Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

Turkey supports Bangladesh during Rohingya crisis: Bangladeshi FM

Turkey is supporting us on the Rohingya crisis, said the Bangladeshi foreign minister on Sunday. As part of the "Visit Bangladesh 2018" program, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali met around 50 reporters from Turkey, Canada,...

EU considers textile trade sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

The European Union is considering trade sanctions on Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, potentially stripping the country of tariff-free access to the world’s largest trading bloc, three EU officials...

U.S. Provides $156 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Support the Rohingya Crisis Response...

U.S. PROVIDES $156 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO SUPPORT THE ROHINGYA CRISIS RESPONSE IN BANGLADESH DHAKA, October 8, 2018—During October, 2018 United Nations ministerial-level meeting on Burma, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations...

UK announces broad support for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh

DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Bangladesh welcomes a new contribution of US $22.25 million from the United Kingdom that will help meet the immediate food and nutrition needs of...

World needs to step up support for the Rohingya

What I saw on my first visit to Bangla-desh, as the vice president of the World Bank's South Asia Region, was a human tragedy as far as the eye could see. Lines after...

Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims: Suu Kyi promises ‘transparency’

TOKYO: Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed on Monday to increase transparency over her government’s handling of the Rohingya crisis while pitching for foreign investment in Myanmar ahead of a regional summit in...

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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...
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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...