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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Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi Defends Myanmar Army in Genocide Case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi denied Wednesday that Myanmar's armed forces committed genocide, telling the United Nation's top court that the mass exodus of Rohingya people from the country she...
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A Year Later, Fractured Rohingya Community Sees Little Hope

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh — Forged over generations in villages in Myanmar, Rohingya communities are now held together in calls over crackling phone lines. "I can't see my mother or my brother and am unable to receive a mother's love. I miss them a lot." — 15-...