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Rohingya village used as ‘battleground’ by Myanmar Military, Rakhine’s AA
By The Rohingya Post On Friday, September 23, at least four Rohingya have been injured in the clashes between Myanmar Military and Arakan Army (AA) in Thapet Daung (Harang Hali), Tha Peik Taung ...

Sep. 23, 2022

Muslim exodus continues in Arakan State
DMG Newsroom13 September 2022, Sittwe  Risking arrest and prosecution with potential imprisonment of up to five years, Muslims in Arakan State continue to attempt to leave Arakan State to work ...

Sep. 13, 2022

Stateless Rohingya continue to struggle for survival in Myanmar
Five years after 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh, and a decade after intercommunal violence rocked Rakhine State, those who remain live in a state of limbo.

Aug. 25, 2022

Over a Dozen of Rohingya Refugees Detained in Jammu-Kashmir On Allegation of Holding Fake UNHCR ...
Over a dozen Rohingya refugees in Jammu-Kashmir were reportedly detained by the Indian police on the allegation of holding fake documents of UNHCR since 17th April, 2022. At 11: 30 AM…

Apr. 21, 2022

6 Rohingya dead, hundreds flee after riot at Malaysian detention camp
KUALA LUMPUR: Six Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, including two children, have died after being hit by vehicles on a Malaysian highway as hundreds fled an immigration detention centre where a riot ...

Apr. 20, 2022

Children Separated From Mothers: Rohingyas in India Fear Detention, Deportation
Indefinite detention, deportation and lack of a domestic legislation are causing chaos in the precarious lives of the Rohingya who have have fled Myanmar's violence

Apr. 19, 2022

Bangladesh: New Restrictions on Rohingya Camps
Bangladesh authorities have, in recent months, intensified their restrictions on Rohingya refugees’ livelihoods, movement, and education, Human Rights Watch said today. Officials have arbitrarily ...

Apr. 05, 2022

Bangladesh: Officials Threaten Rohingya for Setting Up Schools
(Bangkok) – Bangladesh officials are threatening to confiscate Rohingya refugees’ identity documents and forcibly relocate them to a remote, flood-prone island if they violate an arbitrary ban on ...

Mar. 23, 2022

Biden administration rules Myanmar army committed genocide against Rohingya
The Biden administration has formally determined that violence committed against the Rohingya minority by Myanmar's military amounts to genocide and crimes against humanity, U.S. officials told ...

Mar. 21, 2022

Bhasan Char and Refugee ‘Warehousing’
Bangladesh’s relocation of Rohingya refugees has disturbing parallels to offshore detention of refugees elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region.

Feb. 08, 2022

Rights body urges Bangladesh not to force Rohingya to move to island
Relocation of stateless people to Bhasan Char being conducted on voluntary basis, says Dhaka

Jan. 31, 2022

Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camp fire leaves thousands homeless
Authorities say more than 5,000 people lose their homes after fire raced through shelters made of bamboo and tarpaulin.

Jan. 09, 2022

Bangladesh: End Restrictions and Protect Rohingya Refugees - Fortify Rights
U.N. human rights expert concludes visit to Bhasan Char and mainland refugee camps

Dec. 20, 2021

BROUK President’s testimony opens Rohingya genocide case in Argentina - Burmese Rohingya ...
Media Release From Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Tun Khin, the President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK, will testify in an Argentinian court this Thursday 16 December, marking the start ...

Dec. 15, 2021

Joint Statement: Rohingya Denounces ARSA
Joint Statement Rohingya Denounces ARSA Date: December 7, 2021

Dec. 7, 2021

Rohingya Activist Dedicates Herself to Healing Trauma and Supporting Women - Fortify Rights
Born in Myanmar and raised in Bangladesh, Razia Sultana is a human rights activist, researcher, and founder of the RW Welfare Society.

Dec. 7, 2021

Historic decision by Argentinian courts to take up genocide case against Myanmar - Burmese Rohingya ...
Media Release from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK The Argentinian judiciary has taken the historic step to open a court case against the Myanmar military – including Min Aung Hlaing and much of ...

Nov. 28, 2021

Argentina: Prosecute Crimes Against Rohingya in Myanmar - Fortify Rights
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Fortify Rights submit amicus curiae to Federal Court in Argentina

Oct. 1, 2021

The evidence is clear: The US must recognize genocide in Myanmar
It’s been four long years since the Myanmar military’s most egregious attack on the Rohingya people, and it’s time for the U.S. government to finally recognize those crimes for what they are: ...

Sep. 22, 2021

Bangladesh: Investigate killing of prominent Rohingya activist Mohib Ullah
Amnesty International calls on Bangladeshi authorities and UN Refugee Agency to ensure safety in camps following shooting of leading activist

Sep. 29, 2021

Police detain 19 Rohingyas in Chittagong
They had run away from Bhashan Char to go to the Rohingya camp in Teknaf

Sep. 8, 2021

Rohingya Refugee Children Are Being Denied an Education
The only education accessible to children in the world’s largest refugee settlement is provided by a network of unsupported community-based Rohingya schools.

