"Rakhine State" News 

Myanmar seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing Rohingya camps for Malaysia

Authorities in Myanmar have seized a boat carrying 93 people, apparently Rohingya Muslims, fleeing displacement camps in western Myanmar's Rakhine State and hoping to reach Malaysia, an official said..
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Protest in Myanmar's Rakhine state opposes Rohingya return

The demonstration comes 10 days after Bangladesh and Myanmar were supposed to officially start repatriating members of the Rohingya minority who had fled violent military operations in August 2017. The..
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Myanmar closing Rohingya camps may "entrench segregation" [Video]Myanmar closing Rohingya camps may "entrench segregation"  02:22

The government of Aung San Suu Kyi, under international pressure to address the plight of internally displaced Rohingya inside Myanmar, says it is now closing IDP camps. But critics say their plans..

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Myanmar closing Rohingya camps may Myanmar closing Rohingya camps may "entrench segregation"  02:22

The government of Aung San Suu Kyi, under international pressure to address the plight of internally displaced Rohingya inside Myanmar, says it is now closing IDP camps. But critics say their plans..

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DC Law Group Calls for Criminal Tribunal for Myanmar's Rohingya [Video]DC Law Group Calls for Criminal Tribunal for Myanmar's Rohingya  00:54

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A human rights law group contracted by the U.S. State Department to investigate atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar called on Monday for the urgent establishment of a..

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Rohingya repatriation may be pushed back to 2019 [Video]Rohingya repatriation may be pushed back to 2019  01:42

Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely be revisited after year-end general elections,..

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Rohingya Refugees Fear Going Back To Myanmar [Video]Rohingya Refugees Fear Going Back To Myanmar  00:34

CNN reports Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal army crackdown last year say they are terrified of going back to Myanmar, as authorities begin the process of repatriating thousands of people living in..

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Mike Pence Calls Treatment Of Rohingya Muslims Inexcusable [Video]Mike Pence Calls Treatment Of Rohingya Muslims Inexcusable  00:32

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence spoke to Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. He told her that the treatment of her country’s stateless Rohingya Muslims was inexcusable. According to CNN,..

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Myanmar police shoot, injure four in raid on Rohingya camp - witness

Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people in western Rakhine state, a witness and police..
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Rohingya Crisis: China supports Mynamar's efforts to protect domestic stability after US offers 'strong rebuke'

China supports the Myanmar government's efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue, Premier Li Keqiang told the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, after US Vice..
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106 Rohingya aboard boat to Malaysia detained by Myanmar officials

Myanmar immigration authorities detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a 2015 crackdown on people..
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Mike Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse'

In a meeting on the sidelines of a regional summit in Singapore, Pence told Suu Kyi that he was anxious to hear about progress in resolving the crisis, which stems from a violent military crackdown in..
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Persecution of Rohingyas by Myanmar military inexcusable: Pence tells Suu Kyi

US Vice President Mike Pence criticised Myanmar's military for the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in a meeting with the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, and said he was keen to hear..
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UN will not help Myanmar with long-term camps for Rohingya refugees: Report

The United Nations' refugee agency will not provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar if they are interned in camps, according to an internal position paper circulated..
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Malaysia PM 'disappointed' with Aung San Suu Kyi; says her stance on Rohingya crisis 'indefensible'

Aung San Suu Kyi's response to the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is "indefensible", Malaysia's leader said Tuesday in a withering criticism of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate shortly before..
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Rohingya repatriation: Refugees should return to Myanmar only at their 'freely expressed wish', says UNHCR

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said in a statement Sunday that repatriation of refugees "is premised upon the free and informed decision by refugees... to return". Since..
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Myanmar's neighbours to call for 'accountability' in Rakhine crisis - draft statement

Southeast Asian nations will call for those responsible for atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state to be held "fully accountable", according to a statement prepared for a regional summit, reflecting a..
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Rohingya repatriation to start on Nov 15, transit camps set up

[Bangladesh], Nov 12 (ANI): Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh will return to Myanmar, a year after they fled the Rakhine state following a military crackdown.
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Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South Asian country pushes ahead with controversial plans to..
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Myanmar agrees smaller deal for China-backed port after 'debt-trap' concern

Myanmar Deputy Minister of Planning and Finance Set Aung said Myanmar and CITIC signed a "framework agreement" for the port in Kyauk Pyu, in conflict-hit coastal Rakhine State.
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Too soon to send Rohingya back to Myanmar: U.N. rights envoy

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations' human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop plans to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine state..
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Rohingya returns to Myanmar must not be rushed or premature - UNHCR

The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday that conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state were "not yet conducive for returns", after Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed to start repatriation of hundreds..
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Bangladesh and Myanmar agree to return Rohignya refugees in November

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed Tuesday to start returning Rohingya refugees in November, less than a week after UN investigators warned that a genocide against the Muslim minority was still..
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UN slams India's deportation of 7 Rohingya men to Myanmar

The UN voiced alarm Friday over In*dia's deportation of seven Rohingya men to Myanmar* despite warnings they could face persecution in a country where the military is accused of genocide against the..
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