Rohingya Crisis

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    Indian police arrest Rohingya Muslim group stuck near Bangladesh border

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 06:10pm on January 22, 2019

    Indian police on Tuesday arrested 31 Rohingya Muslims stranded on the border after they were denied entry into Bangladesh and border officials failed to agree...

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    Bangladesh foreign minister for expediting Rohingya repatriation

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:30pm on January 20, 2019

    The government has asked the visiting UN special rapporteur on human rights Yanghee Lee to engage with several countries that maintain good bilateral relations with...

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    Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:20am on January 19, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as ‘too slow’ Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress...

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    Dhaka seeks int’l community’s support on Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on January 18, 2019

    The government on Thursday requested the international communities for their constructive role in extending cooperation for sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis by sending people...

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    Int’l community assures Bangladesh of continued support 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:45pm on January 17, 2019

    Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen will brief diplomats stationed in Dhaka at state guest house Padma at around 4:00pm on Thursday. State minister for...

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    Rakhine rebels kill 13 cops in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Thirteen Myanmar police officers were killed in raids Friday by ethnic Rakhine rebels, the army said, in a brazen, co-ordinated attack on the country’s Independence...

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    Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year sentence

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 02:17pm on December 24, 2018

    Lawyers lodged an appeal Monday to free two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, decrying the sentence as a ‘mistake’ that...

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    Myanmar unwilling to probe crimes against Rohingya: HRW

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:33pm on December 20, 2018

    Human Rights Watch has said Myanmar should disband its commission of inquiry into abuses in Rakhine state because what it says Myanmar is clearly unwilling...

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    Facebook takes down Myanmar accounts over military links

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 11:38am on December 19, 2018

    Facebook Inc has removed hundreds of additional accounts, pages and groups in Myanmar from its social networks after discovering what it called ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’...

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    US help to recoup env losses caused by Rohingyas to continue: Miller 

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:00am on December 05, 2018

    The United States ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Tuesday assured Bangladesh of continuing his country’s support to address the losses Bangladesh incurred on...