Rohingya persecution

Rohingya persecution: Lawyers seek ICC probe

Lawyers representing 400 Rohingyas are urging the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Myanmar military, arguing that the crime will continue and spread to other ethnic groups without getting justice for what has happened to them.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Facebook owes Rohingya reparations for Myanmar violence: Amnesty

With roosters crowing in the background as he speaks from the crowded refugee camp in Bangladesh that’s been his home since 2017, Maung Sawyeddollah, 21, describes what happened when violent hate speech and disinformation targeting the Rohingya minority in Myanmar began to spread on Facebook.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Rohingya persecution: Lawyers seek ICC probe

Lawyers representing 400 Rohingyas are urging the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Myanmar military, arguing that the crime will continue and spread to other ethnic groups without getting justice for what has happened to them.

December 5, 2017
December 5, 2017

Take action to stop ‘madness’ on Rohingyas: UN rights body chief

The United Nations (UN) human rights chief condemns “widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal attacks” against Rohingyas, as well as decades of discrimination and persecution.

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

Rohingya Persecution: WB suspends $200m loan for Myanmar

The World Bank has suspended $200 million loan as budget support to the Myanmar government due to the persecution of Rohingyas of Rakhine State.

September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

Cease Rohingya persecution

The European Parliament has called upon the military and security forces in Myanmar to immediately cease the killings, harassment

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017

Shanties sprout as exodus swells

Bangladesh faces an uphill challenge of providing shelter to tens of thousands of Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar's Rakhine State.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

Beauty belies dark trade

The dense mangrove forest on both sides of the road to the Bang Ben bay through Laem Son National Park is indeed intriguing.