Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

World Bank, Canada to provide $25m grant to educate 350,000 Rohingya children living in...

Displaced Rohinghya children at Kutpalong, Cox's Bazar attending a class in a makeshift school Syed Zakir Hossain/ Dhaka Tribune As part of the project, around 2,000 teachers and instructors will be recruited The...

Myanmar Keeps Media Away From Rakhine Conflict Zone

Rohingya refugees gather near the fence in the "no man's land" zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh border as seen from Maungdaw, Rakhine state during a government-organized visit for journalists, Aug 24, 2018. Rohingya refugees...

J&K govt to collect biometric details of Rohingyas

Governor Malik’s statement came days after Singh hailed the apex court’s recent decision in favour of deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims from Assam to Myanmar New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Governor Satya Pal Malik...

Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters file appeal against sentence linked to Rohingya crisis expose

YANGON (AFP) - Lawyers for two Myanmar Reuters journalists filed an appeal on Monday (Nov 5) against their seven-year jail sentence linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, the news agency said. Wa Lone,...

WB to provide $200m to Bangladesh for forestry, Rohingya kids’ education

World Bank's financial aid to help about 350,000 Rohingya children and adolescents get basic education and psycho-social support The Bangladesh Government on Monday signed two financial agreements worth $200 million with the World Bank. The agreements...

Vivian Balakrishnan discusses Rohingya repatriation with Myanmar leader Suu Kyi

Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan discussed the repatriation of Rohingya refugees with Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Nay Pyi Taw on Monday (Nov 5), a day after he...

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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...