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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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...