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War Crimes Judges to Hold Closed Talks on Rohingya Crisis

War crimes judges will hold closed-door talks next month to discuss whether to allow the launch of a probe into the forced exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar.

Is Myanmar Using Facebook as an Accomplice to Tyranny?

The efficient deployment of propaganda is a central tenet in the playbook used to concentrate power. Myanmar is no stranger to that playbook.

Myanmar Sentences 7 Soldiers to 10 Years Over Rohingya Killings

Seven soldiers in Myanmar were sentenced for their part in the extrajudicial killings of 10 Rohingya Muslim men, according to a Facebook post by the army chief late on Tuesday.

UN: Conditions in Myanmar ‘Not Conducive’ to Return of Rohingya

Conditions in Myanmar's crisis-hit northern Rakhine state are "not conducive" to bringing back Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh, a senior U.N. official said.

Bangladesh to Relocate 100,000 Rohingya to Deserted Island

Bangladesh will begin relocating around 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a desolate island off its southern coast in June, despite warnings the site is prone to violent weather.

Myanmar Lures Bangladesh Buddhists to Take Over Rohingya Land

Myanmar authorities have lured dozens of mainly Buddhist Bangladeshi tribal families to cross the border and resettle on land abandoned by fleeing Muslim Rohingya.

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees Before Monsoon

Bangladesh has begun relocating 100,000 Rohingya refugees to safer ground before the monsoon season for fear of deadly landslides and floods in the congested camps.

Myanmar Clears Several Hundred Rohingya for Return

A Bangladesh official said Myanmar had approved several hundred Rohingya from a list of thousands to return to their homeland.

UN Rapporteur to Myanmar: Rohingya Crimes Bear Hallmarks of Genocide

U.N. Special Rapporteur to Myanmar Yanghee Lee warned on Monday that the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya minority bears "the hallmarks of genocide" and insisted the government should be held accountable.

US Holocaust Museum Strips Rights Award from Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to strip Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of prestigious Elie Wiesel human rights award, accusing her of doing little to halt the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims.

UN: ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya Continues

Myanmar is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya with a "campaign of terror and forced starvation" in Rakhine state, a U.N. human rights envoy said.

Rohingya Refugees Refuse to Return to Myanmar Without Guarantees

Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh refused Tuesday to return to Myanmar without guarantees of citizenship and security.

Bangladesh Hands List of 8,000 Rohingya to Myanmar for Repatriation

Bangladesh Friday handed over a list of more than 8,000 Rohingya to Myanmar as it moves to kick-start their repatriation.

Bangladesh Authorities: UN to Take Part in Rohingya Repatriation

The United Nations will be involved in the controversial process of returning Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, a minister said Monday.

UN Seeks to Resettle Rohingya Refugees Endangered by Floods, Landslides

UNHCR has identified almost 400 Rohingya households that are currently most at risk of being swept away by floods and landslides during the rainy season in Bangladesh.

Myanmar Court Denies Bail to Reuters Journalists Held Under Secrecy Law

A Myanmar court on Thursday denied bail to two Reuters journalists charged under a secrecy act that could see them face up to 14...

Bangladesh Jails Two Rohingya for Protesting Repatriation

Bangladeshi police jailed two Rohingya men for protesting the possible repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya back to Myanmar.

Bangladesh Delays Rohingya Refugee Return

The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar will not begin Tuesday as planned, Bangladesh said.

Is Aung San Suu Kyi Silent in the Face of Myanmar...

Brookings Institution scholar Lex Rieffel weighs in on the crisis in Myanmar and the position that Aung San Suu Kyi has found herself in.

Second Rohingya Leader Killed in Bangladesh Refugee Camp

Tensions have been rising as Myanmar and Bangladesh discuss how and when to send back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

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