Asia

Bangladesh PM wants Rohingya safe zones in Myanmar

In speech to UN, Sheikh Hasina presses Myanmar to allow the return of 'hungry, distressed and hopeless' refugees.

Asia Pacific

Mobs in Myanmar target non-Rohingya Muslims

As the crisis spirals, Muslims in Myanmar who are not Rohingya fear they too will be targeted. There have already been a few angry mobs in central Myanmar, where a Muslim shop owner's business was ransacked.

Asia

Thousands orphaned by Myanmar violence against Rohingya

The Aid agency Save the Children warns that more than 600,000 Rohingya children could be in Bangladesh by the end of the year. Many of them will probably be orphans who will need urgent assistance.

Rohingya

What is really happening to the Rohingya?

Al Jazeera staff discuss the ongoing ethnic cleansing and growing refugee crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

What is really happening to the Rohingya?

Rohingya

Trump urges 'strong and swift' UN action for Rohingya

In strongest US response yet, vice president says violence against Rohingya 'will sow seeds of hatred and chaos'.

Asia

Rohingya Hindus now face uncertainty in Myanmar

Despite international condemnation at the UN General Assembly and cautious words of assurances, Rohingya Muslims continue to flee their country.

Asia

Muslim Aid head talks about dire situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Jehangir Malik, CEO of Muslim Aid, a UK-based organisation, has just returned from Sittwe and has seen the devastation first hand.

Asia

Aid delivery for Rohingya suffers setbacks

Mob in Myanmar blocks relief supplies while fatal road accident hits truck carrying food to refugees in Bangladesh.

Buddhist protesters block aid to Rohingya

Opinion

The Srebrenicans are standing with the Rohingya

Survivors of genocide are obliged to take action when others are being threatened with the treatment they once received.

Camil Durakovic

by Camil Durakovic

Camil Durakovic

Asia

UN demands access to Myanmar's Rakhine amid Rohingya crisis

UN investigators are demanding full access to Myanmar to investigate claims of human-rights violations against Rohingya Muslims by security forces.

Rohingya

Rohingya crisis explained in maps

A visual explainer of the unrest in Myanmar that has forced around one million Rohingya to flee their homes.

Rohingya crisis explained in maps

Asia

'Traitor': Rohingya react to Aung San Suu Kyi's speech

On Bangladesh-Myanmar border, refugees respond with anger and scepticism to leader's first speech on Rohingya crisis.

Opinion

The very least the UK owes the Rohingya is protection

Blame for the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Myanmar is very easily traceable to British Colonial times.

Salma Yaqoob

by Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob

Asia Pacific

Suu Kyi 'burying head in sand' over Rohingya crisis

Refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's claim that Rohingya are safe in Myanmar, as Amnesty accuses her of victim blaming.

Counting the Cost

Is Myanmar's jade business driving ethnic tensions?

How Myanmar's jade trade, land grabs and vested economic interests contribute to what the UN calls "ethnic cleansing".