Feb 13, 2017

Malaysian aid ship to help Rohingyas arrives in Bangladesh

A Malaysian aid ship arrived Monday in Bangladesh carrying aid for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, many citing abuses by the Myanmar security forces. Nearly 70,000 Rohingya have fled from Buddhist-majority Myanmar’s Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape ...

Myanmar panel rejects claim that Rohingya are being persecuted

Jan 5, 2017

Myanmar panel rejects claim that Rohingya are being persecuted

Human rights groups said Myanmar’s government is trying to cover up abuses against civilians in a Muslim-majority part of Rakhine State after an investigation panel dismissed claims a government crackdown there amounts to “genocide.” A commission appointed by the government of Nobel laureate Aung ...