Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Rohingya is not Myanmar’s domestic issue, Malaysia gets the spillover effect: Minister

SINGAPORE: Myanmar could regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem because Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu. He said there were currently more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees...

Repatriation Of Rohingya Refugees: An Aberration On India’s Humanitarian Legacy – Analysis

On October 04, 2018, India handed over seven Rohingya immigrants to the Myanmar authorities at Moreh on the India-Myanmar border. The Supreme Court allowed their deportation on the ground that Myanmar had accepted them...

Special Rohingya hearing at UN Security Council on Oct 25

The sun rises as thousands of Rohingyas refugees who fled from Myanmar a day before wait by the road where they spent the night between refugee camps, near Cox`s Bazar, Bangladesh October 10, 2017....

Rohingya issue goes beyond Myanmar’s borders, minister says

Myanmar may regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem, but Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, says Mohamad Sabu. The defence minister said that there are currently more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees...

“Genocide cards”: Rohingya refugees on why they risked their lives to refuse ID cards

Wary of the past, Rohingya have frustrated the UN’s attempts to provide them with documentation. A demonstration over identity cards at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh in April, 2018 A demonstration over identity cards at...

US official discusses bilateral, Rohingya issues with foreign secretary

They discussed bilateral, regional, and global pressing issues, including the Rohingya situation Visiting US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Alice Wells, had a meeting with Foreign Secretary M Shahidul...

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Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
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...