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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Rohingya Muslims at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

“I will kill … my entire family if I am forced to leave’: Panic...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world’s largest refugee...
A Rohingya refugee carries a placard that says "We never return" at a protest against an earlier disputed repatriation programme at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. (AFP)

Myanmar and Bangladesh to try repatriation again with 3,454 Rohingya

Myanmar authorities will accept up to 300 people a day in two camps for displaced people. The first attempt at voluntary refugee repatriation failed...
Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...
Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Nearly two years after the start of the massive Rohingya influx, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Policy Research Institute of...