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Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

Bangladesh began the transfer on Thursday amid sustained criticism from human rights groups.

The Rohingya crisis and Myanmar's dark road to democracy

Tanbirul Miraj Ripon

The Rohingya crisis and Myanmar's dark road to democracy

In-depth: Excluded from voting and long denied citizenship, Rohingya Muslims face a precarious future in post-election Myanmar.

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

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Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The election is just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

Rohingya refugee death highlights Myanmar mine use

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Rohingya refugee death highlights Myanmar mine use

The 13-year-old boy was killed by a landmine on the Myanmar side of the border.

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International donors pledge nearly $600m for Rohingya refugees

The virtual donor conference failed to meet its funding target of $1 billion.

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Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

The conference will be co-hosted by the UN, US, and EU to help fund the Rohingya refugees made homeless after Myanmar military massacres.

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Rohingya raise money for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar military

"They once shared our sorrows and helped us during the 2017 massacre. Now we are doing what we can to support them in their time of need"

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In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including ...

Local coronavirus outbreak sparks fears for Rohingya camps

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Local coronavirus outbreak sparks fears for Rohingya camps

The embattled Rohingya Muslim minority expressed fears over a virus outbreak at refugee camps in Myanmar on Sunday, according to reports.

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Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from election

Rohingya Muslim candidate Abdul Rasheed has been barred from standing in Myanmar's upcoming election.

Internet blackout in Myanmar's <em>Rakhine</em> enters second year

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Internet blackout in Myanmar's Rakhine enters second year

The Myanmar military has been embroiled in a bloody civil war since January 2019 against the Arakan Army (AA), an insurgent group fighting for ...

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Paul McLoughlin

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Could digital diplomacy be the answer to inequality and war in the Middle East?

Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

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Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

Myanmar has submitted its first report to the ICJ on steps taken to prevent the genocide of the Rohingya Muslim population.

Race to prevent coronavirus 'nightmare' in Rohingya camps

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Race to prevent coronavirus 'nightmare' in Rohingya camps

Emergency teams are trying to prevent a coronavirus 'nightmare' amongst Rohingya Muslim refugees.

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Fire destroys hundreds of Rohingya shanties in Bangladesh camp

Some 330 rough buildings, including homes and shops, in the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp were completely destroyed in the fire, which began at a gas cylinder shop.

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Myanmar military committing crimes against humanity, UN warns

The UN rapporteur has warned that Myanmar is 'maximising suffering' for Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in actions reminiscent of 2017 ...

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HRW urges Bangladesh to reverse 'inhumane' Rohingya boat push-backs

Bangladesh's rejection of boats stranded for several weeks with hundreds of Rohingya refugees on board threatens lives and violates ...

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Bangladesh to turn back new Rohingya refugee boats: minister

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees are stranded at sea as Bangladesh and Malaysia refuse to allow them entry.

Myanmar strikes kill 32, mostly women and children: UN

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Myanmar strikes kill 32, mostly women and children: UN

The UN said 32 civilians, most of them women and children, were killed in air strikes by Myanmar's military amid clashes with insurgents.

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Hundreds Rohingya rescued from boat after weeks at sea

Survivors said that after the ship was denied entry by both Malaysia and Thailand it headed back to Bangladesh where they were picked up by the ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Up to 150 Saudi royals have contracted coronavirus, and detained Rohingya Muslims are freed in Myanmar as coronavirus fears mount are just some ...

Detained Rohingya freed in Myanmar as Covid-19 fears mount

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Detained Rohingya freed in Myanmar as Covid-19 fears mount

Rohingya Muslims are being released out of fears of a coronavirus outbreak in the country's overcrowded prisons.

No country for young women? Myanmar's battle against rape

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No country for young women? Myanmar's battle against rape

The UN has warned violence against women and girls is a "silent emergency" in the country, with incidents spanning groping on public transport ...

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