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World - International
8/16/2022 2:13:13 PM
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Tuesday implored the United Nations rights chief for protection after recent murders that have again left members of the stateless minority fearful for their safety.

World - International
5/24/2022 10:45:03 PM
At least 16 people from Myanmar's Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were traveling on to seek refuge in another country, officials and a recovery team member said Tuesday.

World - International
3/21/2022 1:03:06 PM
The Biden administration intends to declare that Myanmar's years-long repression of the Rohingya Muslim population is a ``genocide,`` US officials said Sunday.

World - International
2/21/2022 1:56:29 PM
Myanmar's shadow civilian administration called on the United Nations' top court Monday not to allow the country's military rulers to represent the Southeast Asian nation at hearings into a case accusing the country of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority.

World - International
12/30/2021 9:25:03 PM
A group of 120 Rohingya Muslims disembarked from a boat that had drifted for days off Indonesia's northernmost province of Aceh and was towed by a navy ship into port, officials said Friday.

World - International
12/29/2021 11:50:42 AM
Indonesian authorities said Wednesday they will push a boat containing 120 Rohingya Muslims back to international waters despite calls from the United Nations refugee agency to allow the passengers to disembark after being adrift for days off the country's northernmost province of Aceh.

World - International
11/1/2021 9:50:59 AM
Bangladesh police have arrested 172 Rohingya in recent weeks after a crackdown sparked by the brutal murder of a prominent community leader, the force said Monday.

World - International
8/15/2021 1:00:00 PM
The refugees were apparently trying to flee a remote Bangladeshi island

World - International
8/14/2021 7:37:29 PM
Nearly 20,000 Rohingya have been relocated to Bhashan Char island, which takes the full force of cyclones that roar across the Bay of Bengal each year

World - International
8/10/2021 9:10:00 AM
Health officials say 2,600 Covid-19 cases and 29 deaths have been recorded in the camps housing some 850,000 Rohingya but many experts say this is likely a gross underestimate

World - International
7/12/2021 5:27:53 PM
The text itself calls for a 'constructive and peaceful dialogue and reconciliation, in accordance with the will and interests of the people of Myanmar, including Rohingya Muslims and other ethnic minorities'

World - International
6/3/2021 4:58:03 PM
Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military overthrew democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) government in a February 1 coup

World - International
3/25/2021 8:27:11 PM
Thursday's actions were the most significant by far against the business interests of Myanmar's military, which range from beer and cigarettes to telecommunications, tires, mining and real estate

World - International
3/7/2021 3:14:21 PM
More than 1 million Rohingya have fled waves of violent persecution in their native Myanmar and are currently mainly living in overcrowded, squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh

World - International
2/22/2021 9:31:13 AM
The agency said it understood some passengers had died, with fatalities rising over the weekend on a boat it said had left the coastal district of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh about 10 days ago

World - International
2/13/2021 9:36:19 AM
'Under a democratic government, we had a little hope we could go back to our old home,' said a 27-year-old, who asked not to be named, from a camp near the city of Sittwe

World - International
2/11/2021 1:03:18 PM
President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was issuing an executive order that will prevent Myanmar's generals from accessing $1 billion in assets in the United States, and promised more measures

World - International
2/4/2021 10:43:08 AM
Opposition to the junta has emerged very strongly on Facebook, which is the country’s main internet platform and underpins communications for business and government. Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging was also blocked

World - International
2/1/2021 1:24:55 PM
Myanmar's army said it had detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy (NLD) party had won a landslide in a ballot in November that the military disputed

World - International
2/1/2021 11:16:58 AM
Mainly-Muslim Bangladesh has sheltered 1 million Rohingya who had fled violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where most of them are denied citizenship

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