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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US Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

Members of the Myanmar military take part in an exercise in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta region in Myanmar in this February 2018 file photo. (Reuters...

Indonesia, Laos Agree to Help Solve Myanmar Crisis

President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith meet in Bogor, West Java, on Thursday (12/10). (Photo courtesy of the Cabinet Secretariat) By...

KOICA President due Jan 20 to discuss dev, Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) - President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Lee Mi-kyung arrives here on January 20 on a four-day visit to...

Bangladesh – Rohingya Response Operation Overview, Annual Overview – 2018

During the course of 2018, The Logistics Sector Service has handled a total of 21,097m3 of cargo for 23 organisations. The Logistics Sector facilitated five...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the ‘hypocrisy’ of their plight More A group of football-loving Rohingya refugees have...