Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

A refugee girl carries water jug in Kutupalong new expanded Rohingya refugee camp

NSF protests against Rohingyas, Bangladeshis

JAMMU, Apr 9: National Secular Forum today staged a strong protest demonstration against the illegal Rohingya, Bangladeshi immigrants in Jammu and urged the State Government to take immediate remedial measures to weed out these...
U Nanda Thara, left, and Khine Ni Min were arrested on 10 April 2017.

Organisers of ‘Arakan Army Cup’ arrested for unlawful association

The abbot of a local monastery and another man were arrested in Arakan State’s Mrauk Oo Township on Monday after they organised a football match dubbed the “Arakan Army Cup.” U Nanda Thara, the monk,...
Rohingya Muslim refugees in Delhi protest against the crackdown on ethnic Rohingyas in Myanmar (Burma)

Rohingya community crackdown on the cards over terror concerns: Fate of around 40,000 Rohingya...

  India is not a signatory of the UN Refugee Convention and does not grant refugee status to those in need The Rohingya people are a Muslim Indo-Aryan community from the Rakhine State of...
UNICEF official seeks release of detained Rohingya children in Myanmar

UNICEF official seeks release of detained Rohingya children in Myanmar

YANGON: A top official from the UN children's fund (UNICEF) has sought the release of Rohingya children detained in a Myanmar army crackdown on the Muslim minority, the organisation's country representative said on Monday. Children...

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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...
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...