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Three Rohingya killed in clash with Myanmar police

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 16:24

Police and activists say several women villagers from Myanmar`s Rohingya minority have been shot dead in a confrontation with security officials.

Rohingya Muslims forced to identify themselves as `Bengalis`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 08:37

The Rohingya community in Myanmar are being held in squalid camps and even beaten up.

Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 16:54

Authorities in Myanmar`s western Rakhine state have introduced a two-child limit for Muslim Rohingya families in an effort to ease tensions with the Rohingya`s Buddhist neighbors after a spate of deadly sectarian violence.

Boats carrying fleeing Rohingya Muslims capsize off Myanmar

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 14:46

Several overcrowded boats carrying more than 100 Rohingya Muslims trying to escape an approaching cyclone have capsized off the coast of western Myanmar. The United Nations says only 42 are known to have survived.

India urged to help end killings in Myanmar

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 15:46

Human Rights Watch on Monday urged India to use its influence with Myanmar authorities to demand an end to attacks on Muslims there.

Myanmar waging `ethnic cleansing` against Rohingya Muslims: HRW

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:24

Myanmar has waged "a campaign of ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya Muslims, a leading rights watchdog said Monday.

Indonesia detains 80 Myanmar Rohingya on remote island

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 22:17

Indonesian police on Sunday detained 80 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar on a remote island off Sumatra after they had got lost attempting to reach Malaysia, an official said.

Myanmar religious riots: Emergency rule declared in Meiktila, 20 dead

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 13:29

State of emergency has been declared by Myanmar President U Thein Sein on Friday, in four townships here as riot between Buddhists and Muslims, which killed at least 20 people escalated after its outbreak on Wednesday, as per reports.

Myanmar survivors say floated at sea for 25 days

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 20:47

Myanmar asylum seekers rescued by Sri Lanka`s Navy last week say they floated for 25 days at sea and 97 people died of starvation.

Bangla protests Suu Kyi`s `surprising` comments on Rohingyas

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 21:39

Bangladesh termed as "surprising" Myanmar`s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi`s comments questioning the state of origin of her country`s Muslim Rohingya community.

Myanmar to consider rights for Rohingya minority

Last Updated: Saturday, November 17, 2012, 13:26

Myanmar`s President has pledged to consider new rights for the stateless Rohingya minority ahead of a landmark visit by President Barack Obama.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi wants govt action on unrest

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 11:02

Myanmar’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is calling on the government to deploy more troops to restore peace and stability in Rakhine state.