Daily Archives: February 13, 2017

Restricted by their alien status and unable to earn their livelihoods, Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar have been reduced to living on the streets and begging from passing vehicles

Rohingya refugees begging on streets

Tired of finding nothing to do to earn their livelihoods, the Rohingyas, who fled to Bangladesh to escape atrocities by their government in Rakhaine state of Myanmar, are now begging on the streets of...
The mission called Food Flotilla for Myanmar is organised by KPIM and Mapim with the participation of 182 volunteers from Malaysia and other countries

Nautical Aliya gets go-ahead to dock in Chittagong – Azeez

ON BOARD NAUTICAL ALIYA: After being ordered to berth in the waters of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on Monday, the humanitarian aid mission vessel, Nautical Aliya continues to sail for Chittagong. Mission head Datuk Seri Abdul...
the worst case scenario is that the Nautical Aliya would have been detained by Myanmar authorities for investigation into the collision

Nautical Aliya avoids near-collision with trawler in Bay of Bengal

BAY OF BENGAL: The Food Flotilla for Myanmar vessel, the Nautical Aliya, had a close brush with disaster this morning when it narrowly avoided colliding with a fishing boat some 17 nautical miles west...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...