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Myanmar Rohingya

500 Rohingya Muslims From Myanmar Wash To Shore In Indonesia

AP | MARGIE MASON and ROBIN McDOWELL | Posted 05.13.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Boats carrying nearly 600 Bangladeshis and long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar landed in western Indonesia on Su...

As Fears Rise In Myanmar, Rohingya Exodus Grows

AP | ESTHER HTUSAN | Posted 01.17.2015 | World

SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) -- The captain of the small fishing vessel has spent most of his life helping fellow Rohingya Muslims escape persecution and hatr...

Myanmar's Security Forces Profit Off Rohingya Exodus

AP | TODD PITMAN and ESTHER HTUSAN | Posted 01.06.2015 | World

MYIN HLUT, Myanmar (AP) — The small wooden boats leave the shores of western Myanmar nearly every day, overloaded with desperate Rohingya Muslims wh...

Report: Thai Navy Involved In Smuggling Threatened Muslim Minority

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

(Recasts to add comment from U.S. State Department) By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK, July 19 (Reuters) - Thailand's navy ...

The Rohingya of Burma -- Betrayed by Aung San Sui Kyi

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 07.17.2013 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

The continuing silence of Aung San Sui Kyi on the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Burma continues to confound and dismay all those who welcomed her return to the international scene as the moral voice of Burma.

Nearly 700 Asylum Seekers Rescued In Thailand

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

SONGKHLA, Thailand -- Thai authorities said Friday that about 700 people from Myanmar's beleaguered Rohingya minority who had entered Thailand illegal...

Preventing Sectarian Strife in Myanmar

David L. Phillips | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
David L. Phillips

Myanmar's 800,000 Rohingya originally hail from West Bengal. Today they are stateless people, denied citizenship in Myanmar and rejected by Bangladesh.

Reports: 'Atrocities' In Myanmar

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

SITTWE, Myanmar -- A human rights group said Myanmar government forces opened fire on crowds of ethnic Rohingya in a targeted campaign of violence dur...