Daily Archives: August 6, 2018

The middle of the canal marks the the physical border between Bangladesh and Myanmar [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

‘For how long?’: Displaced Rohingya lament life in no-man’s land

Some 4,600 Rohingya live in a camp at Zero Point, barred from returning to their villages by Myanmar authorities. Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - With a blue and white-checkered lungi tied around his waist, Nur al-Amin...
'Remembering how to be children': Young Rohingya overcome trauma

‘Remembering how to be children’: Young Rohingya overcome trauma

Chid Friendly Spaces offer Rohingya children counseling and life skills training, in respite from their gloomy reality. Kutapalong, Cox's Bazar - Over plastic sheets and woven straw mats on the ground, dozens of children sit...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
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,...