Articles about Rohingya Muslims
10 May 2022World
Late Indian Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui has been posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of India's COVID-19 deaths along with his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave.
02 Apr 2021World
A fire on Friday destroyed more than 20 shops in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, killing at least three people, police and witnesses said.
25 Feb 2021World
Social media giant Facebook announced on Thursday that it was banning all accounts linked to Myanmar's military and ads from military-controlled companies in the wake of the army's seizure of power on February 1.
14 Mar 2020India
A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.
07 Mar 2020World
A top Hindu body in the United States, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF), has accused the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) of spreading misinformation about the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
20 Jan 2020Technology
Facebook is drawing flak for translating the name of China's President Xi Jinping to 'Mr Shithole'.
12 Dec 2019India
A day after the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has filed a writ petition against the Bill in the Supreme Court on Thursday, calling it "unconstitutional."
19 Jul 2019World
If you are a stranger to Iraqi human rights activist and Nobel laureate Nadia Murad's works, you will find company in United States President Donald Trump.
07 May 2019World
Two Reuters journalists, convicted in Myanmar under Official Secrets Act, were released on Tuesday after spending 500 days in prison.
28 Dec 2018India
Cathal McNaughton, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, was denied entry into India after he returned from an overseas trip.
12 Dec 2018World
In the latest development in the 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' controversy involving Jack Dorsey, the Twitter CEO has pleaded ignorance, and has asked the Rajasthan High Court to quash an FIR against him.
11 Dec 2018World
TIME magazine has finally released its much-awaited Person of the Year 2018, and a handful of journalists whose work landed them in jail or cost them their lives have been awarded the coveted title collectively.
13 Nov 2018World
Amnesty International yesterday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the country's military against Rohingya Muslims.
12 Nov 2018World
Seeking a voluntary, safe, and dignified return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, the US asserted yesterday that Dhaka must ensure the returnees have the freedom of movement and "not be confined to camps".
04 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying it wasn't inclined to take the decision.
24 Sep 2018World
Myanmar army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country, a week after a UN probe suggested that he be prosecuted for "genocide" against the Rohingya minority.
13 Sep 2018World
Amid widespread international criticism over the arrest of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the court's verdict and said the two were imprisoned as per the law.
10 Sep 2018World
The UN rights chief called for the creation of a new mechanism for preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.
04 Sep 2018World
An activist who has spent 40 years fighting for Rohingya rights in Myanmar will donate $1mn, which he received as prize money for his work, to provide medical assistance to around 375,000 Rohingya refugees staying across South East Asia.
03 Sep 2018World
On Monday, a Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years of prison for illegal possession of state secrets. Their trial lasted for 8 months.
25 Aug 2018World
Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh for "justice" today on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in Bangladesh.
19 Jul 2018Technology
Accused of helping to spur violence in Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and India, Facebook said it will start removing misinformation that leads to physical harm and violence.
15 Jul 2018World
Bangladesh today has reassured India that it will not allow its soil to be used for any terrorist activities against the neighboring country as visiting Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan on security-related issues.
08 Jul 2018World
Five Rohingya youths have been detained at a Bangladesh border checkpoint after allegedly trying to enter India with fake passports.
19 Jun 2018World
A record 68.5mn people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence, and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, a report released by UN refugee agency in Geneva said.
15 Jun 2018World
Khalsa Aid, a UK-based NGO which has been constantly working to improve lives of Syrian refugees, is now making their Eid cheerful.
12 Jun 2018World
Heavy rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting over one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the United Nations has said.
04 Jun 2018India
Stepping up its clampdown on Rohingya refugees, the Center has asked states to confine them to specified areas and record their biometrics, which'll prevent them from getting Indian documents illegally and help in their repatriation.
27 May 2018World
Stranded on a dusty slope in Cox's Bazar refugee camp, Osiur Rahman looked to the hill where a Rohingya girl was buried in a landslide just days earlier and pondered over his chances of survival if he comes across another calamity.
23 May 2018World
In what could potentially change the narrative around Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, a report by Amnesty International has made controversial allegations.
12 May 2018World
At least 19 people have been killed in clashes between Myanmar's military and an ethnic armed group today in northern Shan State, the most deadly flare-up in recent years as fighting in the borderlands intensifies.
28 Apr 2018World
The United Nations has expressed concern over the safety of tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims as the approaching monsoon season threatens their make-shift camps in Southern Bangladesh.
28 Apr 2018World
The United Nations said that lives of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees hang in the balance as monsoon and cyclone seasons threaten their makeshift camps in Bangladesh.
20 Apr 2018Mumbai
Every photo tells a story and a Reuters team of photojournalists did exactly that when they captured the plight of nearly 600,000 Rohingya refugees desperately trying to flee Myanmar and come to Bangladesh in 2017.
16 Apr 2018Delhi
As many as 228 Rohingya refugees were rendered homeless when a massive fire burnt to ashes a camp they were residing in southeast Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area in wee hours of Sunday.
15 Apr 2018Politics
Vishwa Hindu Parishad veteran Pravin Togadia quit the outfit on Saturday after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost the party's presidential election, held for the first time since it was founded in 1964.
12 Apr 2018India
The chargesheet in the gangrape-murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua, J&K, has revealed chilling details.
30 Mar 2018World
About 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugees, who fled violence in Myanmar to settle in crowded camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, are living in flood-prone areas and must be relocated ahead of the coming rainy season, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.
09 Feb 2018World
In unheralded moves, US President Donald Trump has been tilting away from Pakistan. He has also been deepening ties with his other South Asian ally, India to counter an aggressive China in the sub-continent.
14 Dec 2017World
At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the month after the outbreak of violence in Myanmar in August, according to aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).