Rakhine State, a state in Myanmar


Military rule will be different this time: Coup leader

Orders covering parts of Yangon, Mandalay and other areas banned people from protesting or gathering in groups of more than five, and imposing an 8:00pm to 4:00am curfew

Police fire water cannons at protesters as they continue to demonstrate against the February 1 military coup in the capital Naypyidaw on 9 February 2021

Rohingya Crisis

Bangladesh intensifies vigil on Myanmar borders

Bangladesh overnight intensified security vigil in its borders with Myanmar to prevent Rohingya influx afresh amid speculations about impacts of military takeover on the rest of the minority ...

In this file photo taken on 3 November 2017, Rohingya Muslim refugees who were stranded after leaving Myanmar walk towards the Balukhali refugee camp after crossing the border in Bangladesh's Ukhiya district

Myanmar coup leaders must protect Rohingya: The Gambia

The Gambia, a small English-speaking country in West Africa, had the support of the 57 members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in lodging the suit against Myanmar before the International ...

Gambia justice minister Abubacarr Tambadou addresses the reception hosted in The Hague in honour of Gambia justice minister Abubacarr Tambadou and Canada prime minister’s special envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae in The Hague

May democracy return to Myanmar

In particular, the role of China and India, Myanmar's two largest neighbours, has been in question since the beginning

May democracy return to Myanmar

Another 1464 Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char

A total of 1,464 Rohingyas have reached Bhasan Char from Patenga Boat Club in Chattogram in the fourth batch under the supervision of Bangladesh Navy

Rohingya people get down the ship of Bangladesh Navy upon reaching Bhasan Char, Noakhali on 30 January 2021

Rohingya relocation: Another 1778 reach Bhasan Char

The batch of Rohingyas in the third phase of relocation reached Bhasan Char in Noakhali around 12:00pm Friday

Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char on Friday afternoon in the third phase of relocation

Rohingya repatriation

Tripartite virtual talks mediated by China begin

The foreign secretary level virtual talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar, mediated by China, have begun to discuss the issue of Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh's foreign secretary Masud Bin Momen

Bangladesh, Turkey show real leadership in dealing with refugees: Turkish ambassador

Turkish ambassador to Bangladesh Mustafa Osman Turan has said that prime minister Sheikh Hasina has demonstrated true leadership by allowing shelter to over 700,000 Rohingyas with a decent living ...

Turkish ambassador to Bangladesh Mustafa Osman Turan meets Rohingyas during his recent visit to Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar

New report reveals extreme traumatic stress among Rohingya genocide survivors

The trauma symptoms experienced by a majority of Rohingya are indicative of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a serious mental-health condition that can interfere with leading a constructive life

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, on 11 September 2017

They want to stay on Bhasan Char until they return to Rakhine

The first batch of Rohingyas to be relocated from Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char is pleased to see the promises of a safe life in the new locale are true. They now just want to be assured of a livelihood ...

Looking forward to some respite at Bhasan Char, until they can return home to Rakhine
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