Rakhine State

India hands over 250 houses to Myanmar's Rakhine State

India hands over 250 houses to Myanmar's Rakhine State

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on RSDP was signed between India and Myanmar in December 2017 aiming to contribute to the socio-econo...Read More

Over 20 killed, 50 hurt in air strikes: Rohingya rights group

Over 20 killed, 50 hurt in air strikes: Rohingya rights group

Dhaka: A Rohingya rights group in Bangladesh on Sunday said more than 20 people were killed and 50 were injured during an air strike on A...Read More

Protest in Rakhine state opposes Rohingya return

Protest in Rakhine state opposes Rohingya return

Sittwe (Myanmar): Protesters in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state demonstrated Sunday against the planned repatriation of Rohingya Muslims...Read More

Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

Yangon: A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar’s crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, saying that the Aung San Suu ...Read More

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Over 60 Rohingya babies are born per day in B’desh refugee camps: UNICEF

Bangladesh : More than 60 babies are being born every day in the camps and informal settlements in Cox’s Bazar in the nine months since a...Read More

Myanmar rebuts accusations of human rights violations

Myanmar rebuts accusations of human rights violations

Yangon: Myanmar rebutted the accusations of violation of human rights in Rakhine state following reports by the UN that there was evidenc...Read More

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Rohingya crisis has ‘hallmarks of genocide’, says UN official

Seoul : The UN special envoy on human rights in Myanmar said on Thursday  that the Myanmar military’s violent operations against Rohingya...Read More

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Seven Rakhine Buddhists die in police firing

Yangon : Seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists died after Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, officials s...Read More

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Possible ‘elements of genocide’ in Myanmar: UN

Geneva : The UN rights chief on Tuesday  for a fresh international investigation into Myanmar’s abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minori...Read More

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US House passes resolution on ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingyas

Washington : The US House of Representatives has condemned the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims and called on Myanmar’s leadership ...Read More

Realistic approach needed to tackle Rohingya issue, not strong condemnation: FS

Realistic approach needed to tackle Rohingya issue, not strong condemnation: FS

New Delhi : Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Thursday said India’s goal was to see how the Rohingyas could go back to their place of ori...Read More

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Rohingya crisis: US looking at Myanmar curbs

Washington : The United States is considering sanctions against Myanmar for its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims in restive Rakhine stat...Read More

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Myanmar forces terrorised Rohingyas, claims Amnesty

London : Myanmar security forces are using crimes against humanity in a targeted, systematic and widespread campaign of violence to drive...Read More

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Ex-UN chief Annan: Get Myanmar refugees home and not to camps

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Nearly 3,000 Rohingyas killed in Rakhine since Aug 25: B’desh min

Dhaka : Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday said a total of 3,000 Rohingya Muslims were killed since August 25, followi...Read More

3,000 Rohingya Muslims killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since Aug 25: B’desh Foreign Minister

3,000 Rohingya Muslims killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since Aug 25: B’desh Foreign Minister

Dhaka [Bangladesh]: Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday said a total of 3,000 Rohingya Muslims were killed since August...Read More

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Lack of access to Myanmar’s Rakhine unacceptable: UN

Geneva : The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar’s government to Rakhine state, where more than half a million Rohingya Muslim...Read More

Lack of access to Myanmar’s Rakhine state ‘unacceptable’: UN

Lack of access to Myanmar’s Rakhine state ‘unacceptable’: UN

Geneva: The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar’s government to Rakhine state, where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims...Read More

Three Rohingya refugees killed in explosion near Myanmar-Bangladesh border

Three Rohingya refugees killed in explosion near Myanmar-Bangladesh border

Dhaka: At least three Rohingya refugees were killed and one injured after a landmine explosion near Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh, on ...Read More

Unrealistic to think of resolving Rohingya Muslims issue in 18 months: Aung San Suu Kyi

Unrealistic to think of resolving Rohingya Muslims issue in 18 months: Aung San Suu Kyi

Yangon [Myanmar]: Myanmar State councillor Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that Rohingya Muslims is one of the biggest challenge and go...Read More

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