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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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...