Daily Archives: October 24, 2018

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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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...