Humanitarian groups have criticized the plan to relocate refugees to Bhasan Char, as the island is vulnerable to frequent cyclones, with some saying it may even be inhabitable.
The government says thousands of Rohingya in northern Rakhine have been issued so-called green cards this year granting them partial citizenship, and that more will get them soon.
In the hours after an ARSA leader was killed, one Rohingya paramedic was shot dead while another was found suffering gunshot wounds in the nearby forest.
Refugees at Cox’s Bazar camp mistook documentary crew for traffickers when they stopped to give clothes to young girls
Nurul Alam had been involved in a number of arms robberies and murders in the Cox’s Bazar district since 2016.
The future for many, if not most, of them is not in Rakhine State. Rather, it is in the burgeoning cities of South and Southeast Asia, and for some in the West.
Jolie visited the refugee camps in Bangladesh ahead of a major U.N. fundraising drive. Bangladesh suggested the movie star organize a "mega event" in Hollywood as well.
With no sign of the crisis ending and the looming monsoon and cyclone season starting from May, aid workers at Cox’s Bazar are rushing to secure the camps for the long haul.
Special rapporteur Lee accuses security forces of intimidation campaign; sees little hope of return in near future
New restrictions on aid activities in the area affect pre-existing programs which had been giving vital healthcare, water, education and emergency services to those in need.
27 Rohingya and 7 accused traffickers detained in two incidents on the Yangon-Mandalay Highway and in Magwe Region
Hundreds of Rohingya families have left India for Bangladesh since seven Rohingya men were deported to Myanmar in October and a family of five were sent to Myanmar this month.
Victims believed to be two Arakanese and one Rohingya resident of Buthidaung
Judge not swayed by defense argument that prosecutors failed to prove the reporters endangered national security, says 7-year sentence appropriate
Bangladesh border police vow tighter security as rights groups slam Indian crackdown