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Rohingya genocide hearing may be held in Bangladesh

The hearing of the case concerning genocide of the Rohingyas in Myanmar may be held entirely, or partially, in Bangladesh

Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

Facebook steps up efforts to protect Myanmar polls

Facing flak for failing to prevent hate speech from spreading on its platform in Myanmar, Facebook has announced additional steps aimed at protecting the integrity of November elections in the country

A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken 25 March 2020.

UN rights envoy to Myanmar says election will fail to meet standards

election will fail to meet standards because of the disenfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

Rohingya refugees walk along the road in the evening at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 16 November, 2018.

Myanmar’s deployment of troops: Bangladesh seeks immediate steps by UNSC

Bangladesh has sought immediate steps by the UN Security Council asking Myanmar to refrain from escalating the situation and targeting the Rohingya minorities in the pretext of security operation.

Myanmar’s deployment of troops: Bangladesh seeks immediate steps by UNSC

More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic: UN

Child marriage is on the rise in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps and the risk of human trafficking grows with every day the pandemic shuts youth services, according to a UN-led study that was ...

Rohingya refugee children attend a class to learn Burmese language at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 9 April 2019.

Myanmar casualties may represent war crimes: UN rights chief

The UN human rights chief said on Monday that three years after a Rohingya exodus "no concrete measures" on accountability had been taken by authorities and said some cases of recent civilian ...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on 5 December 2018.

Commerce minister urges people not to panic about onion

Commerce minister Tipu Munshi informed that the monthly demand of onion is around 200,000 tonnes and the current stock of onion in the country is around 600,000 tonnes

Commerce minister Tipu Munshi speaks at a press conference on the stock, supply and price situation of essential commodities, including onion, at the ministry conference room on 16 September 2020

Myanmar army probes 'wider patterns' of abuse against Rohingya

The Myanmar military has said it is investigating "possible wider patterns of violations" before and during a 2017 crackdown in Rakhine State that the United Nations has said was executed with ...

Myanmar soldiers take part in a military parade to mark the 74th Armed Forces Day in the capital Naypyitaw, on 27 March 2019.

Dhaka summons Myanmar ambassador over 'visible' military movement along border

The foreign affairs ministry on Sunday summoned Myanmar ambassador to Bangladesh Aung Kyaw Moe and protested at the 'visible' military movement along the Myanmar side of the border.

Dhaka summons Myanmar ambassador over 'visible' military movement along border

Rohingyas lack confidence in Myanmar govt, FM tells ASEAN

Bangladesh has once again conveyed to the international community that the displaced Rohingyas are not returning to their homeland primarily because they do not trust their government on the issues ...

Weary Rohingya trudging from Myanmar's Rakhine state to Ukhia, Bangladesh.
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