First Rohingya Refugees Arrive at Isolated Bangladesh Island

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday sent the first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to an isolated island despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process. The 1,642 refugees boarded seven Bangladeshi naval vessel...
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Bangladesh Scraps Rohingya Return, Says No One Wants to Go

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — The head of Bangladesh's refugee commission said plans to begin the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return. The refugees "are no...

Buddhist Villagers Confirm Role in Rohingya Killings

In a remote village in Myanmar, local Buddhists and government troops killed 10 Rohingya Muslims and buried them in a shallow grave. The murders at Inn Din in September marked yet another chapter in a continuing series of atrocities carried out against the Roh...

Rohingya Woman Witnesses Husband’s Murder

Violence against the Rohingya continues in Myanmar, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee to neighboring Bangladesh for safety. Refugees who have escaped Myanmar describe brutal attacks on Rohingya villagers by authorities and Buddhist vigilantes. In this f...