Rohingya

Over 100 suspected Rohingya arrested in Myanmar

Boat carrying 106 people, including women and children, was stopped south of Myanmar's commercial hub of Yangon.

Over 100 suspected Rohingya arrested in Myanmar

Asia Pacific

Myanmar gets ‘weak’ criticism over Rohingya at ASEAN summit

At the end of the summit, a weak statement was issued, calling for accountability, but still offering support to Myanmar.

Inside Story

Does repatriation of Rohingya breach international law?

Bangladesh halts transportation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar after protests.

Bangladesh

Rohingya will not be 'forcibly repatriated' to Myanmar

Planned expulsion may not go ahead as Rohingya go into hiding while aid agencies warn return is too dangerous.

Rohingya in Bangladesh will not be forced back to Myanmar

Asia Pacific

Singapore summit: US-China trade war dominates talks

Will US Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meet to discuss the trade dispute?

Aung San Suu Kyi

US scolds Myanmar's Suu Kyi over Rohingya violence

US Vice President Mike Pence joins chorus of criticism over Nobel laureate's indifference to plight of Muslim minority.

Mike Pence tells Aung San Suu Kyi Rohingya violence inexcusable

Myanmar

Rohingya shocked, terrified as deadline for Myanmar return nears

Myanmar and Bangladesh expected to start repatriation of thousands of Rohingya this week, but UN says move is premature.

Rohingya shocked, terrified as deadline for Myanmar return nears

Rohingya

'Profoundly dismayed': Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honour

Rights group withdraws top award over Myanmar's leader 'indifference' to the plight of the Rohingya.

'Profoundly dismayed': Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honour

Myanmar

Rohingya 'terrified' about Myanmar repatriation

A group of 42 aid agencies says the planned return of Rohingya to Myanmar is 'premature' and 'dangerous'.

Rohingya 'terrified' about Myanmar repatriation, aid groups say

Rohingya

Bangladesh silent on Canada offer to take Rohingya refugees

The UN has documented a 'frenzy of sexual violence' by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya women and mass killings.

Bangladesh silent on Canada offer to take Rohingya refugees

Human Rights

'Halt rushed Rohingya repatriation,' UN urges Myanmar, Bangladesh

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed to start repatriating Rohingya to Rakhine state in November.

'Halt rushed Rohingya repatriation,' UN urges Myanmar, Bangladesh

Myanmar

Hate speech flourished on Facebook in Myanmar

Report says social media giant failed to prevent its platform from being used to incite hatred and fuel violence.

Facebook says human rights report shows should do more in Myanmar

European Union

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

EU commissioners call for Myanmar to address 'severe shortcomings' in human rights after fact-finding visit.

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

Humanitarian crises

Bangladesh, Myanmar to start returning Rohingya in November

Officials from the two countries say Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh will start returning home mid November.

Bangladesh, Myanmar to start returning Rohingya in November

Myanmar

UN investigator says Myanmar genocide against Rohingya 'ongoing'

UN Security Council urged to take action as 'most severe' repression of remaining Rohingya minority continues.

UN investigator says Myanmar genocide against Rohingya 'ongoing'