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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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
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...