Thirty-four Rohingya are found in Malaysia, the first of the Muslim minority group thought to have arrived in the country by sea for almost a year. IMAGES
Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie says that Myanmar must “show genuine commitment” to end violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims into neighbouring Bangladesh as she visits a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie arrives in Bangladesh on a visit to a Rohingya refugee camp ahead of a new UN appeal for nearly one billion dollars to look after the refugee influx.
Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie arrives in Bangladesh on a visit to a Rohingya refugee camp ahead of a new UN appeal for nearly one billion dollars to look after the refugee influx. IMAGES
A Myanmar judge dismissed an appeal by two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years while investigating atrocities committed against the Rohingya, dashing slim hopes that the pair could be freed early.
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Dozens of protesters gather in downtown Yangon to mark the one-year anniversary of the arrest of two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, over their reporting of the Rohingya crisis. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested outside a Yangon restaurant on December 12 and later handed seven-year jail sentences after exposing the extrajudicial killing of 10 Rohingya men during the military’s brutal crackdown on the stateless minority last year.
A group of 20 men believed to be Rohingya migrants has arrived in the Indonesian province of Aceh in a rickety wooden boat, according to a local official. The migrants are the latest group of the vulnerable Myanmar minority to reach the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation. IMAGES
Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims are escorted back to camps in Myanmar’s Rakhine state after being detained at sea en-route to Malaysia.
Buddhists monks lead protesters in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state during a demonstration against the planned repatriation of Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh, referring to them as “run-away refugees”.