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Ensure safe passage for Rohingyas to Myanmar: US tells Bangladesh

Dhaka and Naypyidaw have agreed last month to begin by mid-November the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape a Myanmar army crackdown.

published on : 12th November 2018

Case dropped against Myanmar journalists facing incitement charges 

Suu Kyi has said little in defence of the Reuters journalists, who will have spent a year in prison next month. They are appealing.

published on : 9th November 2018

Conditions in Rakhine state 'not yet conducive' for return of Rohingya refugees: UNHCR

Bangladesh has handed Myanmar a list of 24,342 refugees whom they have cleared for repatriation, but details of the logistics and precise date of the repatriation are unclear.

published on : 1st November 2018

Denmark provides additional aid of USD 4.6 million for Rohingya refugees

Those who are responsible for atrocities committed against Rohingyas should be held accountable and laid emphasis on implementation of the Kofi Annan Commission recommendations, the Minister said.

published on : 31st October 2018

Amid international call for prosecution, Myanmar to start returning Rohingya in November; Bangladesh agrees

More than 720,000 of Myanmar's stateless Rohingya fled a brutal military crackdown in August last year.

published on : 30th October 2018

Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters to file appeal 

If the High Court upholds the verdict, the reporters will appeal to the country's Supreme Court in a process that would take at least another six months.

published on : 29th October 2018

India, Myanmar sign MoU on operationalisation of Sittwe Port

India and Myanmar on Monday inked a crucial MoU for the appointment of a private operator of the Sittwe Port that will boost connectivity and help in creating local job opportunities.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Six dead in fire at Rohingya camp in Myanmar

A total of 822 people were left without shelter, local media reported. Conditions in the camps are dire and Rohingya trapped there have no access to health care, education, work.

published on : 19th October 2018

Myanmar: Three journalists appear in court for publishing fake stories against government

An increasing number of journalists have been arrested and jailed for their work under Myanmar's civilian government, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner.

published on : 17th October 2018

Rohingya crisis: Controversial monk Wirathu hits back at UN, international community as ban ends

The hardline abbot on Sunday reverted to his signature rhetoric at the rally to protest calls for the ICC to investigate Myanmar's generals for genocide of Rohingya Muslims.

published on : 14th October 2018

Militant arrested at Indo-Myanmar border town

No weapons were recovered from the militant and further investigation is on, he said.

published on : 13th October 2018

Myanmar charges three journalists over report criticizing government

The Eleven Media Group editors were charged over an article published on Monday which accused the regional authorities of misusing public funds in relation to the purchase of school buses.

published on : 10th October 2018

Suu Kyi promises 'transparency' over Rohingya atrocities 

In the speech ahead of the summit in Tokyo, Suu Kyi said she was aware that peace and stability in her country were necessary for attracting foreign investment.

published on : 8th October 2018

India comes under UN fire for deportation of Rohingya to Myanmar 

The Rohingya men, who had been in detention for immigration offences since 2012, were handed over to Myanmar authorities at a border crossing in India's northeast state of Manipur.

published on : 5th October 2018

7 Rohingya immigrants' repatriation with 'full concurrence' of Myanmar, says External Affairs Ministry

The MEA statement came after the Supreme Court allowed the first ever deportation of seven illegally-migrated Rohingyas to Myanmar while rejecting a plea made by one of the Rohingyas.

published on : 4th October 2018
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