Gulf Times - Rohingya
Myanmar faces genocide lawsuit at top UN court

Myanmar faces genocide lawsuit at top UN court

Myanmar faced accusations of genocide in a landmark lawsuit filed by Gambia at the UN's top court on Monday over the Southeast Asian nation's treatment of Rohingya Muslims

UN chief urges Myanmar to ensure 'safe' return of Rohingya

UN chief urges Myanmar to ensure 'safe' return of Rohingya

The UN chief on Sunday urged Myanmar to ensure the "safe" return of Rohingya refugees driven out by army operations, a plea made in front of Aung San Suu Kyi

Rohingya refugees agree move to Bangladesh island

Rohingya refugees agree move to Bangladesh island

Thousands of Rohingya living in Bangladesh refugee camps have agreed to move to an island in the Bay of Bengal, officials said Sunday, despite fears the site is prone to flooding.

WISH gives a voice to Rohingya refugee kids

WISH gives a voice to Rohingya refugee kids

Art as a therapy is a valuable tool in addressing mental health issues among children, particularly those in Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh ...

Bangladesh cuts mobile internet access in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh cuts mobile internet access in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh cut access to 3G and 4G internet in Rohingya camps Tuesday, in a further clampdown on communications among the refugees

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

Some 200,000 Rohingya rallied in a Bangladesh camp Sunday to mark two years since they fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar forces

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

UN agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar

The United Nations' refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit

United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar

One killed, thousands displaced in Rohingya camp landslides

One killed, thousands displaced in Rohingya camp landslides

Monsoon-triggered landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have killed one person and left more than 4,500 homeless, aid officials said Sunday.

International Criminal Court requests inquest into Rohingya crisis

International Criminal Court requests inquest into Rohingya crisis

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Thursday requested permission to investigate the persecution of Rohingya people in south-east Myanmar, a statement from the court said.

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign for their release.

Myanmar unrest hampers UN access to Rohingya villages: official

Myanmar unrest hampers UN access to Rohingya villages: official

New violence in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state has delayed a United Nations study on 1,000 villages abandoned by Muslim Rohingya, a top UN envoy said Friday.