Daily Archives: November 23, 2016

Humanitarian urgency of Rohingya and not so-good-neighbourliness of Bangladesh

As the neighbour, Bangladesh is morally bound to provide fleeing Rohingya a safe protection under international humanitarian, human rights and refugee laws, not the other way around By Haikal Mansor, A Journey through Darkness At the...
Religious Affairs Directorate head Mehmet Gormez meets Arakan Rohingya Union Wakar Uddin in Ankara

Turkey’s top cleric urges focus on Rohingya Muslims

Roads, Turkey’s top religious figure has called for a focus on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, saying their plight must not be overshadowed by the suffering of Muslims in other parts of the world such...
According to the UNHCR, more than 27,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since the military crackdown

Breaking News: A Refugee teenage boy’s body recovered outside Nayapara Camp

Teknaf – A teenage boy’s dead body has been recovered hanging with a rope on a tree at western side of Nayapara refugee camp, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar on Monday, November 22, 2016 at around...

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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...