Bangladesh says it will meet with Myanmar to discuss the repatriation of refugees trapped between the two countries. Officials in Myanmar say they know nothing about it.
Minister U Thein Swe said Myanmar would check that the listed refugees had resided in Myanmar within a week and then inform Bangladesh to start the repatriation.
For a comprehensive solution to the crisis in Rakhine State, ARSA must face international pressure to end its violent ways.
Yanghee Lee tells UK broadcaster that Rakhine operation bears ‘hallmarks’ of genocide.
Despite signing of repatriation deal, almost 3,400 new refugees have joined the exodus in recent weeks.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley called on the UN secretary-general to appoint a special envoy to investigate what she called the Myanmar military's “cruel and barbaric” actions in Rakhine
The US described Myanmar’s denials of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims as “preposterous” as it called on the UN Security Council to hold the military accountable.
Bound together, 10 Rohingya Muslim captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a shallow grave. Soon afterwards, all 10 lay dead.
USDP member blames festering crisis on government’s failure to assert illegitimacy of Rohingya’s ethnic status.
Human cargo believed to come from camps in Rakhine State
“The Japanese government is supporting the Myanmar government. We would like India to do more. Because of the US attitude, India must step up,” Yohei Sasakawa said.
Team assembled in response to AP report says some ARSA militants were buried in the area after being killed in August attack on security forces
Divisions within refugee community over repatriation policy fueling violence.
“They did not reject it.... They just think this is not the right time for the visit,” said Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi.
US deeply troubled by new reports of mass graves in Rakhine State, where the military has been accused of atrocities against minority Rohingya Muslims.