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  • Repatriation of Rohingyas: More talks, no timeframe yet

    Myanmar yesterday agreed to speed up the process of repatriating the forcibly displaced Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh from Rakhine to escape persecution.

  • UNHCR for Asia-Pacific leaders’ ‘solidarity’ with Rohingyas

    Head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi urges the government representatives and the business leaders from the Asia-Pacific region to offer more support and protection for over 700,000 Rohingyas who have fled violence and discrimination in Myanmar's Rakhine State over the past year.

  • Myanmar calls it 'meritless'

    Myanmar has categorically rejected the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's request to seek jurisdiction over suspected deportations of Rohingyas from Myanmar to Bangladesh, saying it was meritless.

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    ‘ICC has no jurisdiction to run case on atrocities against Rohingyas’

    Myanmar says the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction to run a case on atrocities against Rohingyas.

  • Rohingya Talks: FM flies to Myanmar

    Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali left Dhaka for Myanmar last night to see for himself whether a conducive environment has been created in Rakhine for the safe return of forcibly displaced Rohingyas.

  • Myanmar still not giving free access

    The United Nations said Myanmar has not yet granted its staff independent and effective access to Rakhine, though two months have passed since the signing of a deal on helping the country create conducive conditions for Rohingya repatriation.

  • ‘Int’l community needs to continue pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas’

    Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali emphasises that the international community needs to continue sustained pressure on Myanmar to ensure safe, sustainable and dignified return of the Rohingyas to a religiously-tolerant and ethnically-inclusive Myanmar.

  • A note on the environmental aspects of Rohingya camps

    It has been nearly a year since the latest influx of the Rohingya people after they were forcibly driven out of Myanmar and into Bangladesh. Since last August, over 700,000 refugees, mostly women and children, have been housed, fed, clothed and provided with medical attention by a combination of Bangladesh's military and civilian authorities and NGOs as well as the UN and other international agencies, of whom there are over a hundred working day and night in the Rohingya camps.

  • Human rights violations in Myanmar's Rakhine State

    Step up efforts for Rohingya return

    The UN Security Council yesterday urged the Government of Myanmar to step up its efforts to create conditions conducive to safe, voluntary and dignified return of the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.

  • Human rights violations in Myanmar's Rakhine State

    UNSC meets today to discuss Myanmar

    The UN Security Council has convened a closed-door meeting tonight to discuss Myanmar issue where the Rohingya crisis would come up prominently.