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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Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...