Daily Archives: October 8, 2018

In absence of formal schooling, Rohingya kids in refugee camps turn to madressahs

Inside a stifling bamboo shanty, eight-year-old Saleema Khanam throws a bright yellow shawl over her head and steps out into the enormous Bangladesh refugee camp tightly clutching her treasured Quran. She is the only girl...

Giving Rohingya Refugee Children a Safe Space to Play and Learn

Balukhali Camp 1 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh is part of a sprawling network of tarp-covered shelters housing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees chased out of Myanmar by a wave of mass killings in...

Deported Rohingyas ‘will be killed very soon’, fear refugees staying in camp

NEW DELHI: Rohingya Refugees staying in Indian camps have expressed concern over being deported to Myanmar. Some 235 refugees staying at Kalindi Kunj camp in Delhi don’t want to return to Myanmar fearing for...

UN made to wait on plan for sustainable return of Rohingya

UNHCR, UNDP complete first assessments in Rakhine UNB NEWS PUBLISH DATE - OCTOBER 08, 2018, 01:24 AM 132 VIEWS UN made to wait on plan for sustainable return of Rohingya Dhaka, Oct 7 (UNB) - Myanmar...

Won’t return to Myanmar, say Rohingya refugees

After the Centre deported seven Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, many now have refused to return to Myanmar, saying they will not rehabilitate until 'peace is restored in their homeland. NEW DELHI: Rohingya...

India’s Rohingya refugees struggle with hatred, fear as first group is expelled

JAMMU, India (Reuters) - Hours after Indian TV channels flashed that the country was deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, Sahidullah said he received a call from his nephew: “Uncle, please get us out...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...