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Rohingya refugees sit in a refugee camp in Bangladesh's southeastern Cox's Bazar district on Saturday.
ASIA PACIFIC
May 29, 2024
Rohingya forced to fight alongside Myanmar army tormentors
Militant Rohingya groups in Bangladesh have forcibly recruited hundreds of young Rohingya men and boys to battle the Arakan Army.
Rohingya refugees cross a bamboo bridge in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on May 2.
ASIA PACIFIC
May 22, 2024
Rohingya activists say Myanmar armed group has displaced thousands
Clashes have rocked Rakhine since the Arakan Army attacked junta forces in November, ending a cease-fire that had largely held since a military coup in 2021.
Myanmar's military high ranking officials attend a ceremony to mark the country's 78th Armed Forces Day in Naypyidaw on Wednesday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 28, 2024
Myanmar army behind Facebook pages spewing hate speech: U.N. probe
In 2021, Rohingya refugees sued Facebook for $150 billion (¥22.6 trillion), claiming it had failed to stem the hate speech directed against them.
A Rohingya refugee woman holds her child at a temporary camp, at a port on Sabang island in Indonesia's Aceh province.
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Dec 25, 2023
Rohingya refugees in Indonesia face hostile welcome
Jakarta has called on neighboring countries to offer the Rohingya a permanent home.
A Rohingya Muslim child rests on a beach after arriving as part of a group in Blang Raya, Pidie, Aceh province, Indonesia, on Sunday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 10, 2023
Over 300 Rohingya refugees stranded on Indonesian beaches
Around a million Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar and from there thousands risk their lives at sea each year to reach Malaysia or Indonesia.
Rohingya refugee Abdur Rahaman at a temporary Indonesian immigration shelter in Lhokseumawe, in Aceh province.
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Dec 4, 2023
Young Rohingya leave Bangladesh camps for university dream
Refugees still face challenges in obtaining an education in Indonesia.
Newly arrived Rohingya refugees are stranded on a boat after the nearby community decided not to allow them to land in Aceh province, Indonesia, on Nov. 16.
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 21, 2023
After hellish boat journeys, Rohingya refugees unwelcome in Indonesia
For those able to land in Aceh province, their status there is far from assured, and locals say they could still force the newcomers back to sea.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 16, 2023
Cyclone Mocha leaves thousands homeless in Bangladesh and Myanmar
There was less damage than predicted, but the Rohingya refugee camps on the coast of Bangladesh, where most live in simple shanties, were hit particularly hard.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 25, 2023
Surging crime and bleak future push Rohingya in Bangladesh to risk lives at sea
An increasing number of Rohingya are now leaving Bangladesh for countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia via perilous boat journeys.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 27, 2022
Deadly year for Rohingya at sea as 180 presumed drowned
The number of Rohingya leaving Bangladesh in boats this year has jumped more than fivefold from a year earlier to nearly 2,400.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 26, 2022
Five years on, Myanmar Rohingya desperate to leave Bangladesh camps and go home
More than a million Rohingya are living in squalid camps in southern Bangladesh comprising the world's largest refugee settlement, with little prospect of returning to Myanmar.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 24, 2022
Rohingya refugee boat sinks off Myanmar, dozens dead or missing
There are around 600,000 Rohingya Muslims left in the country, where U.N investigators say a military crackdown has shown 'genocidal intent.'
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 21, 2022
Biden administration rules Myanmar army committed genocide against Rohingya
Advocates say the move should help bolster efforts to hold the junta that now runs Myanmar accountable.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 31, 2021
Stricken boat with over 100 Rohingya refugees allowed to dock in Indonesia
Authorities, who had initially sought to turn the boat away, relented following international pressure to give them refuge.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Dec 7, 2021
Facebook facing mounting legal fights over Myanmar genocide
Rohingya refugees blame the social media company for allowing the 'out-of-control spread of anti-Rohingya content” despite repeated warnings about deadly consequences.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 21, 2021
China, Myanmar and others criticized in report on rising religious persecution
'The apparatus of repression constructed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in recent years is ... fine-tuned, pervasive, and technologically sophisticated,' the report said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Apr 9, 2021
India's top court paves way for Rohingya deportations to Myanmar
'We have to state that we cannot comment upon something happening in another country,' the judge said in his order.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Apr 6, 2021
Alarmed by inaction, lawmakers push Japan to embrace rights diplomacy
A tug-of-war between the Foreign Ministry and lawmakers, with Suga standing on the sidelines, illustrates the challenge confronting Tokyo: Take stronger action or risk alienating the U.S.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 6, 2021
Death threats and hate speech make Rohingya activist's Malaysia refuge a prison
Malaysia has long been seen as friendly to the persecuted minority, but that sentiment soured a year ago as people started saying Rohingya were spreading COVID-19.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 29, 2021
Suu Kyi ally wants equal rights for persecuted Myanmar Muslims
Under the previous government led by Suu Kyi, who is now detained, Myanmar defended the military against accusations of perpetrating genocide on the Rohingya.

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