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UN official says Rohingya crisis has ‘hallmarks of genocide’

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled their villages into Bangladesh since the Myanmar military’s crackdown following Aug 25 attacks by Rohingya insurgents. The government of Myanmar has refused her entrance to the country.

Myanmar: Soldiers, villagers killed Rohingya in mass grave

Myanmar: Soldiers, villagers killed Rohingya in mass grave

The UN and other groups accuse the military of widespread atrocities against Rohingya, including killings, rapes and the burning of homes.

With no jobs, many Rohingya Muslims resort to ragpicking

Living in groups near Shaheen Bagh now, the families are dependent on their meagre savings for survival. Fearful that their savings might run out soon, many have turned to rag-picking.

Myanmar Rohingya refugees flee to India

From jail near Patiala, a trail to Thai border, Rohingya arms route

Thailand’s intelligence services had begun noticing the use of Rohingya refugees by jihadists as early as 2007, claiming they were being used as mercenaries by Islamist insurgents operating in the country’s conflict-torn southern provinces.

Myanmar Rohingya refugees flee to India

China urges others to avoid ‘complicating’ Rohingya conflict

Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed last month that some Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh could start returning on about January 21

US seeks dignified return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

Lashkar-e-Taiba’s charity wing reaches out to Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine

Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation volunteers, the organisation has said, “distributed millions in cash money and blankets among more than 300 besieged Rohingya Muslims”.

UN chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

The conservative ASEAN, which includes Myanmar and other countries critical of its handling of the Rohingya crisis like Malaysia, have refused to formally discuss the crisis as a bloc in a strongly critical manner.

Myanmar’s Aung Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine as Rohingya exodus in spate

Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, has faced heavy international criticism for not taking a higher profile in responding to what U.N. officials have called “ethnic cleansing” by the army.

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US lawmakers calls for ‘tangible actions’ against Myanmar’s military

The letter calls for “tangible actions against the Myanmarese government to end the violence, help the Myanmarese people, and make clear that there will be consequences for those who commit such atrocities against civilians.”

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Lawmakers urge US to craft targeted sanctions on Myanmar military

In a letter, a group of Republican and Democratic members of the House of Representatives called for “meaningful steps” against Myanmar’s military.

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Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

The UNHCR video shot on Monday shows thousands upon thousands of Rohingya Muslims trudging along a narrow strip of land alongside what appears to a rain-swollen creek in the Palong Khali area in southern Bangladesh.

Five dead, dozens missing as Rohingya boat sinks in Bangladesh

The boat was carrying around 50 people when it sank, Border Guard Bangladesh informed.

Get Myanmar refugees home, not to camps: Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan

Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said on Thursday that she had created a committee to oversee all international and local assistance in Rakhine.

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SC defers hearing on Rohingya deportation to November 21, but warns against emotional arguments

The latest development comes after the Union Home Ministry in July said illegal immigrants such as Rohingyas pose security challenges as they may be recruited by terror groups

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Myanmar violence a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya, says UN

The attacks against Rohingya in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state by security forces and Buddhist mobs were “coordinated and systematic,” with the intent of not only driving the population out of Myanmar but preventing them from returning, a UN report said.