Bangladesh has sent more troops into the world’s largest refugee camp, police said Wednesday, after days of fighting between rival Rohingya drug gangs left seven people dead.
Nearly 300 Rohingya migrants came ashore on Indonesia’s Sumatra island early Monday, authorities said, in one of the biggest such landings by the persecuted Myanmar minority in the Muslim-majority nation in years.
The Rohingya in Malaysia have become the target of increasing xenophobia and hate speech. Disinformation – the intentional creation of false information – is fuelling the fire of outrage against this marginalised community.
Roughly 10 people were injured as a fire tore through a Rohingya refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh destroying at least 330 shanties, officials said Tuesday.
Dozens of Rohingya refugees believed to have come from two boats stranded at sea for weeks as they tried to reach Malaysia landed on the Bangladesh coast on Saturday, Rohingya community leaders said.
Myanmar shipped hundreds of recently released Rohingya inmates back to the country’s restive western borderlands on Monday, after fears that its overcrowded prisons could become hotbeds for runaway coronavirus outbreaks.
Fears grow of a potential coronavirus outbreak in the country’s overcrowded prisons.
Malaysia on Sunday detained 202 suspected Rohingya Muslims who arrived illegally by boat, a top official said, raising fears that people smugglers are back in action despite the coronavirus pandemic.
In the early hours of Tuesday, a fishing trawler carrying more than 135 Rohingya refugees – mostly women and children –from different camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar, capsized in the Bay of Bengal.
At least 15 women and children drowned and more than 50 others were missing after a boat overloaded with Rohingya refugees sank off southern Bangladesh as it tried to reach Malaysia Tuesday, officials said.
Myanmar Embassy: This article mentioned mostly the narratives and comments of Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, related to the displaced persons from Rakhine State who called themselves Rohingya.
In the nearly five decades since its inception, Bangladesh has consistently been a host nation for multiple groups of stateless people.
The inability of international law to effectively address situations of mass human rights atrocities, in particular genocide, within states has been the source of much consternation for international lawyers.
The UN’s highest court orders Myanmar to prevent genocide from being committed against its Rohingya Muslim minority.
Thus, Western democracies should look in the mirror and ask why they themselves have not taken the issue to the ICJ, especially in light of the fact that they consistently espouse the universal validity of human rights.
Two Rohingya women were killed and seven others injured in shelling the Myanmar military and insurgents blamed on each other, days after the UN’s top court ordered the country to protect the beleaguered Muslim minority.
A Myanmar-appointed panel concludes some soldiers likely committed war crimes.
The latest resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly condemning rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other minority groups in Myanmar was the third on the subject.
Cambodia will try to help Bangladesh resolve the Rohingya refugee issue: Minister.
A 56-year-old man has been arrested in Ratchaburi’s Muang district for alleged involvement in trafficking more than 200 Rohingya migrants into the country.
Bangladesh’s officials call on Cambodia to intervene into Rohingya crisis: Abdul Momen.
Aung Sun Suu Kyi, was remarkably unashamed. She and her legal team did not deny all those facts of wrongdoing mentioned in the petition filed by Gambia.
Gambia, the complainant in the case, and Myanmar were given opportunity to present their view on whether the latter has committed a genocide against the Muslim Rohingya.
Suu Kyi denies “genocidal intent” as she defended operations against Rohingya.
Nearly 100 Rohingya appeared in a Myanmar court yesterday after being arrested for trying to flee persecution, their lawyer said.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s refusal to speak for the Rohingya is controversial. Her decision to defend the Myanmar army at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague sets off ripples beyond Myanmar.
Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi faced calls for Myanmar to “stop the genocide” of Rohingya Muslims as she personally led her country’s defence at the court yesterday.
The UN team accused Ms Suu Kyi and her government of complicity in the violence.
Bangladesh asks the Kingdom to help support the repatriation of Rohingya.
Gambia will open its case against Myanmar before the UN’s top court in December accusing the mainly Buddhist state of genocide against its Rohingya Muslims, the tribunal said Monday.