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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.

Malaysia says 200 Rohingya migrants still at sea after latest arrival

Malaysia says 200 Rohingya migrants still at sea after latest arrival

Malaysian authorities on Monday were on the lookout for boats believed to be carrying up to 200 Rohingya after dozens of migrants were found near a beach in the country's north.

QRCS, KRCS provide shelters to Rohingya in Bangladesh

QRCS, KRCS provide shelters to Rohingya in Bangladesh

A joint high-profile delegation from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) visited Bangladesh to review humanitarian operations and opened newly-built shelters for Rohingya refugees.

UN launches 2019 Joint Response Plan for Rohingya humanitarian crisis

UN launches 2019 Joint Response Plan for Rohingya humanitarian crisis

The United Nations aid agencies and NGO partners launched the 2019 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis.

UN seeks $920 million aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

UN seeks $920 million aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The United Nations on Friday called for $920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya taking shelter in Bangladesh after bloodshed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.

Thirty Rohingya refugees rescued from traffickers in Bangladesh

Thirty Rohingya refugees rescued from traffickers in Bangladesh

Thirty Rohingya refugees were rescued from being trafficked to Malaysia in two separate incidents on Thursday night and Friday morning in the city of Cox's Bazar, officials said on Friday.

Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camps in Bangladesh ahead of funding appeal

Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camps in Bangladesh ahead of funding appeal

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on Monday visited the world's largest refugee settlement, home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslims, in a bid to put their plight back in the headlines ahead of a United Nations $920 million funding appeal.

Myanmar army chief must be prosecuted for Rohingya "genocide": UN

Myanmar army chief must be prosecuted for Rohingya "genocide": UN

Myanmar's army chief should be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, a UN human rights investigator said, adding that holding perpetrators to account for crimes was necessary before refugees who fled the country could return.

Rohingya migrant boat lands in Indonesia: official

Rohingya migrant boat lands in Indonesia: official

A boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingya migrants landed in Indonesia Tuesday, authorities said, the latest group of the vulnerable Myanmar minority to reach the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.

Bangladesh must halt plans to return Rohingya to Myanmar: UN

Bangladesh must halt plans to return Rohingya to Myanmar: UN

The UN rights chief on Tuesday urged Bangladesh to halt plans to repatriate more than 2,200 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, amid reports of continued violations against the minority.

Myanmar may lose EU trade privileges over Rohingya abuse

Myanmar may lose EU trade privileges over Rohingya abuse

The European Union warned Mynamar on Friday it could lose trade privileges over its "blatant violation of human rights", as the international backlash over the Rohingya crisis grows.