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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Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...