Wednesday, 07 March 2018
The UN assistant secretary-general for human rights on Tuesday decried the continued "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state and warned of a potential “genocide”.
Councillors vote overwhelmingly to remove award from Myanmar leader, whose handling the Rohingya crisis has been fiercely criticised
Women interviewed in isolation recount sexual assault experiences at hands of troops revealing 'sickening sameness' and 'distinct pattern' to abuse
Neighbouring state left with widespread malnutrition on 'alarming' scale after 625,000 forced to flee over border to escape persecution at home
Thousands of Rohingya refugees have set up camp in an area known as 'no man's land' between Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Jessie Thomson is senior director of program innovation and strategic partnerships at CARE Canada. She is also a member of the World Refugee Council.
'We have taken the unprecedented step of stripping her of the city’s highest honour because of her inaction in the face of oppression'
Human rights groups fear military has disappeared or killed undercover journalists to starve the world of news about persecution in Rakhine state
Turkey will build 5,000 more prefabricated homes for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an increase from the previously promised 20,000 homes, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag said on Tuesday.