Rohingya Muslim refugees

'Frustrated' UN chief criticises Myanmar

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress as a source of "enormous frustration."

April 18, 2020
April 18, 2020

Screen all Rohingyas for coronavirus: Indian home ministry to states

The Indian home ministry asks all states to trace and medically screen all Rohingya Muslim refugees in the country over concerns that they may have attended Tablighi Jamaat’s congregation and Ijtema resulting into contraction of coronavirus.

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

'Frustrated' UN chief criticises Myanmar

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress as a source of "enormous frustration."

June 3, 2018
June 3, 2018

Myanmar willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya

Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country's National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said yesterday.

March 15, 2018
March 15, 2018

Repatriation: Only 374 Rohingyas verified

Myanmar has only been able to verify 374 Rohingya Muslim refugees for possible repatriation from Bangladesh, officials said

March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018

Myanmar verifies fewer than 400 Rohingya for repatriation

Myanmar is only able to verify 374 Rohingya Muslim refugees for possible repatriation from Bangladesh, officials say, blaming their neighbour for not providing the correct information about the refugees.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

Get Myanmar refugees home, not to camps: Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan urges Myanmar to make sure the half-million Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled in the last two months can go home, and not go to camps.

September 2, 2017
September 2, 2017

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh mark Eid after fleeing violence

Scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees offer Eid prayers in Bangladesh, many of them recent arrivals fleeing a surge in communal violence in neighbouring Myanmar.