadline

Bangladesh and Myanmar are going to set up a Joint Working Group next week to facilitate the repatriation of thousands of Rohingyas who fled violence in Rakhine State.

November 23, 2017
November 23, 2017

Violence still forcing them to flee home

Armed conflicts in Myanmar's Rakhine state have deescalated, but communal violence continues to force the Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh, an official of Red Cross said.

November 18, 2017
November 18, 2017

Horrors they will never forget

Running away from his burning village in Rakhine State and coming to Bangladesh, 12-year-old Hasan walked into an abandoned village to look for food and water. When he found a water reservoir and...