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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 09, 2018
India extends support to Bangladesh for resolving Rohingya refugee crisis, repatriating displaced peopleIndia on Monday extended full support to Bangladesh's efforts for resolving the Rohingya refugee crisis, including early repatriation of the displaced people to Myanmar. Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said this following a meeting with his Bangladesh counterpart M Shahidul Haque on the second day of his three-day Dhaka tour.
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
Feb 14, 2018
Myanmar verifies 508 Hindus, 750 Muslims among first batch of refugees to be repatriated from BangladeshMyanmar has handed over to Dhaka a list of 508 Hindus and 750 Muslims, verified as its residents in the first batch of refugees to be repatriated from Bangladesh under the recent deal between the two governments, a top Myanmarese diplomat has informed the UN Security Council.