Rohingya Fearful of Forcible Repatriation to Myanmar

Some have said they are considering taking their own lives to avoid being sent back to Rakhine state

Dozens of Rohingya flee camps by boat, reviving memories of 2015 tragedy

More than 700,000 Rohingya, members of a persecuted Muslim minority, fled Rakhine following an army-led crackdown in August last year

Rohingya crisis, Suu Kyi under the microscope at Southeast Asia summit

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is due to attend the Nov. 11-15 Singapore meeting, and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, a doyen of the group, has served notice he has lost faith in the Nobel peace laureate because of the Rohingya issue. "We have made it quite clear we don't really

UN expert urges Bangladesh, Myanmar govt to halt rushed plans for repatriation. A United Nations human rights expert has implored Bangladesh to shelve “rushed plans” to repatriate Rohingya refugees back across the border into Myanmar’s Rakhine State for fear that without safety guarantees from the Burmese Government, persecution and horrific violence could begin all over again.“Not only did the Rohingya face horrific violence at the hands of security forces in 2016 and 2017 with no accountability, but they have also been subjected to decades-long systematic discrimination and persecution in Myanmar,” Yanghee Lee, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar said on Tuesday.

Too Soon to Send Rohingya Back to Myanmar: UN Rights Envoy

The UN urged Bangladesh to drop plans to start repatriating Rohingya refugees to Rakhine state this month, warning they would face a "high risk of persecution.”

Bangladesh summons Myanmar envoy over border live fire incident

BD rescues 33 ‘Malaysia-bound’ Rohingya

DHAKA - Bangladesh’s coast guard rescued 33 Rohingya and detained six alleged human traffickers from a fishing trawler headed for Malaysia in the Bay of Bengal, an

Rohingya Leaders Appeal to US Diplomats to Put Pressure on Myanmar For Basic Rights

A US deputy assistant secretary of state promises to raise the issue with officials in Naypyidaw.

Halt ‘rushed plans’ to return Rohingyas to Myanmar, pleads UN expert fearing repeated abuses

A United Nations human rights expert has implored Bangladesh to shelve “rushed plans” to repatriate Rohingya refugees back across the border into Myanmar’s Rakhine State for fear that without safety guarantees from the Burmese Government, persecution and horrific violence could begin all over again.

Dhaka tries to withstand int’l pressure against Rohingya repatriation Dhaka tries to withstand int’l pressure against Rohingya repatriation

In the lead up to a probable beginning of the repatriation of Rohingyas, Bangladesh is facing pressure from the international community not to make the persecuted people return to Rakhine as the condition there is still not favourable and safe, government officials told The Independent yesterday. Dhaka…