At least 15 Rohingya refugees were killed, 73 were rescued and many more were missing early Tuesday after a fishing boat capsized en route to Malaysia from Cox’s Bazar.
Bangladeshi police shot and killed a Rohingya refugee suspected of robbery hours after an early shooting in Nayapara Camp left a dozen Rohingya wounded.
Indian, Bangladeshi governments say they are in negotiations to bring citizens home from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the worsening coronavirus outbreak.
The Irrawaddy publishes highlights of a summary, issued by the President’s Office, of the still-unreleased Independent Commission of Enquiry report.
In a blow to State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the International Court of Justice has approved provisional measures to protect the Rohingya.
Making her final trip to the region as the UN rapporteur on rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee has called on China and Russia to seek accountability for the Rohingya crisis.
If India wants to secure its place as a regional power in the Indo-Pacific, a stable and autonomous Myanmar is very much in its interest.
The Bangladeshi army is building a $24.6-million fence along Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar to ‘protect the Rohingya… aid workers and other Bangladeshi officials.’
Landmines, drug smuggling, armed groups and Rohingya on the agenda as Myanmar, Bangladesh officials discuss border security in Dhaka.
The Border Guard Bangladesh force is deploying missile systems and gunboats to St. Martin’s Island, just off the coast of Cox’s Bazar and Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
The military says it has seized 173 ‘Bengali’ refugees in a vessel sailing through Myanmar’s waters on its way to Malaysia.
Myanmar is unique in that it plays a role in both of New Delhi’s two major foreign policy initiatives—‘Act East’ and ‘Neighborhood First’—says Ambassador Saurabh Kuma
Lawyers for The Gambia say the same generals who are accused of genocide cannot be trusted to prosecute their soldiers for crimes against the Rohingya.
Washington imposes sanctions against Myanmar military chief Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, Vice Sen-Gen Soe Win and two other generals for treatment of Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar’s deputy commander-in-chief told a Bangladeshi general on a visit to Myanmar that the country is ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees.