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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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...