(RNS) — A unanimous ruling by the International Court of Justice demanded that the Myanmar government prevent any genocidal acts and preserve all evidence of state-led atrocities against the Rohingya minority, including murder, torture, rape and arson.
(The Conversation) — The boy’s eyes lit up when he talked about his dream of becoming a doctor. Seven-year-old “Mohammad” – not his real name – is a Rohingya Muslim ...
(RNS) — When the Bangladesh government prepared to return 2,000 Muslim refugees to Myanmar, Hindu Rohingya were hopeful they would be sent back, too. But no one came for them.
COX'S BAZAAR, Bangladesh (RNS) — 'Once we see that our relatives in Myanmar have gotten full citizenship rights and treated humanely, no one will have to force us to go back,' explained one refugee.
GAUHATI, India (AP) — They were arrested in 2012 for entering India illegally and have been held in prison since then.
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — One year later, despite months of discussions among Myanmar, Bangladesh, the United Nations and a string of aid agencies, there are few signs that the Rohingya can go home anytime soon.
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — The events of the past year have made for a poignant Eid al-Adha.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The government refuses to recognize the Rohingya as a legitimate native ethnic minority. Most Rohingya are denied citizenship and other rights.
UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 10 months have passed since Myanmar's security forces launched a sweeping campaign of rape and other brutalities against the Rohingya, and the babies conceived during those assaults have been born.
(RNS) — Facebook knows it needs to do more to combat hate speech against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
(The Conversation) — Myanmar is still not safe for the return of its estimated 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees, who fled to Bangladesh in 2017 to escape an ongoing state-sponsored military campaign and persecution from Buddhist neighbors.
(AP) — A Rohingya Muslim man among a group of 76 rescued in a wooden boat in Indonesian waters says they were at sea for nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia.
(RNS) — Today, ultranationalist Buddhist monks stand behind the military and urge them on, sometimes participating in the violence themselves.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Rohingya in Yangon describe a sense of rising persecution and hatred, of vanishing freedoms and opportunities, of Buddhist neighbors and friends suddenly more willing to publicly express sympathies with the military's destruction of Rohingya villages in Rakhine.
BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) — The graves are the newest piece of evidence for what looks increasingly like a genocide in Myanmar's western Rakhine state against the Rohingya, a long-persecuted ethnic Muslim minority in the predominantly Buddhist country.