An attack leaves at least eight people dead at a camp for Rohingya people in Bangladesh. Bangladeshi authorities detain 12 people after multiple attacks, including arson and gunfire, occurred for several days.
The government of Bangladesh announces it will begin moving thousands of Rohingya refugees from crowded camps to the flood-prone island of Thengar Char, starting early November. The government hopes to relocate 100,000 refugees by the end of the operation, which has been criticised by rights groups as an "inevitable" humanitarian crisis.
Bangladesh's Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque tells the United Nations Security Council that his country will no longer accept Rohingya refugees fleeing violence across the border in Rakhine State, and accuses Myanmar of "hollow promises" regarding repatriation.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak leads a protest rally against the persecution of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority in the predominately Buddhist country, and calls on Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the United Nations to address the Rohingya's plight and end the violence. Myanmar's president's office said the rally is timed for Malaysian political purposes, and that Malaysia should respect the Association of Southeast Asian Nations's principle on sovereignty.
Bangladesh detains five Rohingya Muslims who fled fighting between Buddhists and Muslims in Burma. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-asia-320692-bangladesh-detains-myanmar-rohingya-refugees ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019