Daily Archives: October 16, 2018

Panicked Rohingyas start leaving the only camp in Kolkata

The panicked Rohingya families started leaving the camps following the Central government advisory to states to capture biometrics details of refugees. NEW DELHI: Fearing crackdown, detention, Rohingya refugee families begin leaving the Hardaha, the only...

Myanmar clears list of 8,000 Rohingyas sent by Bangladesh

Bangladesh will seek updates on what steps are taken for the safe and sustainable return of Rohingyas to their homeland from Bangladesh The first group of 8,000 Rohingyas refugees will be repatriated...

Myanmar’s military organized Facebook disinformation campaign against Rohingya: report

Myanmar's military organized Facebook disinformation campaign against Rohingya: report © Getty Images Myanmar’s military was behind a disinformation effort on Facebook that helped foment ethnic cleansing against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, according to a New...

Repatriated by India, seven Rohingya are back home, handed disputed identity cards

National Verification Card, issued October 7, to one of the returnees. Kyauktaw is in Mrauk-U district of north Rakhine. Mohammed Maqbool Khan, Mohammed Rohimuddin, and another person called Mohammed Jamal have reached their homes in...

Only 3 Rohingya Families Left in Bengal After Nearly 400 ‘Flee’ to Kashmir and...

A spokesman of the organisation, which had arranged their stay in Bengal, claimed that the seven Rohingya immigrants that were deported from Assam recently were ill-treated in Myanmar and were living there without adequate...

Rohingya: ‘Better to kill us in India than deport us to Myanmar’

Families in Rohingya camp in New Delhi fear forced deportation after seven men were handed to Myanmar border guards. New Delhi, India - Jafar Alam sits by a small grocery shop in the Rohingya refugee...

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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...