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.

Opinion

The Rohingya tragedy shows human solidarity is a lie

For way too long the international community has been ignoring the genocide of the Rohingya.

Tawakkol Karman

by Tawakkol Karman

Tawakkol Karman

Rohingya

Who are the Rohingya?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'?

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?

Aung San Suu Kyi

Profile: Aung San Suu Kyi

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, Aung San Suu Kyi has drawn condemnation for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar mass: Pope urges minorities to resist ‘revenge’

For the second day in a row, Pope Francis has avoided using the name of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority and failed to condemn the country's military for what the United Nations has called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

Rohingya

Pope avoids using term 'Rohingya' in Myanmar speech

Pontiff alludes to suffering of Rohingya but avoids directly referring to ethnic group in visit to Myanmar.

Pope Francis

Pope receives 'courtesy visit' from General Min Hlaing

Myanmar is listening closely to see if Francis will use the word 'Rohingya' on Myanmar soil.

Pope receives 'courtesy visit' from General Min Hlaing

Rohingya

Rabbis petition against Israel in support of Rohingya

Israel is among top weapons suppliers to Myanmar, which is brutally cracking down on Muslim-majority Rohingya.

Rabbis petition against Israel in support of Rohingya

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.

Myanmar

Christians oppressed in Myanmar's Chin State

Christian churches are plentiful in Chin State, but many locals say the system in Myanmar still favours Buddhism.

Rohingya

Rohingya must be consulted before repatriation

Bangladesh-Myanmar repatriation deal questioned in Malaysia amid ongoing violence and absence of security guarantees.

Rohingya must be consulted before repatriation

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'