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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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...