Australia slaps sanctions on Myanmar army generals over violence against Rohingya

Sydney | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

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.

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Rohingyas urge India to create conditions conducive for their return

Hyderabad |Monday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST

Rohingya refugees living here have appealed to the Indian government to mount pressure on Myanmar to create conditions conducive for their safe return.

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Mahmood Ali: 8000 Rohingyas to return to Myanmar

Dhaka | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST

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

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Young Rohingya girls vulnerable to human trafficking

United Nations | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST

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

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