Bangladesh

Why did a retired diplomat go missing in Bangladesh?

Case of Maroof Zaman, whose whereabouts are unknown, underscores a worrying phenomenon of 'enforced disappearances'.

'Enforced disappearance' suspected in Bangladesh

Rohingya

UN: Myanmar may be guilty of genocide against Rohingya

UN rights chief says Myanmar military's abuses against the Rohingya may 'contain elements of genocide'.

UN: Myanmar may be guilty of genocide against Rohingya

Asia

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees are being trained to save lives

Many refugees aren't able to travel the significant distances from their camps to medical facilities, so an Australian organisation is training some Rohingya to provide basic medical services to their fellow refugees.

Rohingya

Rohingya women sold as sex slaves in Bangladesh

Girls as young as 13 abducted by traffickers as aid agencies raise concerns over the safety of women in refugee camps.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis wraps up his Asia tour

Pope Francis has wrapped up his Asian tour and is on his way back to the Vatican.

Bangladesh

Pope Francis meets Rohingya refugees

Pope Francis has met Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh who fled Myanmar's military crackdown in Rakhine State.

Rohingya

Pope utters the word 'Rohingya' after criticism

Francis meets Rohingya refugees in Dhaka after coming under fire for failing to mention them in a speech in Myanmar.

Pope Francis utters the word 'Rohingya' after criticism

Bangladesh

Bangladesh mutiny verdict: Was the trial fair?

High Court upholds death for 139 soldiers but activists and families of those convicted say the trial was not impartial.

Bangladesh mutiny case: 139 soldiers to face gallows

Asia

Rohingya crisis: Cracks in repatriation process

After decades of shifting levels of recognition by the Myanmar government, Rohingya refugees are being issued yet another form of identification by the government of Bangladesh before they are allowed to return home and many Rohingya are wary.

Rohingya

Rohingya return to Myanmar 'puts them in tiger's grasp'

Myanmar cannot guarantee safety of Rohingya refugees, Bangladeshi politician and rights group says.

Rohingya return to Myanmar 'puts them in tiger's grasp'

Rohingya

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

The pontiff who has earlier spoken against military atrocities is under pressure not to use the word Rohingya.

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis

Rohingya crisis looms as Pope Francis lands in Myanmar

Pope Francis will be visiting Myanmar and Bangladesh, meeting with people on both sides of the world’s biggest forced exodus this year. He will be meeting leaders in Myanmar as well as Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Rohingya

Rohingya refugees: 'I do not hope to return'

News of a preliminary repatriation agreement has sparked concerns among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Rohingya refugees: 'I do not hope to return'

Inside Story

Is it safe for Rohingya refugees to return to Rakhine?

Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed a deal to send Rohingya refugees back to Rakhine State. But is it safe to return?

Asia

Rohingya fear returning to Myanmar after repatriation deal

Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed a deal for the repatriation of 600,000 Rohingya refugees who fled from reported military atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state over the last three months.