Australia's government on Tuesday unveiled sanctions against five officers in Myanmar's powerful military who are accused of overseeing barbaric violence against members of the Rohingya ethnic group.
Rohingya refugees living here have appealed to the Indian government to mount pressure on Myanmar to create conditions conducive for their safe return.
Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed hope that the first batch of 8,000 Rohingyas would be able to return safely to Myanmar's Rakhine state soon. The Dailystar.net reports that h
More than a year into the crisis in Cox's Bazar, the number of Rohingya refugees has reached nearly one million, with young girls in Bangladesh refugee camps sold into forced labour accounting for the