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# rohingya - Friday 4 December, 2020

1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh

Dec 4th 2020, 1:35 PM 17,837 Views 11 Comments

The never before inhabited island has been designed to take up to 100,000 refugees.

# rohingya - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi denies Burma genocide claims at top UN court
# Burma
# Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi denies Burma genocide claims at top UN court

Dec 11th 2019, 1:32 PM 7,446 Views 21 Comments

The former pro-democracy figurehead refuted allegations that the army had killed civilians in 2017.

# rohingya - Monday 3 September, 2018

Outrage as two Reuters journalists jailed over breach of state secrets law
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Outrage as two Reuters journalists jailed over breach of state secrets law

Sep 3rd 2018, 10:13 AM 11,326 Views 7 Comments

The case has been criticised by some as an attempt to muzzle reporting on a crackdown by security forces on the Muslim Rohingya minority.

# rohingya - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Myanmar rejects UN probe findings of Rohingya 'genocide'
# United Nations
# United Nations

Myanmar rejects UN probe findings of Rohingya 'genocide'

Aug 29th 2018, 2:42 PM 8,399 Views 13 Comments

On Monday the UN probe detailed evidence of genocide and crimes against humanity “perpetrated on a massive scale” against the Rohingya.

# rohingya - Monday 27 August, 2018

Facebook bans Myanmar army chief following damning UN report
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Facebook bans Myanmar army chief following damning UN report

Updated Aug 27th 2018, 3:05 PM 12,349 Views 13 Comments

UN investigators lambasted the platform earlier this year, saying it had morphed into a “beast” in Myanmar.

# rohingya - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown
# Genocide
# Genocide

Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown

Aug 25th 2018, 2:52 PM 5,491 Views 7 Comments

The Myanmar military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of 700,000 to camps in Bangladesh.

# rohingya - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Despite pleas to cancel, Leeds United arrive in Myanmar for controversial tour
# Sportswash
From The42
# Sportswash

Despite pleas to cancel, Leeds United arrive in Myanmar for controversial tour

May 8th 2018, 3:15 PM 7,421 Views 6 Comments

Andrea Radrizzani, fresh from Eleven Sport’s new TV rights deal, hopes to build a fanbase in Southeast Asia.

# rohingya - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Reuters journalists who covered Rohingya exodus charged with old secrecy law
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Reuters journalists who covered Rohingya exodus charged with old secrecy law

Jan 10th 2018, 3:46 PM 14,158 Views 8 Comments

The colonial-era secrecy law carries up to 14 years in jail.

# rohingya - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018

Dec 26th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,082 Views 0 Comments

More than 620,000 Rohingya people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

# rohingya - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces
# Terror
# Terror

'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

Dec 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 31,258 Views 31 Comments

Doctors and aid workers say that they are stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women have come forward.

# rohingya - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Rohingya crisis: 6,700 people, including 730 children under 5, killed in space of one month
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Rohingya crisis: 6,700 people, including 730 children under 5, killed in space of one month

Dec 14th 2017, 6:10 AM 7,329 Views 13 Comments

More than 59% of the children who were killed under the age of five were reportedly shot.

# rohingya - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'I wept... they wept too': Pope Francis asks Rohingya for forgiveness at emotional meeting
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

'I wept... they wept too': Pope Francis asks Rohingya for forgiveness at emotional meeting

Dec 3rd 2017, 10:50 AM 14,186 Views 25 Comments

“In the name of all those who have persecuted you, who have harmed you, in the face of the world’s indifference, I ask for your forgiveness.”

# rohingya - Friday 1 December, 2017

'We want him to help us': Pope to meet with group of Rohingya refugees
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'We want him to help us': Pope to meet with group of Rohingya refugees

Dec 1st 2017, 10:23 AM 4,969 Views 39 Comments

The 16 refugees, including two children and one woman, are among more than 600,000 who have fled an army-led crackdown in their home state

# rohingya - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Nov 28th 2017, 7:49 AM 5,840 Views 9 Comments

Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.

# rohingya - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:59 AM 6,289 Views 25 Comments

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

# rohingya - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'

Nov 21st 2017, 8:58 AM 5,690 Views 13 Comments

A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.

# rohingya - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

More than half the victims are children as 23 Rohingya die after boat capsizes
# Fleeing Myanmar
# Fleeing Myanmar

More than half the victims are children as 23 Rohingya die after boat capsizes

Oct 10th 2017, 7:03 AM 4,878 Views 16 Comments

The boat was carrying up to 100 people, many of whom are still missing.

# rohingya - Monday 9 October, 2017

Rohingya crisis: 'I will never forget her words or the look in her eyes'
# Column
# Column

Rohingya crisis: 'I will never forget her words or the look in her eyes'

Oct 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,753 Views 12 Comments

I have travelled extensively and have spoken to many people who have suffered huge amounts, but hearing that woman’s words hit me harder than anything else I had ever heard, writes Rosamond Bennett.

# rohingya - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'
# It's A Disgrace
# It's A Disgrace

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Oct 5th 2017, 8:32 AM 38,031 Views 94 Comments

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

# rohingya - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

10,000 Rohingya on Bangladesh border as exodus reaches half a million
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

10,000 Rohingya on Bangladesh border as exodus reaches half a million

Oct 3rd 2017, 1:07 PM 7,022 Views 12 Comments

Over 500,000 Rohingya have streamed into Bangladesh in just the past five weeks.

# rohingya - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'Animals': Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees slammed
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

'Animals': Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees slammed

Sep 27th 2017, 8:24 PM 24,062 Views 29 Comments

The 31 Rohingya refugees were rescued by the Sri Lankan navy five months ago after they were found drifting in a boat off the island’s northern coast.

# rohingya - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism

Sep 19th 2017, 7:12 AM 15,237 Views 50 Comments

An estimated 412,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following violent attacks.

# rohingya - Monday 18 September, 2017

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back

Sep 18th 2017, 11:35 PM 28,214 Views 64 Comments

She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.

# rohingya - Friday 15 September, 2017

'This is ethnic cleansing': Heat-maps show huge fires spread across Rohingya region
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

'This is ethnic cleansing': Heat-maps show huge fires spread across Rohingya region

Sep 15th 2017, 7:55 AM 18,676 Views 48 Comments

“The evidence is irrefutable,” Amnesty said.

# rohingya - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week

Sep 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,097 Views 57 Comments

The UN has described the as having all the hallmarks of “ethnic cleansing”.

# rohingya - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly
# Rohingya Refugees
# Rohingya Refugees

Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly

Sep 13th 2017, 7:32 AM 13,269 Views 74 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize winner is being criticised for her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims.

# rohingya - Monday 11 September, 2017

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

Sep 11th 2017, 11:33 AM 9,036 Views 63 Comments

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

# rohingya - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Sep 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,368 Views 79 Comments

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

# rohingya - Friday 8 September, 2017

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?

Sep 8th 2017, 3:03 PM 17,882 Views 72 Comments

According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.

# rohingya - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Sep 6th 2017, 8:36 AM 19,649 Views 83 Comments

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

# rohingya - Monday 4 September, 2017

Malala says 'world is waiting' for Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Malala says 'world is waiting' for Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims

Sep 4th 2017, 9:19 AM 14,786 Views 58 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize winner has criticised her fellow Nobel laureate for not condemning the escalating violence.

# rohingya - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 33,985 Views 54 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

# rohingya - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi denies allegations of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi denies allegations of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

Apr 6th 2017, 6:56 AM 10,536 Views 22 Comments

Almost 75,000 Rohingya have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh where they have related grisly accounts of army abuse.

# rohingya - Friday 29 May, 2015

"The Rohingya people are seen as a group to be eliminated"
# Column
# Column

"The Rohingya people are seen as a group to be eliminated"

May 29th 2015, 8:00 AM 239 Views 50 Comments

The Rohingya people are languishing at sea because any possibility they had of a meaningful existence in Myanmar has been eradicated.

# rohingya - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat
# Axes And Knives
# Axes And Knives

'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat

May 19th 2015, 8:16 AM 17,651 Views 37 Comments

“From the upper deck they were spraying hot water, pepper water at us, anyone who went up was hacked at with a cleaver.”

# rohingya - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar
# Burma
# Burma

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

Feb 28th 2014, 5:22 PM 7,309 Views 9 Comments

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.