Burma’s President Thein Sein said Monday that all political prisoners would be freed by the end of the year and that a ceasefire with ethnic groups was possible within weeks
Over 100 Muslim Rohingyas staying in the Kanchanaburi immigration centre in Thailand are observing the first day of the holy month of Ramadan. During Ramadan Muslims abstain from eating and[...]
The United Nations refugee agency has released a report that coincides with World Refugee Day, that says there are now more refugees in the world than there were nearly 20[...]
Authorities are struggling to evacuate tens of thousands of people from low-lying camps before Cyclone Mahasen reaches the coast.
Thousands of people remain vulnerable in western Burma’s Arakan state as Cyclone Mahasen makes its way closer to the coast.
DVB’s Aye Nai spoke to a Rohingya man from Natchaung Camp in Pauktaw who witnessed the sinking of several boats carrying over 100 Rohingya escaping the path of Cyclone Mahasen[...]
Rohingya Muslims and Arakan Buddhists living in western Burma remain divided – and there is little hope the two groups will ever live peacefully together.