Rohingya

Rohingya refugees trapped and afraid in 'no man's land'

Thousands of Rohingya refugees have set up camp in an area known as 'no man's land' between Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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.

Rohingya

Pope utters the word 'Rohingya' after criticism

Francis meets Rohingya refugees in Dhaka after coming under fire for failing to mention them in a speech in Myanmar.

Pope Francis utters the word 'Rohingya' after criticism

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

Rohingya challenge Pope Francis over silence in Myanmar

Expatriates from the persecuted mostly Muslim minority speak out on the pontiff's failure to address their plight.

Rohingya challenge Pope Francis over silence in Myanmar

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?

Rohingya

One Rohingya's struggle to empower women in Malaysia

Sharifah Husain has spent the last decade educating her community's most vulnerable women and children.

One Rohingya's struggle to empower women in Malaysia

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.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of 'Freedom of Oxford' honour

City council withdraws award given to Burmese leader in 1997 because of her 'inaction' over abuses against the Rohingya.

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

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