Daily Archives: December 20, 2018

Reuters: Burma Taking Steps to Prevent Rohingya Refugee Repatriation

In Southeast Asia, a Reuters investigation has found the Burmese government is taking steps to ensure that more than 900,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who’ve fled to neighboring Bangladesh will never return home. Reuters cited...

Korvi Rakshand awarded for Jaago’s work with Rohingya children

‘We’re a local organization that has always stood alongside the people during crises in Bangladesh” Korvi Rakshand, founder of education nonprofit Jaago Foundation, has been named a 2018 Disaster Feedback Fellow for his organization's...

A tour through the ‘floating island’ that 100,000 Rohingya refugees may have to call...

PHOTO: On the "Floating Island" of Bhasan Char, the Bangladesh government is building housing in anticipation of thousands of Rohingya refugees expected to live there.ABC WATCH An inside look at Bhasan Char, Bangladesh's 'floating island'...

Bipartisan senators call for U.S. ‘genocide’ label of Myanmar killings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to designate the Myanmar military’s campaign against the Rohingya Muslim minority a genocide. FILE PHOTO - Rohingya...

Myanmar: Disband Panel on Crimes Against Rohingya

Rakhine State Commission Delays Efforts at Justice; Claim of ‘No Evidence’ Shows Bias Print Rohingya refugees walk through rice fields after crossing the border from Myanmar into Palang Khali, Bangladesh, October 19, 2017.EXPAND Rohingya refugees walk...

Cox’s Bazar: Rohingya camp to be hardest hit by climate change

Deforestation and degradation will see the Bangladesh land that hosts refugees suffer further from temperature rise. Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - At first when they came, Dilfaraz, a stout 41-year-old Bangladeshi woman, could not find it...

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US Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

Members of the Myanmar military take part in an exercise in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta region in Myanmar in this February 2018 file photo. (Reuters...

Indonesia, Laos Agree to Help Solve Myanmar Crisis

President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith meet in Bogor, West Java, on Thursday (12/10). (Photo courtesy of the Cabinet Secretariat) By...

KOICA President due Jan 20 to discuss dev, Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) - President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Lee Mi-kyung arrives here on January 20 on a four-day visit to...

Bangladesh – Rohingya Response Operation Overview, Annual Overview – 2018

During the course of 2018, The Logistics Sector Service has handled a total of 21,097m3 of cargo for 23 organisations. The Logistics Sector facilitated five...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the ‘hypocrisy’ of their plight More A group of football-loving Rohingya refugees have...