Roughly 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims live in Myanmar, where their rights are limited and their movements restricted. The Myanmar government has vowed to investigate the matter following a UN report condemning the discriminatory policies.
Reuters news agency has published a report by two arrested reporters on the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The news agency says they were arrested because of their investigation and called for their release.
Bangladesh has said that the repatriation of Rohingya refugees will not start as planned, citing more much-needed preparation. The agreed repatriation plan covers the return of 750,000 refugees to Myanmar over two years.
Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees within two years. NGOs viewed the deal with skepticism, saying it doesn't fully address safety and resettlement concerns.
Bill Richardson, an old friend of Myanmar's leader, has said he will not be a "cheerleader" for her government. Myanmar has hit back at what it called a "personal attack" on Aung San Suu Kyi.
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