Bangladesh has controversial plans to forcefully accommodate 100,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees on a flood-prone island, while more than 750,000 people are currently living in irregular, unsanitary, and crowded camps.
Bangladesh’s ambassador to Iran says his country is providing the Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar with basic needs and other types of assistance.
The UN General Assembly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention.
Myanmar authorities have taken to court a group of Rohinyga Muslims, including children, on allegations of illegally travelling without proper documents, as they were trying to flee persecution in the remote western Rakhine State.
Lawyers seeking to halt an ongoing genocide against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have strongly denounced Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense of her country’s armed forces, saying the fallen pro-democracy icon chose to ignore “unspeakable” acts committed against civilians.
A court in Myanmar has begun the trial of about 100 Rohingya Muslims arrested for attempting to flee persecution, the defendants’ lawyers say.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has launched genocide hearings against Myanmar, as the first major legal attempt to bring the country to justice over horrific atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Bangladeshi government has been depriving nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children in the South Asian country of the right to education.
Myanmar’s military has begun a trial of soldiers for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, as the Southeast Asian country also braces for genocide charges at an international court in The Hague.
Myanmar's de facto leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will head a delegation to the UN's top court to defend a case accusing her country of genocide against Rohingya Muslims, the government said Wednesday.