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Myanmar erects security posts on burned Rohingya land – Amnesty International

Mar 12, 2018 - 4:06 PM

The new Amnesty report, 'Remaking Rakhine State,' uses satellite imagery and interviews to point to a rapid increase in military infrastructure and other construction since the start of the year which researchers say amounts to a 'land grab'

Rohingya started new Rakhine fires – Myanmar army chief office

Oct 05, 2017 - 5:21 PM

A post on the Facebook page of the office of army chief Min Aung Hlaing says blazes at 7 houses in a Rohingya village early Wednesday were started by an 'Einu' – a militant from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA)

Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar – army

Sep 25, 2017 - 12:55 AM

The deaths of the Hindus found in a mass grave in Rakhine are being blamed on Muslim Rohingya militants

Rohingya rebels call one-month Myanmar ceasefire as exodus grows

Sep 10, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Bedraggled and exhausted Rohingya refugees have arrived in huge numbers in Bangladesh s Cox s Bazar area for over two weeks while tens of thousands more are believed to be on the move inside Rakhine

SCRAMBLE FOR RELIEF. Newly arrived Rohingya refugees scuffle for relief supplies at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi locality of Ukhia on September 9, 2017. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

Bangladesh sends back 90 Rohingya despite violence

Aug 27, 2017 - 3:46 PM

UPDATED The villagers are caught en route to a refugee camp where thousands of Rohingya already live in squalid conditions

Fleeing Rohingya refugees rests under a makeshift shelter near Ukhiya on the Bangladesh border on August 27, 2017, after violence erupted in bordering Myanmar's Rakhine state. Bangladesh has detained and forcibly returned 90 Rohingya migrants to Myanmar, police said on August 27, just hours after Myanmarese troops on the other side of the border had opened fire on people fleeing the country. / AFP PHOTO / Sam JAHAN

Myanmar Rohingya militants call for peacekeeping troops

Mar 29, 2017 - 6:04 PM

In a statement widely shared by Rohingya activists outside of Myanmar the group says it acted to defend salvage and protect the Rohingya community in Arakan Rakhine

PLIGHT OF THE ROHINGYA. Monks and ethnic Rakhine protesters take part in a demonstration against a government push to speed up the citizenship verification process for the stateless Rohingya minority in Sittwe township, Rakhine state, on March 19, 2017. File photo by Khine Htoo Mrat/ AFP