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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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...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...