Myanmar's army killed many of the women they raped. Survivors in refugee camps in Bangladesh say they want justice.Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Twenty-year-old Ayesha Begum sat on a plastic mat inside her family's bamboo and tarpaulin shelter in the sprawling makeshift refugee settlement of Balukhali.She cradled her one-year-old son in her arms, blowing on his face every so often to give him some relief from the sweltering heat.
COLOMBO — Sri Lankan police said Sunday they have arrested six people in their hunt for a mob led by Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees last week.The government of the Buddhist-majority country has accused the monks of behaving like "animals" during Tuesday's attack on a centre housing Rohingya including children on the outskirts of Colombo.
As thousands of Rohingya refugees – including many children – having fled violence in Myanmar continue to arrive in Bangladesh, a United Nations-supported vaccination campaign has been initiated to prevent the spread of potentially deadly diseases.
The Bangladesh government plans to construct a large camp to house some 400,000 Rohingya Muslims who have poured in from neighbouring Myanmar over the past three weeks, officials said.
Australia is promising thousands of dollars to Rohingya refugees who agree to return to Myanmar, a country that has been accused of ethnic cleansing against the Muslim minority.Asylum seekers in the Australian-run detention centre on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island, have been pressured by officials to return to their home countries, even if they face violence.
Unofficial handouts cause ‘chaos’ as refugee camp populations swell,Three people have been killed during a stampede for aid outside a Rohingya refugee camp, according to agencies.
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims encircled by hostile Buddhists in Rathedaung township are pleading for a secure way out.