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Daily Archives: March 10, 2017

Is there a place where these children can start a new life

Give them shelter

The world can help the Rohingya find new homes in Europe I had a surprise waiting for me when I recently visited the beautiful black-marble city of Kilkenny, a 90-minute train journey from Ireland’s capital...
Led by Convenor JBA, Ch Vikram Randhawa, the activists assembled at Narwal area of Jammu city and raised slogans against the PHE department for providing illegal water connections to the foreign nationals

JBA protests against PHE connections to Bangladeshi, Rohingyas

JAMMU: Jammu Bachao Andolan (JBA) on Wednesday staged protest against the PHE Department for providing water connections to Bangladeshis, Rohingyas and other illegal immigrants. Led by Convenor JBA, Ch Vikram Randhawa, the activists assembled at...
Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

DHAKA: Thousands of Rohingya who took refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar have returned home because of a Bangladeshi plan to house them on an uninhabited flood-prone island, community leaders said on...
Contrary to the UN Human Rights Council proposals, EU diplomats say they prefer existing mechanism to probe abuses.

Myanmar ‘unlikely’ to face UN probe on Rohingya abuses

Some 70,000 people have fled Rakhine state to Bangladesh since Myanmar's military began operation in October Myanmar looks set to escape an international investigation into alleged atrocities against its Rohingya minority, after the European...

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Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against repatriation efforts, Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 15, 2018.

Rohingya Shot in Camp in Myanmar

    Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...
Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
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...