Asia Pacific

Tillerson calls for probe into Myanmar's Rohingya crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for a "credible and impartial" investigation into the Rohingya refugee crisis. He described what happened to the Rohingya at the hands of Myanmar's security forces as "horrific".

Human Rights

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

Southeast Asian leader skirt the issues of the Rohingya plight and the Philippines' drug campaign in summit meetings.

ASEAN summit silence on Rohingya 'an absolute travesty'

Human Rights

Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says

Human Rights Watch calls army probe that found no Rohingya civilians were killed in brutal crackdown a 'whitewash'.

Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says

Rohingya

Rohingya Exodus

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are arriving in Malaysia, which could signal a dangerous new wave of people smuggling.

Rohingya Exodus

Human Rights

Rohingya: more refugees flee fearing violence, torture

Another wave of refugees trying to escape the violence in Myanmar crossed into Bangladesh on Sunday. Many of them repeat stories of rape and murder carried out by Myanmar's troops.

Rohingya

Al Jazeera's exclusive footage of stranded Rohingya refugees

Al Jazeera has obtained exclusive footage of thousands of displaced Rohingya waiting to cross over into Bangladesh. Since August, more than 600,000 have fled the violence, which the UN says amounts to “ethnic cleansing”.

Rohingya

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fear repatriation to Myanmar

Many Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh dream of going home, but they are afraid for their security upon their return.

Inside Story

Why are so many people stateless?

The UN says more than 10 million people around the world do not have a country they legally belong to.

The Listening Post

The Fox approach to bad news: Deflect, divert, distract

We examine Fox News' role as President Donald Trump's media mouthpiece. Plus, media strangled in Eritrea.

Myanmar

UN refugee chief urges solution to Rohingya crisis

The UN's refugee chief says it is time for the Security Council to find a solution to the Rohingya crisis.

Human Rights

Aung San Suu Kyi visits Rakhine amid Rohingya exodus

Myanmar's de-facto leader makes first visit to the region as US senators consider bill imposing sanctions over crisis.

Rohingya

Myanmar inter-faith prayers: Genuine or PR exercise?

Multi-religious gatherings have been held in Myanmar calling for peace and harmony as the Rohingya crackdown continues.

Rohingya crisis: Inter-faith events push for peace

Rohingya

Despite Rohingya crisis, thousands march in support of military

Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international community for its ongoing crackdown against the Muslim-majority Rohingya.

Rohingya

Bangladesh to offer sterilisation to Rohingya refugees

Voluntary sterilisation programme planned in an effort to check high fertility rate among a million Rohingya refugees.

Voluntary sterilisation planned for Rohingya refugees