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Authorities in Myanmar have evicted the family of a police officer who made a damning court testimony about police entrapment of journalists covering the Rohingya crisis.

Bangladesh has hit back at claims made by Myanmar over the repatriation of the first Rohingya family, saying that the family had never reached Bangladeshi territory to begin with.

Myanmar: First <em>Rohingya</em> refugees repatriated amid rights outcry

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Myanmar: First Rohingya refugees repatriated amid rights outcry

Myanmar authorities said the first Rohingya family to be repatriated under a deal with Bangladesh have returned to the country, despite outcry from the UN and rights groups.

<em>Rohingya</em> refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

Aamir Ali Bhat

Rohingya refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

In-depth: After fleeing their homes in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees in Jammu have yet to find security, reports Aamir Ali Bhat.

Myanmar troops sentenced ten years for <em>Rohingya</em> slayings

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Myanmar troops sentenced ten years for Rohingya slayings

In a rare investigation, Myanmar military found seven of their personnel guilty of the Rohingya slayings.

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ICC prosecutor seeks jurisdiction over Myanmar Rohingya expulsions

The ICC's chief prosecutor has submitted a filing requesting a decision on whether the international tribunal can investigate and prosecute of the deportation of Rohingya.

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UN says Myanmar conditions 'not conducive' to Rohingya return

The UN has expressed strong doubt about Myanmar's readiness to repatriate some 700,000 Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees ahead of monsoon

Authorities have started moving Rohingya refugees to higher land as the threat of potentially deadly landslides and floods looms closer.

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Facebook: A global threat to minority Muslim communities

Comment: Facebook is being used by Buddhist and Hindu extremists in Asia to spread messages of religious hatred and violence, writes CJ ...

Guterres slams Myanmar military chief over <em>Rohingya</em> comments

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Guterres slams Myanmar military chief over Rohingya comments

Antonio Guterres has criticised Myanmar's military chief after the army leader referred to the Rohingya as 'Bengalis' who have little ...

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Rohingya in 'no man's land' reject Myanmar return terms

Displaced Rohingya Muslims will settle for nothing less than repatriation to their villages in Myanmar, a local leader has said.

Myanmar 'ready' to accept UN help in <em>Rohingya</em> repatriation

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Myanmar 'ready' to accept UN help in Rohingya repatriation

Yangon says it is ready to accept UN help, despite the world body recently saying that Myanmar's campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' against ...

Russia is mobilising its Islamophobic fake news trolls

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Russia is mobilising its Islamophobic fake news trolls

Comment: From Dagestan to the USA, to the UK, Putin is manipulating Islamophobic fake news to further his agenda, writes CJ Werleman.

Myanmar erecting military structures on razed <em>Rohingya</em> land: Amnesty

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Myanmar erecting military structures on razed Rohingya land: Amnesty

Satellite imagery showing military installations on top of Rohingya land casts further doubt on Myanmar's plans to repatriate thousands ...

Conflict fuelling arms exports to Middle East, Asia: Report

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Conflict fuelling arms exports to Middle East, Asia: Report

Weapons exports to the Middle East have more than doubled in the last five years, according to a new study.

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UN seeks $1b for Rohingya refugee effort in Bangladesh

UN officials say that nearly $1 billion will be needed this year to feed and care for the roughly one million Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in southeastern Bangladesh.

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Ethnic cleansing of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims continues, UN says

Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled over the border to Bangladesh since violence erupted in August, with horrifying testimonies emerging of ...

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Trump's travel ban emboldened 'politics of hate': Amnesty

In its annual report, Amnesty International said US President Donald Trump's policies on immigration and refugees set the trend for "politics of ...

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Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation

Bangladesh looks set to begin the controversial process of repatriating Rohingya refugees after handing over a list of 8,032 refugees ...

<em>Rohingya</em> ethnic cleansing ongoing despite Myanmar denials: Amnesty

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Rohingya ethnic cleansing ongoing despite Myanmar denials: Amnesty

Myanmar's military campaign against the Rohingya population is continuing, Amnesty International said, as it unveiled new evidence of ...

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UN warns Rohingya abuses could spark regional conflict

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled to bordering Bangladesh since a military crackdown in Rakhine State last August.

Myanmar's <em>Rohingya</em> crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide': UN

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Myanmar's Rohingya crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide': UN

A UN official said that Myanmar military's violent operations against the Rohingya Muslims have the 'hallmarks of a genocide'.

Bangladeshi forests stripped as <em>Rohingya</em> refugees battle to survive

Kaamil Ahmed

Bangladeshi forests stripped as Rohingya refugees battle to survive

Investigation: With a surging population and no alternative fuel available, trees are being cut down at an alarming rate, increasing the threat ...

Myanmar, Bangladesh strike deal to repatriate <em>Rohingya</em> refugees

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Myanmar, Bangladesh strike deal to repatriate Rohingya refugees

The deal hammered out this week applies to approximately 750,000 Rohingya who fled a brutal army campaign in Myanmar in two major ...

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