Security officials, residents tense in wake of reports from Bangladesh that militants may be planning to resume activity in Rakhine.
More than 200 people have been shot dead by police in Bangladesh since May in a crackdown on drug dealers that many see as a populist ploy ahead of the upcoming elections.
Bank’s Yangon office says Bangladesh newspaper report stems from “misunderstanding.”
Foreign Ministry criticizes statement’s failure to condemn ARSA, rejects ‘ethnic cleansing’ claim
In a letter, Trump also said those in Myanmar responsible for instigating the crisis must be held accountable, said a Bangladeshi official.
No one will be forcibly relocated to Bhasanchar island, official says; MSF preparing for ‘mass casualties’
The process of compiling and verifying the list of refugees to be sent back is incomplete, a senior Bangladesh official said.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said 750 Rohingya and 508 Hindu refugees in Bangladesh have been approved for repatriation and will make the trip home next week.
The pope will meet with refugees on Friday and his speeches will be watched closely for the use of the word “Rohinga.”
Few details released about Rohingya refugee deal as Bangladesh, Myanmar ink agreement
Secretary of State Tillerson’s move suggests Washington believes Myanmar Govt, Military at Odds over Rakhine
United Nations says trafficking networks already exist in southern Bangladesh’s sprawling camps.
Bangladeshi Embassy says Myanmar govt spokesperson is ‘ill-informed’ of the process.
Govt says will accept refugees from Bangladesh who fled Rakhine violence at two checkpoints.
The dire conditions faced by more than 600,000 Rohingya in squalid camps in Bangladesh after fleeing Myanmar Army clearance operations prompt US action.