It seems not all of Myanmar’s most recent Rohingya refugees went to Bangladesh. Some sought a different sanctuary, escaping to India to join thousands of other Rohingya who fled from earlier crackdowns by the Myanmar government.
A Myanmar judge sentences two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison.
In the face of unresolved humanitarian disasters and continuing international outrage, Asean needs to consider seriously how it can help Myanmar on the Rohingya issue.
Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in technology to identify problematic content, the company said in a statement yesterday.
Asean has been criticised for its response to the Rohingya refugee crisis. The grouping’s institutional design and existing conventions restrict opportunities for robust action.
UN Secretary-General with World Bank President to aid one million Rohingya refugees.
Asean countries are no strangers to conflict and violence.
Senior Myanmar military officials should face trial, Amnesty International says.
The EU and Canada impose sanctions on seven senior military officials from Myanmar.
Landslides in southeast Bangladesh kill at least 12 people, including two Rohingya.
Some Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar are finding work in the fishing industry in neighboring Bangladesh, earning a tiny daily income and occasional share of the catch, all under the official radar.
Stateless Rohingya must be recognised as citizens of Myanmar, says human rights lawyer.
Myanmar’s monks challenge Facebook bans over hate messages targeting Rohingya.
Safety and “identity” need to be in place for Rohingya Muslim refugees who return.
The UN says it had struck an outline deal with Myanmar allowing Rohingya sheltering in Bangladesh to return safely.
Myanmar official says the country is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya refugees.
A Rohingya Muslim armed group denies a report that its members killed scores of Hindu civilians in August last year.
US House of Representatives votes in favour of legislation to pressure Myanmar.
Amnesty says it had gathered evidence that Rohingya insurgents armed group killed scores of Hindu civilians last August.
The US aid chief urges Myanma to take “concrete steps” for the rights of Rohingya.
Around 60 babies a day are being born in vast refugee camps in Bangladesh.
The US indirectly criticised China for shielding Myanmar from strong UN action.
Leeds United arrives in Myanmar to kick off an end-of-season tour mired in controversy.
China does not want the UN to tell Myanmar that credible investigations are important.
Myanmar’s military assure of “harsh” action against perpetrators of sexual violence.
Leaders attend the 32nd Asean Summit today, in the midst of challenges ahead for the regional grouping where problem areas include the code of conduct on South China Sea and the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar.
The UN refugee agency calls a Myanmar minister’s visit to Bangladesh to meet Rohingyas a confidence-building measure.
Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, says a UN official.
A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya from Myanmar arrives in Malaysia.
Bangladesh has begun relocating 100,000 Rohingya refugees to safer ground.