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THE SAD FATE OF ROHINGYA WOMEN

For the thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled a violent crackdown in Burma, a new crisis looms: The babies conceived in rape are arriving. Doctors Without Borders has recorded 160 cases of pregnant rape victims...

Forum calls for efforts to end Rohingya crisis

THE ASEAN People Forum urged leaders of the regional grouping, who will meet in a summit next week, to put more efforts to help end the Rakhine crisis and called for “rehumanising” the Muslim...

Big Name Brands Visit Rohingya Refugee Camps in Bangladesh

Representatives from major companies have visited the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar to explore how private businesses can help the humanitarian response. Cox’s Bazar – Representatives from Coca Cola, GAP and Mastercard, along...

Too soon to send Rohingya back to Myanmar: U.N. rights envoy

Rohingya refugee girls walk along the Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations’ human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop...

Facebook admits failings over Rohingya persecution in Myanmar

The company admits failing to prevent people using Facebook to encourage what the UN called "ethnic cleansing" in damning reports. Almost a million Rohingya refugees are in Bangladesh camps after fleeing Myanmar Facebook has admitted failing...

‘Halt rushed Rohingya repatriation,’ UN urges Myanmar, Bangladesh

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed to start repatriating Rohingya to Rakhine state in November. Bangladesh and Myanmar should drop plans to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine State as they face a...

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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...