Mayanmar Rohingya refugee crisis

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Senators ask US to sanction Myanmar army chief

Senators call for the United States to slap sanctions on Myanmar's army chief, saying more needed to be done to bring accountability over the campaign against the Rohingya.

March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019

‘No money offered to Rohingyas in Bangladesh’

China has not offered Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh money to repatriate to Myanmar, says an official of Chinese embassy in Dhaka. The latest development came after the BenarNews reported that a...

February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019

Myanmar parliament approves panel to discuss constitution

Myanmar's parliament votes to set up a committee to discuss amending the country's constitution, despite objections by military-aligned lawmakers against a move that is likely to...

December 3, 2018
December 3, 2018

Rohingyas not to return without security, citizenship: ISCG

The Rohingya community continues to express ‘unwillingness’ to go back to Myanmar unless their security, basic human rights and citizenship are ensured.

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

Rohingyas want dignity, identity

Visiting World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer yesterday said Rohingyas, living in Cox's Bazar camps want an identity and dignity.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

'Hate narratives' from abroad drive Myanmar communities apart: Suu Kyi

"Hate narratives" from abroad have driven communities in Myanmar further apart, the Southeast Asian nation's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, says in a social media statement.

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

Rohingya refugees doubled last year: UN

Refugees from Myanmar more than doubled last year to 1.2 million, as a brutal army crackdown forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to pour across the border into Bangladesh, the UN says.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Rohingya persecution: Lawyers request ICC probe

Lawyers have formally submitted a request to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday urging them to open a criminal investigation into continuing atrocities, including genocide, against the...

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

One family, 4 countries: Dispossession of the Rohingyas

It takes a few moments to sift through the years of chaos and dislocation before Rohingya refugee Robi Alam settles on the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Fitr, August 2012, as the last time he saw his...

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

UN council visits Myanmar as it eyes action on Rohingya crisis

The UN Security Council will pay a visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar beginning Saturday as it weighs next steps to address one of the world’s worst refugee crises, stemming from the forced exodus of...