Security officials, residents tense in wake of reports from Bangladesh that militants may be planning to resume activity in Rakhine.
Myanmar claims that Bangladesh has agreed to stop labeling the IDs it has been issuing Rohingya refugees "Myanmar National's Registration Card."
State Counselor’s Office accuses ICC of ‘bad faith’, procedural irregularities; cites ongoing commission of inquiry
The group will visit Rakhine State in August to assess whether conditions are suitable for the safe return of Rohingya refugees, a Bangladeshi official said.
Comprising two local and two international members, the commission is tasked with investigating rights abuses in Rakhine State following August's ARSA attacks.
The children were killed in landslides near Cox's Bazar and Ramu, a senior government official said. Three more people were injured and 1,000 were evacuated.
Bangladesh says it is now working with the UN to register the refugees by household to help with repatriation and will have a new list of 15,000 volunteers ready by month's end.
"The documents found in my hands were given by Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin to set us up and arrest us," Wa Lone told the court.
The project aims to restore trust among communities and spur development.
The UN is preparing to send teams of experts into Rakhine State to begin work aimed at eventually repatriating Rohingya Muslims who fled violence last year.
The refugees are being told that their only “choice” is “voluntary” return to Myanmar. In fact, there are other solutions.
Surprise action follows detention of three Arakan activists
Bangladesh is deploying thousands of extra police to Rohingya refugee camps after a series of mostly unexplained killings.
Bank’s Yangon office says Bangladesh newspaper report stems from “misunderstanding.”
If evidence points to UN, an official complaint will be lodged, spokesman says