Daily Archives: February 12, 2018

The WFP said it reached 882,000 refugees during its latest round of food distributions in Bangladesh in January [Ashish Malhotra/Al Jazeera]

Rohingya refugees sell aid to fund basic diet

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Just after midday on a Saturday afternoon Hakim Ali stands calmly by a police checkpoint on the fringes of Bangladesh's main Rohingya refugee settlement area. He tells a policeman on duty...
Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (centre) arrives at the airport in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine state, accompanied by local officials and police yesterday.

Johnson urges ‘independent’ probe of Rohingya crisis

  Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson stopped off in Myanmar yesterday to press Aung San Suu Kyi on the need for an independent probe into violence in Rakhine state, as the country faces mounting pressure...
Boris Johnson discusses Rohingya, elections in Thailand

Boris Johnson discusses Rohingya, elections in Thailand

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, shakes hands with Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha during their meeting at the Government House, in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Narong Sangnak/Pool Photo via AP) (Associated...

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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,...
China denies offering cash to lure Rohingya to Myanmar

China denies offering cash to lure Rohingya to Myanmar

Rohingya refugee children play football at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain By SM Najmus Sakib I...

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...