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UN: Conditions in Myanmar do not allow for broad return of Rohingya

An exhausted Rohingya man helps an elderly family member and a child as they arrive at Kutupalong refugee camp after crossing from Burma to the Bangladesh side of the border in September. Burma has...

EU delivers on its pledge to support Rohingyas in Bangladesh

EU delivers on its pledge to support Rohingyas in Bangladesh Rohingya people enter Bangladesh territory through Teknaf bordering area. UNB File Photo Dhaka, Oct 23 (UNB) - The European Union has said it is committed to...

Rohingya crisis: funding shortfall leaves displaced people with no long-range protection plan, warns Christian...

One year on from the Rohingya pledging conference at the UN, new analysis from Christian Aid reveals that less than half of funding requirements have been met, and that the humanitarian response is still...

Government building 1,500 housing units for Rohingya refugees, but only 177 are back

About 500 units have already been completed, 773 are under construction and 250 are awaiting financial coverage. The Indian government will finance 250. Repatriation, which should have started in January 2018, has raised concerns...

Create conditions conducive for our return’: Fear in Hyderabad’s Rohingya camps

The deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims earlier this month has left refugees across Indian cities worried and Hyderabad is no exception. Rohingya refugees living in Hyderabad have appealed to the Indian government to mount pressure...

Rohingya crisis: Australia imposes sanctions on top Myanmar military generals

A man helps an elderly woman and a child along a path. PHOTO: The sanctions came after a UN report accused the military of a systematic campaign targeting civilians. (AP: Bernat Armangue, file photo) RELATED...

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Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against repatriation efforts, Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 15, 2018.

Rohingya Shot in Camp in Myanmar

    Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...
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...