An Argentine court will hear the ordeal of Rohingya and decide whether to initiate a genocide case against Myanmar's military.
About 40 refugees, including women and children, were in a fishing boat, which sank in bad weather, police said. The refugees were apparently trying to flee a remote Bangladeshi island.
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen says World Bank report "contradicts our philosophy on Rohingya," adding "welfare of the Rohingya lies in repatriation."
Torrential rain and landslides kill at least 14 people, including six Rohingya, as government evacuates thousands of refugees from hilly slopes around Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar.
The military's brutal crackdown post-coup has been aided by an arsenal of surveillance and data extraction tools sourced from Western firms.
The mostly Muslim Rohingya - long viewed as interlopers from Bangladesh by many in Myanmar - have for decades been denied citizenship, rights, access to services and freedom of movement.
Of the 90 people who set off on a troubled journey from Bangladesh in hopes of sanctuary in Malaysia, eight were found dead by Indian Coast Guards in February.
Nearly a million refugees from the Muslim minority group, who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar after a deadly crackdown in 2017, live in crowded camps where the pandemic has rendered them even more vulnerable.
Painfully estranged from their homeland, the holy month stirs up memories of harmony and festivity for one of the world’s most persecuted peoples.
A US-based Muslim advocacy group filed a court petition against the social media giant on Thursday, claiming the company has failed to police derogatory anti-Muslim content.
The persecuted Muslim group doesn’t have a Rohingya translation of Islam’s holiest book.
The UN, aid groups and Rohingya leaders said the fences erected by the military hampered rescue work and caused injuries during Monday’s 12-hour blaze in the maze that killed at least 15 people and left nearly 50,000 homeless.
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