Asia Pacific

UN: Myanmar 'may be trying to expel' all Rohingya

UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar calls for international probe into abuses against Rohingya Muslims.


Rohingya refugees in Jammu: 'Where will we go?'

As right-wing groups run a campaign against Rohingya in Indian-administered Kashmir, refugees fear having to flee again.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar 'unlikely' to face UN probe on Rohingya abuses

Contrary to the UN Human Rights Council proposals, EU diplomats say they prefer existing mechanism to probe abuses.

Asia Pacific

Malaysian aid ship for Rohingya arrives in Myanmar

Rakhine State, Myanmar - A ship from Malaysia, filled with aid for the Rohingya, has arrived in Myanmar. The ethnic minority Rohingya in Myanmar suffer frequent attacks and discrimination.

In the Field

The Rakhine Crisis

Can the Muslim and Buddhist communities of Rakhine State come to an understanding under Aung San Suu Kyi's rule?


The Rohingya crisis and the role of the OIC

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is not doing enough to save the Rohingya community in Myanmar.

by Abdullah al-Ahsan

Human Rights

Regional actors should take a stand against Myanmar

India and other South Asian nations should be unambiguous in their condemnation of Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya.

by Priyamvada Gopal


Malaysian ship with aid for Rohingya docks in Myanmar

Vessel carrying 2,300 tonnes of aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority met by Buddhist protesters.

Pope Francis

Pope criticises Myanmar atrocities against Rohingya

Francis says community members targeted 'simply because they want to live their culture and their Muslim faith'.


'Babies, children, women' killed in Myanmar crackdown

Army has carried out mass killings of Muslim minority, UN rights office says, in possible ethnic cleansing.


Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh

'I grabbed my children and ran towards the forest, and waited there with several hundred people.'


Bangladesh pushes on with Rohingya island plan

Critics call plan to relocate Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to 6,000-acre island "terrible".


Rohingya camps in Bangladesh and Thailand, worlds apart

Differences in how the two countries have treated the persecuted Rohingya could not be more stark.

Human Rights

Malaysia: Muslim countries should end Rohingya crisis

Malaysia PM Najib Razak warns that Rohingya could be 'infiltrated' by ISIL if their plight is not solved.

Asia Pacific

UN denied access to some Rohingya villages

UN special rapporteur Yanghee Lee looking into country's human rights record, including alleged abuses against Rohingya.