Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

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Rohingya family scattered across four continents

A mother and four of her eight sons talk about their life in Bangladesh after they fled persecution in Myanmar. Her other sons are no longer with her. One is in a...

Rohingya genocide: Surely, now is the time for Australia to act

The article ("Australia must act: Rohingya genocide",The Age, 1/10), documents the clear first-hand evidence, attested to by an experienced Australian criminal investigator, of genocidal acts by members of the Myanmar military against Rohingya Muslims....

Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis update – September 2018

September 2018 update on activities in Cox's Bazar district, Bangladesh, providing care for Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Over 13,000 people have been registered by the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, as new arrivals...

NIA Says Explosive Set Off In Bodh Gaya To Show Solidarity With Rohingya

The explosion was supposed to be carried out when the Dalai Lama and the governor of Bihar were at the Bodh Gaya Buddhist temple premises, NIA said in a release. NIA Says Explosive Set Off...

States asked to identify Rohingya refugees and collect biometric details

Kolkata: The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to do away with the condition of advance payment for deployment of Central armed forces in states, a senior official said. PTI Home Minister Rajnath Singh on...

Bangladesh Delays Plan To Shift Rohingya To Remote Island

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was slated to open the new settlement built to house 100,000 refugees on Bhashan Char on October 3, despite warnings the silty strip was prone to violent weather. Bangladesh Delays...

Sky News wins International Emmy for Rohingya crisis coverage

The broadcaster filmed the first independent evidence from Myanmar's Rakhine State, revealing the plight of Rohingya Muslims. Sky News has won the 2018 International Emmy for News for its coverage of the plight...

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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
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...