Calls for Myanmar to release convicted journalists
That's the stark warning from the United Nations. It's exactly one year ago when 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, fleeing a brutal crackdown by the military
Rohingya refugees in the sprawling refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar this celebrated the four-day Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
A boat carrying 76 Rohingya refugees fleeing persecution in Myanmar has arrived in Indonesia. Rights group fear more members of the Muslim minority will attempt the dangerous sea-crossing.
Myanmar says it has repatriated the first family of refugees from its mainly Muslim Rohingya minority, after some 700,000 fled to Bangladesh to escape a military crackdown
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to talk human rights with embattled Myanmar leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who has faced widespread condemnation for the treatment of Rohingya Muslims.
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, also urged Myanmar’s government to allow monitors into the country. His call was backed in an interview with Euronews by Andrew Gilmour, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
In a global assessment the UN's human rights high commissioner runs the rule over Syria, Myanmar and the United States
The assessment by the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights comes more than six months after insurgent attacks sparked a security response by Myanmar that has driven nearly 700,000 people into Bangladesh.
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The UK"s foreign secretary and Myanmar's de facto leader meet to discuss the Rohingya crisis which has displaced nearly 700,000 people
More than five mass graves reportedly found in a village in Myanmar following an investigation by the Associated Press news agency.
The journalists had been arrested in connection with reporting on the situation in Rakhine state, where 688,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled an army crackdown on insurgents since late August, according to estimates by the United Nations.
The UN warns 'major challenges' must be overcome as Myanmar and Bangladesh announce a two-year plan to repatriate Rohingya Muslims.
A senior UN official tells the Security Council of reports of horrific sexual violence against Rohingya minority in Myanmar and calls on the Council to visit the region. Myanmar says claims of crimes against humanity are unsubstantiated.
Pope Francis visited a home for the outcast, destitute and orphaned in Bangladesh before meeting with muslim refugees from Myanmar, when he finally used the term "Rohingya".
Pope Francis had an emotional meeting with Muslim refugees from Myanmar in Bangladesh, using the word Rohingya to describe them for the first time on his Asia trip