Rohingya crisis

UN court hearings set to resume into Rohingya genocide case

An international case accusing Myanmar of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority returns to the United Nations' highest court Monday.

published on : 20th February 2022

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

India extends support to Bangladesh for resolving Rohingya crisis 

Some 700,000 members of the Muslim minority have fled Myanmar since August to escape a bloody military crackdown.

published on : 10th April 2018

Boat carrying Rohingya arrives in Malaysia; will be allowed to enter, says official

The vessel carrying 56 people was intercepted by Malaysian maritime authorities near the northwestern island of Langkawi, said navy chief Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin.

published on : 3rd April 2018

We came in search of jobs, say Rohingyas arrested in Tripura

Eight Rohingyas, including two women and four children, who were arrested in Khayerpur area on Wednesday said they reached Tripura in search of jobs.

published on : 30th November 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Myanmar to meet Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Tillerson's visit comes as global outrage builds over an army clampdown that has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya out of the mainly Buddhist country since late August.

published on : 15th November 2017

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar's government does not allow independent journalists to travel freely to the parts of Rakhine state where most of the latest violence has taken place.

published on : 15th November 2017

Tough conditions for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: Simon Henshaw

Top US official Simon Henshaw led a US delegation to Bangladesh, from October 29 to November 4, during which the team also visited the refugee camps near Cox's Bazar.

published on : 8th November 2017

UN turns up pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

In a unanimous statement backed by China, UN Security Council strongly condemned the violence that has forced more than 600,000 Rohingya to flee across the border to Bangladesh.

published on : 7th November 2017

US wants talks on Rohingya crisis but sanctions possible

The US wants a diplomatic solution to the Rohingya crisis but is not ruling out sanctions to pressure Myanmar if needed.

published on : 5th November 2017

Pakistan should take away Rohingyas, says Union Minister Giriraj Singh

The minister, known for his controversial remarks, today said Pakistan should take away Rohingyas as Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar is fond of them.

published on : 19th September 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence on Rohingya crisis, says Myanmar ready to verify refugee status 'at any time'

While expressing her sorrow for "all" groups displaced by violence, she said her country stood ready "at any time" to take back refugees subject to a "verification" process.

published on : 19th September 2017

Illegal, government tells Supreme Court; but Rohingya Muslims don't want to go back home

The Centre told the Supreme Court that the continuous stay of Rohingya Muslims has serious security ramifications, adding a frantic edge to the worries of the thousands who fled their homes.

published on : 18th September 2017

Supreme court to take a call on Rohingyas, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

The Centre today told the apex court that the Rohingya Muslims were "illegal" immigrants in the country and that their continuous stay posed "serious national security ramifications".

published on : 18th September 2017

UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'

The call from Human Rights Watch came as the UN General Assembly prepared to convene in New York, with the ongoing crisis in Myanmar billed as one of most pressing topics.

published on : 18th September 2017
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