Sep. 3, 2021

Over 40 Rohingya missing or dead from capsized boat off Bhasan Char, Bangladesh
By Mohamed Rafique, The Rohingya Post Cox’s Bazar: Over 40 Rohingya refugees have been reportedly missing after a boat carrying at least 60 Rohingya capsized off Bhasan Char at 1:00 AM local time ...

Aug. 14, 2021

Rohingya refugees receive first COVID vaccinations in Bangladesh
More than 4,000 Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar refugee camps in Bangladesh have received their first COVID-19 vaccine shots, as part of a national inoculation drive to curb the spread of the ...

Aug. 11, 2021

Bangladesh: Rohingya photographers document deadly camp floods
The Norwegian Refugee Council asked two Rohingya photographers to document the flood’s aftermath. This is what they saw.

Aug. 3, 2021

At least six Rohingya refugees killed as floods hit camps in Bangladesh | Global development | The ...
Shelters swept away as activists say people stuck in Cox’s Bazar are highly vulnerable to the ‘rapidly changing climate’

Jul. 29, 2021

Rohingya Camp Fire Aftermath: No Decent Living Condition, Harassment Continues
On 12 June, a Rohingya refugee camp in Delhi was burnt down to the ground, impacting 53 families.

Jul. 15, 2021

Rohingya wary as Myanmar’s anti-junta resistance reaches out
The NUG invited the Rohingya to ‘join hands’ to end military rule, promising to repatriate those who fled to Bangladesh in 2017. A shadow government is breaking taboos in Buddhist-majority ...

Jul. 12, 2021

Jun. 19, 2021

Bangladesh defends use of fences after deadly Rohingya camp fire
Humanitarian agencies call for the removal of barbed wire fences, Bangladeshi officials deny they trapped the refugees.

Mar. 24, 2021

'Devastating' fire at Rohingya camp in Bangladesh kills 15, leaves 400 missing - UN
At least 15 people have been killed in a massive fire that ripped through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, while at least 400 remain missing, the U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday.

Mar. 23, 2021

UN team visits remote Bangladesh island where Rohingya relocated
Delegation on three-day visit to Bhasan Char island in Bay of Bengal where Bangladesh moved more than 13,000 refugees.

Mar. 17, 2021

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Feb. 23, 2021
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Opinion | Where Do the Rohingya Go After the Coup in Myanmar?
In the countrywide protests against the coup, nobody is talking about the future of the persecuted Rohingya minority.

Feb. 18, 2021

After a decade of change in Myanmar, fear of the past drives anti-coup protests
A communications blackout, the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi without word, wild rumours fed by a paucity of information.

Feb. 07, 2021

Myanmar military seizes power, detains elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar's military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her National ...

Feb. 01, 2021

Rohingya Woman Challenges Gender Discrimination in Education - Fortify Rights
“Saima”—not her real name—founded an education program for refugee women and girls through two informal home-based education programs.

Jan. 24, 2021

Access to education can help Rohingya children overcome the decades of marginalization faced by the ...
With education comes the awareness about rights that the Rohingya community has been denied for decades.

Jan. 24, 2021

Declaration by the Diverse and United Communities of Arakan
Declaration by the Diverse and United Communities of Arakan January 18, 2021   Participants from Rakhine, Muslim (Rohingya), and other minority communities have held a series of meetings since ...

Jan. 18, 2021

For Young Rohingya Brides, Marriage Means a Perilous, Deadly Crossing
Girls and young women from refugee camps in Bangladesh, promised to men they have never met, are undertaking the dangerous journey to Malaysia to join them.

Jan. 14, 2021

Bangladesh ships Rohingya refugees to remote island despite outcry
Bangladesh naval vessels carried about 1,600 Rohingya refugees to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal on Friday despite complaints by refugees and rights groups that some were being coerced.

Dec. 4, 2020

‘Kill All You See’: In a First, Myanmar Soldiers Tell of Rohingya Slaughter
Video testimony from two soldiers supports widespread accusations that Myanmar’s military tried to eradicate the ethnic minority in a genocidal campaign.

Dec. 4, 2020

Bangladesh: Halt relocation of Rohingya refugees to remote island
In response to the relocation of hundreds of Rohingya refugees to the Bhashan Char, a remote island in the Bay of Bengal, Amnesty International’s South Asia Campaigner, Saad Hammadi, said

Dec. 3, 2020

Photo essay: Rohingya refugee camp
My name is Abdullah. I am 26 years old and a Rohingya.  I live in one of the world’s largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, but I was born in Maungdaw Township, Rakhine state, Myanmar. As a Rohi…

Nov. 7, 2020

Sexual Violence, Trauma, and Neglect: Observations of Health Care Providers Treating Rohingya ...
Executive Summary In August 2017, the armed forces of Myanmar (Tatmadaw) unleashed a campaign of widespread and systematic attacks on the country’s Rohingya communities, escalating previous ...

Oct. 22, 2020

First person: Why we Rohingya refugees risk our lives at sea
Hundreds of Rohingya have been cast adrift and left to die on the open seas. This is why refugees like me risk our lives.

May. 1, 2020

Life in the camps: A Rohingya speaks out
Rohingya people have been suffering the impacts of discrimination, racial hatred and state violence for many decades, enduring both physical and mental abuses. We have been marginalized by the gove…

Mar. 2, 2020