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Nawpyidaw, Dec 14 (JEN): Weighing in on the Rohingya crisis, global humanitarian NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) released a report on Tuesday, claiming that a survey by them showed at least 9000 Rohingya people were killed between April and September this year.

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Myanmar can draw on UN expertise in tackling Rohingya returns, Security Council told

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): The United Nations can help Myanmar to defuse inter-communal tensions and create an environment for safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refug ...

Myanmar: opium cultivation down 25 per cent, but conflict areas remain 'safe haven' for drug traders

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): The total area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has decreased significantly in 2017 to 41,000 hectares, down 25 per cent from the 55,500 recorded ...

Violence drives more Rohingyas to Bangladesh; in Myanmar, Pope appeals for tolerance – UN

New York, Nov 28(Just Earth News): While their numbers have dropped in recent weeks, hundreds of Rohingya refugees are still crossing the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar every day, ...

Conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine not in place to enable safe returns – UN refugee agency

New York, Nov 24(Just Earth News): Amid reports of an agreement between the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar on return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, the United Nations refugee ...

Desperate Rohingya refugees use home-made rafts to get to Bangladesh – UN

New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): Over the past 10 days, dozens of makeshift rafts carrying more than a thousand people have floated into Bangladesh, proof that Rohingya refugees are ...

UN warns of trafficking, sexual abuse in shadow of Rohingya refugee crisis

New York, Nov 14(Just Earth News): Human trafficking and exploitation are rife among Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar to seek safety in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, the United N ...

UN Security Council calls on Myanmar to end excessive military force in Rakhine state

New York, Nov 7(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning the widespread violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, which has led to the displacement of over 600,000 members of the country’s minor ...

Crisis in Rakhine 'decades in the making' and reaches beyond Myanmar's borders – UN rights expert

New York, Oct 27(Just Earth News): Voicing concern that hate speech and incitement to violence against Myanmar's Rohingya community has been “cultivated for decades” in the minds of the ...

UN migration chief urges more support for Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar or 'thousands will suffer'

New York, Oct 19(Just Earth News): The United Nations migration agency and its partners are supporting Bangladesh in coordinating assistance for the influx of hundreds of thousands of Rohing ...