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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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...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...