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UNHCR Reports Sharp Spike in Dangerous Rohingya Boat Voyages
January 19, 2023

UNHCR Reports Sharp Spike in Dangerous Rohingya Boat Voyages

By Sebastian Strangio
More than 3,500 people attempted to flee Myanmar and Bangladesh by sea last year, nearly five times more than in 2021.

Hasina’s Pitch for Solving the Rohingya Crisis
October 11, 2022

Hasina’s Pitch for Solving the Rohingya Crisis

By Kamal Uddin Ahmed
Bangladesh’s prime minister highlighted the issue in her UNGA speech. Will anyone listen?
Remembering Mohibullah, a Tireless Advocate for the Rohingya
September 29, 2022

Remembering Mohibullah, a Tireless Advocate for the Rohingya

By Hashmat Ullah and Mohammad Nowkhim
"There are tens of thousands to whom he represented hope in a better future, and who will be mourning him today."

UN Chief Calls for ‘Inclusive Solutions’ to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis
August 25, 2022

UN Chief Calls for ‘Inclusive Solutions’ to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
On the fifth anniversary of the army's ethnic cleansing campaign, Antonio Guterres said that the Rohingya must be included in any resolution to the country's political crisis.

Who Will Champion the Rohingya?
August 22, 2022

Who Will Champion the Rohingya?

By Paul McPhun
“Failing meaningful and safe return to Myanmar, I worry what the future holds. How long can people live with so little basic protection and hope?”

Rohingya Man Sentenced to Death in Bangladesh
June 30, 2022

Rohingya Man Sentenced to Death in Bangladesh

By Samaya Anjum
The language of the ruling reveals racist treatment of the Rohingya community amid growing calls for their repatriation.

5 Years On, The World Is Failing the Rohingya
June 20, 2022

5 Years On, The World Is Failing the Rohingya

By Imrul Islam
Rohingya refugees feel forgotten by the world, and they are not wrong.
Why Are Rohingya Refugees Returning From India To Bangladesh?
June 03, 2022

Why Are Rohingya Refugees Returning From India To Bangladesh?

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
India’s plans to put them in detention centers before deporting them to Myanmar is driving the reverse exodus.

At Least 17 Perish as Refugee Boat Capsizes Off Myanmar Coast
May 24, 2022

At Least 17 Perish as Refugee Boat Capsizes Off Myanmar Coast

By Sebastian Strangio
The tragedy is a reminder of the unresolved Rohingya refugee crisis that has been largely eclipsed by the country's post-coup conflict.

Facebook Fails to Detect Hate Speech Against Rohingya, Report Claims
March 22, 2022

Facebook Fails to Detect Hate Speech Against Rohingya, Report Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
A leading advocacy group claims that the platform's ability to detect Burmese-language hate speech "remains abysmally poor.”

Rohingya Militancy: Myth or Reality?
February 15, 2022

Rohingya Militancy: Myth or Reality?

By Shafi Md Mostofa
Rohingya refugees have so far proven surprisingly resistant to the siren call of global jihadi ideology.
ARSA After the Myanmar Coup: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
January 24, 2022

ARSA After the Myanmar Coup: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

By Patrick Dupont
Isolated from its main popular base of support, the ragtag militant outfit has withered on the vine.

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