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Jul 24, 2018
UN Security Council urges Myanmar to create conditions for safe return of Rohingya from BangladeshThe UN Security Council has urged Myanmar's government to step up efforts to create conditions that will allow Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent crackdown to safely return to the country from neighbouring Bangladesh.
Jul 02, 2018
World Bank, United Nations heads assure support to Bangladesh in managing Rohingya refugee crisisUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with World Bank President Jim Yong-kim at the beginning of his three-day visit in Dhaka even as he promised continued UN pressure on Myanmar and support to Dhaka in handling the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Jun 14, 2018
Quiet Eid for Rohingya refugees in Delhi after fire razes their homes and hopesThis was to have been an Eid that echoed the celebrations of a real home for Tabassum Khanum, one of more than 200 Rohingya Muslim refugees whose lives were upended once again, when a fire blazed through their shanty homes.
Jun 06, 2018
Rohingya crisis: UN-Myanmar pact could lead to return of 700,000 Rohingya; rights groups remain skepticUN agencies and Myanmar signed an agreement that could lead to the return of around 700,000 Rohingya who fled brutal persecution by Burmese security forces
May 28, 2018
Myanmar govt says some Rohingya refugees who had fled to Bangladesh have returned voluntarilyMyanmar says dozens of Rohingya Muslims who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh have returned voluntarily and will be sent to a transit centre pending resettlement.
May 25, 2018
US seeks credible investigation after report claims Rohingya militants killed Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine stateDeeply concerned over the Amnesty International report on the alleged killing of Hindu villagers by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the United States of America (US) said there was an urgent need for a credible and independent investigation into the human rights violations in Myanmar's restive Rakhine province.
May 03, 2018
Sushma Swaraj to pay two-day visit to Myanmar from 10 May; Rohingya issue to be discussedExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will pay a two-day visit to Myanmar from 10 May during which key bilateral and regional issues, including the situation in the Rakhine state from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims had fled following violence last year, are likely to be discussed.
Apr 04, 2018
Myanmar minister Win Myat Aye to visit Rohingya refugee camps in BangladeshA Myanmar minister will tour camps for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an official said on Wednesday, the first such visit since Myanmar's army drove nearly 7,00,000 members of the Muslim minority over the border.
Mar 12, 2018
Top UN expert says Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown 'bears hallmarks of genocide', government should be held accountableA top United Nations rights expert warned that the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya minority bears "the hallmarks of genocide" and insisted the government should be held accountable.
Mar 09, 2018
Buddhist refugees in Mizoram begin journey back to Myanmar, but unconfirmed tales of horror keep them on edgeAccording to sources, 996 out of the 1,484 refugees from Myanmar's Zhakai community, have already left from Mizoram and the rest are expected to leave the Indian state within this month