November 25th @ 12:31 PM GMT
Yahoo! Thousands of Bangladeshis marched in the capital's streets Friday to protest the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, one of several similar rallies in the region. (World)
November 25th @ 11:48 AM GMT
Yahoo! Angry Muslim protesters took to the streets from Jakarta to Dhaka on Friday to denounce Myanmar over allegations of indiscriminate killing and rape in a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslim minority. Around 5,000 Bangladeshi Muslims demonstrated in the capital Dhaka after Friday prayers, with hundreds more protesting in Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Bangkok to accuse Myanmar of ethnic cleansing and genocide in its northern Rakhine state. Muslim-majority Malaysia's Cabinet also ... (World)
November 25th @ 11:35 AM GMT
Yahoo! Thousands of Bangladeshis have protested the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, taking to the streets of the capital in front of a national mosque. (World)
November 28th @ 8:15 AM GMT
Yahoo! Multiple boats packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar were turned back by Bangladesh border guards Monday, despite appeals by the country's opposition to provide shelter to the persecuted Muslim minority. Thousands of desperate Rohingya from Myanmar's western Rakhine state have flooded over the border into Bangladesh in the last week, bringing with them horrifying claims of gang rape, torture and murder at the hands of Myanmar's security forces. Eight boats attempting ... (Top Stories)
November 26th @ 11:42 AM GMT
Yahoo! Alam's short life ended on Saturday in a dark, tattered tent in Bangladesh, the Rohingya child's skeletal body succumbing to illness contracted while fleeing Myanmar where his stateless people are under attack. Alam died hours after arriving at makeshift refugee camp close to Teknaf, the gateway to Cox's Bazar, a poor, densely populated coastal area already home to more than 230,000 Rohingya refugees. With her child's body by her side, Alam's 22-year-old mother Nur Begum describes how ... (Top Stories)