Rakhine

Despite UN warnings, Myanmar vows early Rohingya return

More than 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State since August 25 last year.

published on : 13th April 2018

Conditions in Myanmar 'not conducive' to Rohingya return: UN

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned.

published on : 8th April 2018

Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar need to be relocated ahead of rains: UN chief

The UN chief was responding to a question on the need to relocate the Rohingya refugees currently living in camps in the border town of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.

published on : 30th March 2018

UN genocide adviser says all information received indicates Myanmar cleansing Rohingyas 

The UN adviser on preventing genocide has said that all information he has received indicates the Myanmar government intended to get rid of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

published on : 14th March 2018

Amnesty says Myanmar building military bases in burnt Rohingya villages

The development has raised questions over the safety of hundreds of thousands of persecuted Rohingyas due to be repatriated from neighbouring Bangladesh to Myanmar.

published on : 12th March 2018

Eight suspected Rohingyas arrested in Tripura

As per an agreement between India and Myanmar, the locals on either side can move up to 16 km within each other’s territory without documents and stay there for a while.

published on : 30th November 2017

Rohingya crisis: Childhoods lost as minors fill parents' shoes

The sight of children carting water jugs, queueing at relief stations or dragging sacks of grain the size of their own bodies is not uncommon in the Rohingya camps.

published on : 7th November 2017

Malnutrition soaring among Rohingya children in Bangladesh: UN

Life-threatening levels of malnutrition have risen dramatically among Rohingya refugee children who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Centre reviews security situation along Myanmar border in Manipur

Various security arrangements have been put in place across Myanmar to prevent infiltration of illegal immigrants.

published on : 28th September 2017

More Rohingya influx could lead to humanitarian catastrophe, says Bangladesh NHRC

A total of 2,000 acres of land has been allocated in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh for the new camps, but the refugees are arriving in droves, and settling down anywhere they can find space.

published on : 20th September 2017

70,000 new and expectant mothers among Rohingya influx

The UN says 415,000 civilians from the Rohingya Muslim minority have arrived in Bangladesh since August 25, overwhelming refugee camps near the border that were unprepared for the sudden influx.

published on : 18th September 2017

Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya issue

The military says its "clearance operations" in northern Rakhine state are aimed at flushing out Rohingya militants who attacked police posts on August 25. 

published on : 17th September 2017

Bangladesh to seek global help as Rohingya refugee toll touches 400,000

With the number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh having crossed 400,000, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will raise the matter at the UN General Assembly on Saturday.

published on : 16th September 2017

Kill us here but don’t send us back to Myanmar: Rohingya Muslims in Kashmir

According to Jammu and Kashmir government, 5743 Rohingya Muslims were living in the State and most of them have been staying in districts of Jammu and Samba in Jammu province.

published on : 16th September 2017

United Nations asks international community to help Rohingya refugees

The UN has appealed to the international community to keep aside politics and support the ongoing humanitarian efforts to help Rohingya refugees.

published on : 13th September 2017
1 2 >