The petition is the latest indication of the challenges ahead for Bangladesh and Burma as they try to engineer the return of up to 655,500 refugees.
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The UN has adopted a resolution urging Burma to grant citizenship to its Rohingya Muslim minority, ramping up pressure on Naypyidaw to scrap a controversial identity plan. The measure was[…]
Burma has granted citizenship to 209 Muslims displaced by communal violence in Arakan State, according to Reuters citing immigration officials. Some 40 of that number were reported to be Rohingyas,[…]
About 170 appeals for citizenship have cleared Arakan State immigration and await Union-level approval, officials from the western state said. Just over 1,000 stateless Muslims living in a displacement camp[…]
A programme to register stateless Muslim IDPs to determine whether they are eligible for citizenship is continuing at Myebon camp in Arakan State.