The Rohingyas are denied citizenship and basic rights by the government in their homeland, Myanmar.
03 May 2018 1:31 PM
Some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed the border from Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August, and are in cramped camps at Cox’s Bazar.
27 Mar 2018 1:20 PM
Myanmar authorities are also accused of drawing out the process by agreeing to take back just 1,500 people a week.
23 Jan 2018 4:02 PM
In December 2017, Bangladeshi officials said they had sent a list of 100,000 names to Myanmar for the first round of repatriation.
15 Jan 2018 3:14 PM
Rohingyas have lived in Myanmar for decades but, they are still seen as foreign invaders from Bangladesh who are intent on stealing land.
21 Dec 2017 6:47 PM
Rights groups have accused security forces of atrocities, including mass rape, arson and killings.
24 Nov 2017 5:08 PM
Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home.
24 Nov 2017 4:56 PM
It remains unclear how many Rohingya will be allowed back and how long the process will take.
23 Nov 2017 5:23 PM
China’s 3-phase plan starts with ceasefire in Rakhine to prevent migration of local population.
21 Nov 2017 2:33 AM
The former defence minister accused the government of pushing out around 40,000 Rohingyas when they were seeking help and care.
16 Nov 2017 12:31 PM
Ever since the bloodshed broke out in late August, tourism operators have witnessed a cascade of cancellations and rippling fear.
29 Oct 2017 5:13 PM
Police said the attack by the Rohingya man was linked to a family dispute.
29 Oct 2017 12:49 PM
The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.
28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
No official data is available on birth rates among the Rohingya, who are excluded from the census in Myanmar.
28 Oct 2017 2:50 PM
Tillerson expressed ‘concern about the continuing humanitarian crisis and reported atrocities in Rakhine.’
27 Oct 2017 12:18 PM
The Centre has directed the state to set up a task force to identify and deport illegally-staying foreign nationals.
27 Oct 2017 1:46 AM
UN agencies say they have no figures on the numbers of sex workers in the camps to make public.
24 Oct 2017 11:08 AM
In some villages, women and girls were raped or subjected to other sexual violence.
18 Oct 2017 1:28 PM
Wading through waste-deep water Rohingyas reached border fleeing Myanmar’s Buthidaung region.
16 Oct 2017 3:32 PM
Survivors of the capsizing told local officials that up to 65 people were on board and almost half of them were children.
16 Oct 2017 11:14 AM