Rohingya
World Refugee Day Imperialist occupation and wars are the driving force behind the displacement of people

On World Refugee Day, June 20, we look at the root causes which force people to leave their homes across the world

refugee resettlement UNHCR announces halt in refugee resettlement activities due to COVID-19

The UNHCR and the International Organisation for Migration cited difficulties in travel due to restrictions imposed by several countries amid the global spread of COVID-19

ICC opens investigation against Myanmar over crimes against Rohingyas

The International Criminal Court has granted approval for the prosecutor to proceed with an investigation against the government of Myanmar for the atrocities inflicted on Rohingyas

No end in sight to suffering of Rohingyas in Myanmar No end in sight to suffering of Rohingyas in Myanmar

21 Rohingyas were sentenced to two years in jail after they were detained while trying to escape the Rakhine State where the community has been confined to camps

genocide day rohingya ‘No more genocide!’- Rohingya mark two years of genocide day

At least a 100,000 Rohingya marched in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the largest refugee camp in the world.

Rohingyas Protest Thousands of Rohingyas gather in Bangladesh to mark ‘Genocide Day’

Over 100,000 Rohingya refugees participated in a rally marking the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar. The community was the target of an ethnic cleansing campaign conducted by the military in 2017.

rohingyas-in-myanmar Myanmar military weaponized sexual violence against Rohingyas: UN report

The report comes at a time when the Myanmar government’s attempts to repatriate 1,000 Rohingya families from Bangladesh failed due to widespread mistrust among the refugees.

Soldiers who massacred Rohingyas freed from prison

The gross human rights violations committed by the Myanmar military on the pretext of national security and counter-insurgency operations has forced over 730,000 Rohingyas to flee the country.

Myanmar journalists freed Myanmarese journalists who reported Rohingya massacre freed after 511 days in prison

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to a seven-year jail term for violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a trial marked by irregularities

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 16

In this episode, we report on the protest in Philippines against the massacre of farmers by Army and war crime incidents in Yemen and Myanmar.

Myanmar militia Myanmar accused of war crimes as airstrike kills civilians in Rakhine region

The repeated arbitrary arrests, summary executions, forced labor, ill-treatment and sexual violence committed by the Myanmar army and militias led to the exodus of 700,000 Rohingyas in late August 2017.

India deports over 1,000 Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh

The deportation comes despite repeated requests from different rights organizations to the Narendra Modi-led government about honoring the principle of non-refoulement.

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