Daily Archives: March 6, 2018

Rohingya demand help as Rakhine atrocities continue In this file photo taken on November 26, 2017 Rohingya Muslim refugees walk down a hillside in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar. Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims still pour over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh camps every week, six months into the refugee crisis. (AFP/Ed Jones) Bookmark this page

Rohingya demand help as Rakhine atrocities continue

Sultana Razia, a Rohingya teacher from Chittagong, exposed such atrocities perpetrated against her Muslim minority group during a conference on Myanmar genocide held in Berlin last Monday. Systematic rape is a weapon of war used...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on the right, shakes hands with President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang at her office on Monday, March 5, 2018PID

Vietnam to stand by Bangladesh on Rohingya crisis

  'Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and famous leader Ho Chi Minh gave their lives for the freedom of their people' Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang...

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Rohingya refugees gesture to Bangladeshi fish sellers at the dawn fish market in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 27, 2018. Source: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

There are now 1.2 million Rohingya refugees

  ROHINGYA refugees from Burma (Myanmar) now number more than 1.2 million people, according to data from the United Nations. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) released...
Rohingya refugee girls are seen at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: Anisur Rahman/ Star

Hiding from traffickers in ‘prison-like’ tents, Rohingya girls dream of school

  Trapped inside "prison-like" tents in Bangladesh's refugee camps because of fears they will be trafficked or sexually harassed, teenage Rohingya girls dream of going...
Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

CR Abrar, Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal about Myanmar's genocidal campaign against the Rohingyas and...
People walk after a storm at Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh June 10, 2018. Kristiana Marton/Save the Children/Handout via REUTERS

Race against time: Officials struggle to protect Rohingya refugees ahead of peak monsoon

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - International aid agencies and Bangladesh authorities are struggling to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees against deadly monsoon...
Rohingya girls face 'prison-like' conditions in refugee camps

Rohingya girls face ‘prison-like’ conditions in refugee camps

(CNN)Adolescent Rohingya girls are being kept in stifling conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, unable to go out, deprived of education and facing prospects...