Daily Archives: March 21, 2017

Rohingya children, deprived and malnourished, are gasping for a little space to play at a refugee camp for in Ukhia's Kutubpalong

Red Cross: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need shelter as cyclones loom

Cox's Bazar is prone to the cyclones - and some of the most vulnerable residents are the thousands of displaced Rohingya people who live in make-shift camps Tens of thousands of Muslims who have fled...
Bangladesh pushes ahead with plans to send Rohingya refugees to uninhabited island

Bangladesh pushes ahead with plans to send Rohingya refugees to uninhabited island

In this photo, from December 2016, Rohingyas in a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar district (Bangladesh) follow the news broadcast on television in silence. (AP/A.M. Ahad) Thengar Char, a 40-square-kilometre island in the Bay of Bengal,...
They beat us senseless and left us to die in a ditch. We were five people in the group, only three survived

UNHCR seeks equal treatment for all Rohingya in Bangladesh

A small proportion who fled violence decades ago are considered refugees, while many recent arrivals remain undocumented and miss out on vital aid. By: Vivian Tan | 20 March 2017 In some makeshift sites around Bangladesh’s...

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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...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...