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Thousands of Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

Thousands of Rohingya who took refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar have returned home because of a Bangladeshi plan to house them on an uninhabited flood-prone island, community leaders said Wednesday. Nearly 73,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since last October, when government forces in Myanmar unleashed a …

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Myanmar’unlikely’ to face UN probe on Rohingya abuses

Contrary to the UN Human Rights Council proposals, EU diplomats say they prefer existing mechanism to probe abuses. Some 70,000 people have fled Rakhine state to Bangladesh since Myanmar’s military began operation in October [AP] Myanmar looks set to escape an international investigation into alleged atrocities against its Rohingya minority, …

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Myanmar set to dodge full U.N. probe on Rohingya abuse

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein. Photo: UNIFEED By Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters GENEVA, March 8 (Reuters) – Myanmar looks set to escape an international investigation into alleged atrocities against its Rohingya minority, after the European Union decided not to seek one at the U.N. Human Rights Council, a …

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