6,700 Rohingya killed in first month of Myanmar violence: MSF
At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday.
Rohingya refugee crisis a 'grave security risk' ICG warns
Prolonged displacement of Rohingya refugees in squalid Bangladeshi camps poses a "grave security risk", conflict analysts ICG warned Thursday, raising the spectre of militants recruiting among the displaced and launching cross-border attacks on Myanmar.
Myanmar social media anger after Pope uses 'Rohingya' word
Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days earlier he chose not to publicly air their plight.
Pope calls refugees 'Rohingya' after emotional meeting in Dhaka
Pope Francis referred to refugees who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh as "Rohingya" on Friday, using a politically sensitive name for the persecuted minority for the first time on an Asia tour dominated by their plight after meeting some of them in Dhaka.
Bangladesh approves controversial Rohingya island
Bangladesh approved a controversial $280 million project to transform a desolate island off its southern coast into a temporary camp for 100,000 Rohingya refugees on Tuesday, despite warnings the site is uninhabitable.
Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar despite repatriation deal
Rohingya are still fleeing into Bangladesh even after an agreement was signed with Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of the Muslim minority displaced along the border, officials said Monday.
Rohingya to stay in temporary shelters after Myanmar return
Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar following a Bangladesh-Myanmar repatriation agreement will initially have to live in temporary shelters or camps, Dhaka said Saturday.
Myanmar not yet safe for Rohingya refugee return, says UN
Conditions for Rohingya refugees to safely return to Myanmar from Bangladesh are not in place, the UN said Friday, a day after the two countries announced repatriation would begin in two months.