UN warns of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar World

UN warns of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The United Nations investigators said on September 16 that nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a serious risk of violence, warning that the repatriation of a million of this community remains "impossible".
Second attempt planned to return Rohingya Muslims World

Second attempt planned to return Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled Myanmar almost two years ago, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on August 16.
Malaysian police arrest two IS-linked suspects World

Malaysian police arrest two IS-linked suspects

Malaysian police on January 22 announced that they have arrested two men with links to Islamic State (IS) on suspicion of planning to carry out acts of violence and promoting IS ideology.
Myanmar State Counselor visits northern Rakhine World

Myanmar State Counselor visits northern Rakhine

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit to the country’s northern state of Rakhine, where conflicts forced many Rohingya Muslims to run to neighbouring Bangladesh.
123,000 Myanmar people flee into Bangladesh World

123,000 Myanmar people flee into Bangladesh

More than 123,000 people in Rakhine state of Myanmar, mostly Rohingya Muslims, have fled into Bangladesh since fighting broke out between government military and insurgents late last month, reported the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Myanmar declares new curfew in northern Rakhine state World

Myanmar declares new curfew in northern Rakhine state

Myanmar on August 12 declared a new curfew in the northern state of Rakhine, where is home to one million Rohingya Muslims, as the government has beefed up its military presence at the state, reported the country’s state media.
Indonesia calls to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims World

Indonesia calls to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims

The Chairman of the Committee I of Indonesia’s House of Representatives, Abdul Kharis Almasyhari, on November 24 urged the ASEAN member countries to take a more active role in resolving conflicts and putting an end to violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.