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Rohingya refugees are now facing human trafficking

The Rohingyas are denied citizenship and basic rights by the government in their homeland, Myanmar.

03 May 2018 1:31 PM

We don't see much help from foreign donors for Rohingya refugee island: B'desh min

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 blames Bangladesh for delay in repatriation of Rohingya refugees

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

Talks in Myanmar to 'settle issues' on Rohingya return

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

The pillage of an existence: Survivors of Rohingya massacre tell stories

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

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No return of Rohingyas without international monitors: Human Rights Watch

Rights groups have accused security forces of atrocities, including mass rape, arson and killings.

24 Nov 2017 5:08 PM

Bangladesh, Myanmar sign agreement on return of Rohingya refugees

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

Bangladesh to start Rohingyas’ return to Myanmar in 2 months

It remains unclear how many Rohingya will be allowed back and how long the process will take.

23 Nov 2017 5:23 PM

Myanmar, Bangladesh ‘back’ China plan

China’s 3-phase plan starts with ceasefire in Rakhine to prevent migration of local population.

21 Nov 2017 2:33 AM

Unlike Modi, Indira Gandhi stood for refugees: AK Antony on Rohingyas

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

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Myanmar’s tourism dreams on steady decline in lieu of Rohingya crisis

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

Rohingya hacks to death Bangladeshi; locals outnumbered in some villages

Police said the attack by the Rohingya man was linked to a family dispute.

29 Oct 2017 12:49 PM

Rohingya crisis: B’deshi oppn asks Sheikh Hasina to follow Indira Gandhi’s footsteps

The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.

28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM

Bangladesh may introduce sterilisation to curb Rohingya population

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

Rex Tillerson urges Myanmar’s army chief to end violence in Rakhine

Tillerson expressed ‘concern about the continuing humanitarian crisis and reported atrocities in Rakhine.’

27 Oct 2017 12:18 PM

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Rohingya issue needs realistic approach, says S Jaishankar

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

Rising desperation, booming sex trade in Rohingya refugee camps

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

Amnesty: Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women, children

In some villages, women and girls were raped or subjected to other sexual violence.

18 Oct 2017 1:28 PM

Food, aid restricted, Rohingya refugees flee into Bangladesh

Wading through waste-deep water Rohingyas reached border fleeing Myanmar’s Buthidaung region.

16 Oct 2017 3:32 PM

Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes, killing at least 12

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

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