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Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed back to 2019 - government official

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely be revisited after year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday.

Myanmar police shoot, injure 4 in raid on Rohingya camp -witness

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people in western Rakhine state, a witness and police told Reuters.

Myanmar given support over Rohingya issue after US rebuke

BEIJING: China supports the Myanmar government’s efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue, Premier Li Keqiang told the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, after United States vice president Mike Pence offered a strong rebuke.

China offers Myanmar support over Rohingya issue after U.S. rebuke

BEIJING (Reuters) - China supports the Myanmar government's efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue, Premier Li Keqiang told the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence offered a strong rebuke.

Pence issues sharp rebuke to Myanmar's Suu Kyi over "persecution" of Rohingya

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence voiced the Trump administration's strongest condemnation yet of Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims on Wednesday, telling leader Aung San Suu Kyi that "persecution" by her country's army was "without excuse".

Issues with refugee repatriation

A letter from DR NEHGINPAO KIPGEN, Assoc prof and executive director, Center for South-East Asian Studies, Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University, India.

Myanmar's neighbours to call for 'accountability' in Rakhine crisis - draft statement

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations will call for those responsible for atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state to be held "fully accountable", according to a statement prepared for a regional summit, reflecting a stronger line being taken within the group.

Exclusive: U.N. will not help Myanmar with long-term camps for Rohingya - document

YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations' refugee agency will not provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar if they are interned in camps, according to an internal position paper circulated days before the initial repatriation is due to start.

Amnesty International strips Myanmar's Suu Kyi of 'conscience' award

YANGON (Reuters) - Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Dozens of Rohingya flee camps by boat, reviving memories of 2015 tragedy

YANGON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Dozens of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh have boarded boats to try to reach Malaysia, officials and aid workers said on Thursday, raising fears of a fresh wave of such dangerous voyages after a 2015 crackdown on people smugglers.