Thousands flee in expectation of Myanmar military operation

Thousands of people in an area of western Myanmar where there have been clashes between the government and ethnic rebels have been fleeing from their villages over the past week after an evacuation order from officials. The Rakhine state government in an order last Tuesday instructed village administrators in Rathedaung township to tell residents to […]

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Bangladesh postpones Rohingya refugee island relocation again

Bangladesh has yet again shelved a controversial plan to relocate some 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal, a minister said Wednesday. Authorities have long sought to relocate some of the country‚Äôs million-plus Rohingya population to Bhashan Char, despite warnings the silty strip of land was prone to violent and […]

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Boat Carrying Rohingyas Capsizes In Bay Of Bengal, 15 Dead

Dozens of Rohingya refugees were missing and 15 were confirmed dead on Tuesday. Dhaka: Dozens of Rohingya refugees were missing and 15 were confirmed dead on Tuesday after a ship carrying about 130 people capsized in the Bay of Bengal while trying to reach Malaysia, a Bangladesh coast guard official said. Rescuers had saved 73 […]

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