Rohingya Crisis

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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...

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    Law group says urgent need for tribunal for crimes against Rohingyas

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:18am on December 04, 2018

    A human rights law group contracted by the US State Department to investigate atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar said on Monday there was an...

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    No Rohingya returns in one year of signing deal

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on November 23, 2018

    No forcibly displaced people of Rakhine returned to their home within one year of signing an agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar, putting question mark on...

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    Myanmar detains 100 Rohingyas going to Malaysia

    Agence France-Presse . Kyauktan | Updated at 06:05pm on November 16, 2018

    A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country’s south coast Friday after spending 15...

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    Rohingya crisis besieges Suu Kyi at Singapore summit

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 01:09am on November 16, 2018

    Diplomatic niceties have been in short supply for Aung San Suu Kyi at a summit in Singapore, where the one-time rights champion has been publicly...