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rohingya villages razed despite refugee deal: hrw


human rights watch releases images showing damage in 40 villages in period after refugee resettlement plan was signed.






nearly 50,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar


rohingya villages are being razed in rakhine state as the myanmar government steps up nationalist rhetoric.






nearly 50,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar


villages are being razed in rakhine state bordering bangladesh as the myanmar government steps up nationalist rhetoric.






rohingya women methodically raped by myanmar's armed forces


the use of rape by myanmar's armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, the associated press found in interviews with rohingya muslim women and girls now in bangladesh. they were interviewed separately, come from a variety of villages in myanmar and now live spread across several refugee camps...






rights group reports more destruction of rohingya villages


satellite imagery shows that rohingya villages in myanmar continued to be destroyed even as myanmar and bangladesh signed an agreement last month to return refugees from the ethnic muslim minority who had fled their country amid violence, human rights watch said monday.






in the footsteps of a rohingya refugee - in 360 degrees


follow the rohingya on their arduous escape from massacres at hands of the myanmar army to refugee camps in bangladesh.






in the footsteps of a rohingya refugee - in 360 degrees


follow the rohingya on their arduous escape from massacres at the hands of myanmar's army to refugee camps in bangladesh






vr tour: in the footsteps of a rohingya refugee


follow the rohingya on their arduous escape from massacres at hands of the myanmar army to refugee camps in bangladesh.






21 rohingya women recount rape by myanmar armed forces


the use of rape by myanmar's armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, the associated press found in interviews with rohingya muslim women and girls now in bangladesh. they were interviewed separately, come from a variety of villages in myanmar and now live spread across several refugee camps...






un: we lack the resources to handle the rohingya crisis


un official says there are consistent reports of rohingya homes and villages being burned down by security forces.






un refugee head calls for citizenship for myanmar's rohingya


the u.n.'s top official for refugee affairs says granting citizenship to members of myanmar's muslim rohingya minority is crucial for achieving peace in the country's western state of rakhine, but economic development is also necessary.






rights group reports more destruction of rohingya villages


bangkok (ap) — satellite imagery shows that rohingya villages in myanmar continued to be destroyed even as myanmar and bangladesh signed an agreement last month to return refugees from the ethnic muslim minority who had fled their country amid violence, human rights watch said monday. the new york-based rights group said buildings were destroyed in […]






ap investigation: rape of rohingya sweeping, methodical


ukhia, bangladesh (ap) — the newlyweds were asleep in their home in western myanmar in june when seven soldiers charged in. the woman, a rohingya muslim who agreed to be identified by her first initial, f, knew enough to be terrified. she knew the military had been attacking rohingya villages, as part of what the […]






suu kyi says most rohingya muslim villages not affected by violence in myanmar,


naypyidaw, myanmar (ap) — suu kyi says most rohingya muslim villages not affected by violence in myanmar, invites diplomats to visit them.






defending myanmar, suu kyi says most rohingya villages calm


after a mass exodus of rohingya muslims sparked allegations of ethnic cleansing, myanmar leader aung san suu kyi said tuesday her country does not fear international scrutiny.






what's myanmar government doing to end rohingya crisis?


the un's refugee agency says at least 164,000 rohingya have fled into bangladesh over the past few weeks.






'no pictures, no words can explain rohingya plight'


how two al jazeera journalists experienced the rohingya refugee crisis in bangladesh.






the latest: fires still burning rohingya villages in myanmar


the latest on rohingya muslims fleeing violence in myanmar to neighboring bangladesh (all times local):






un refugee agency alarmed over attack on rohingya refugees


the un refugee agency said wednesday that it is alarmed by a mob attack on rohingya muslim refugees in sri lanka as senior government officials called for stern legal action against the perpetrators that included buddhist monks.






al jazeera releases virtual reality project on rohingya


'i am rohingya' follows the journey of a young woman from her home in myanmar to a refugee camp in bangladesh.






u.n. refugee agency says 123,000 rohingya refugees have entered bangladesh since


bangkok (ap) — u.n. refugee agency says 123,000 rohingya refugees have entered bangladesh since aug. 25.






un official: global community must step up rohingya aid


the united nations high commissioner for refugees said sunday that the exodus of rohingya muslims from myanmar to bangladesh is "the most urgent refugee emergency in the world" right now.






torched villages, dead civilians, squalid refugee camps: myanmar’s rakhine state


a crisis is unfolding in western myanmar. since friday, at least 18,500 rohingya, a muslim minority in the country’s conflict-ridden rakhine state, have fled a surge of violence by crossing into bangladesh, according to the international organization for migration. “there are probably thousands”...






pope, translator cite "rohingya" repeatedly after silence


pope francis is making up for his silence about the rohingya refugee crisis while in myanmar: during his general audience wednesday, francis or his translator cited the "rohingya" by name at least a half-dozen times, in a variety of languages.






rohingya refugee numbers in bangladesh surge to 270,000


influx of rohingya muslim crossing the border into bangladesh due to increase in violence since august 25.






midwives offer lifeline to pregnant rohingya


trained nurses have come to aid of 24,000 pregnant and lactating rohingya women staying in bangladesh's refugee camps.






midwives offer lifeline to pregnant rohingya


trained nurses have come to aid of 24,000 pregnant and lactating rohingya women staying in bangladesh refugee camps.






unhcr reports surge in rohingya refugees, now 270,000


the u.n. refugee agency is reporting a surge in the number of rohingya muslims who have crossed into bangladesh from myanmar, with an estimated 270,000 arriving in the last two weeks.






the latest: food stocks dwindle in rohingya refugee camps


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):






‘i have lost everything’: fleeing rohingya muslims watch as homes burn in myanma


amnesty international said it has evidence of an 'orchestrated campaign of systematic burnings' by myanmar security forces targeting dozens of rohingya villages






un refugee agency alarmed over attack on rohingya refugees


colombo, sri lanka (ap) — the un refugee agency said wednesday that it is alarmed by a mob attack on rohingya muslim refugees in sri lanka as senior government officials called for stern legal action against the perpetrators that included buddhist monks. the reaction of the united nations high commissioner for refugees came a day […]






bangladesh leader visits rohingya refugees, assures help


the bangladeshi prime minister on tuesday visited a struggling refugee camp that has absorbed some of the hundreds of thousands of rohingya who fled recent violence in myanmar — a crisis she said left her speechless.






pope, translator cite “rohingya” repeatedly after silence


vatican city (ap) — pope francis is making up for his silence about the rohingya refugee crisis while in myanmar: during his general audience wednesday, francis or his translator cited the “rohingya” by name at least a half-dozen times, in a variety of languages. francis had refrained from mentioning “rohingya” while in myanmar, at the […]






“blood flowed in the streets”: refugees from one rohingya village recount days o


the myanmar military's "clearance operation" in the maung nu hamlet and dozens of other villages populated by the country's ethnic rohingya minority triggered an exodus of an estimated 400,000 refugees into bangladesh, an episode the united nations human rights chief has called "ethnic cleansing."






the brief: rohingya drown, fgm, trump's wall, raqqa


raqqa push, more misery as a rohingya refugee boat capsizes, trump speeds up immigration plan, and a new film on fgm.