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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...