Evicted from police housing and with no income, Daw Tu asks top political leaders to intervene.
After a visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, Myanmar said its neighbor failed to distribute the repatriation application forms it had agreed to.
Army chief cites the sentencing of seven soldiers for a massacre of Rohingya Muslim men that was the subject of a Reuters investigation as an example.
The recent arrests of eight Rohingya near the Myanmar border suspected of human trafficking are a reminder that those who have fled Rakhine State remain far from safe.
News originated on Myanmar National TV; govt confirms report is false.
Basic questions about the island’s habitability remain unanswered.
PM Hasina says Bangladesh submitted the names of 8,000 Rohingya families for repatriation to Myanmar, but that Myanmar so far refuses to take them back.
"You must come with me," Abdu Shakur told his wife. "If we stay here, they'll kill us all."
U Win Myat Aye told the Rohingya to set aside the past and prepare to "go back to your own residences," promising new villages would be built with hospitals and schools.
The UN refugee agency is set to sign an MoU with Bangladesh laying out a framework for the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, an agency spokesman said.
The army said seven soldiers have been sentenced to "10 years in prison with hard labor in a remote area" for participating in a massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in September.
U Win Myat Aye vows to set the record straight; will to discuss delayed repatriation with counterparts
The Rakhine State Parliament on Friday approved a proposal to urge the union government not to resettle non-citizen Muslim refugees in southern Maungdaw Township.
"From what I've seen and heard from people ... conditions are not conducive to return," said Ursula Mueller.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry confirms that the government will let the UN Security Council visit Rakhine State, but the particulars are yet to be worked out.