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RAB raids Max Hospital in Chattogram after death of child

Published: 2018-07-09 RAB’s executive magistrate is conducting an inspection of three private hospitals in Chattogram, including Max Hospital, which recently fired two doctors for ‘negligence’ leading to the death of a child. RAB began the raids on Max Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital and CSCR Hospital in the port city simultaneously around 11:30am, RAB-7 Senior Assistant Director (Media) Mimtanur Rahman told bdnews24.com. RAB Executive Magistrate Sarwoer...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly session

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly session
By Marta Subat on September 17, 2018 News Summary HANOI, Vietnam – A senior Myanmar official has confirmed that the country’s leader, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, will not attend the U.N. General Assembly session this month in New York. Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin, who is accompanying Suu Kyi at a meeting of the World Economic Forum in...

UN made to wait on plan for sustainable return of Rohingya

UNHCR, UNDP complete first assessments in Rakhine UNB NEWS PUBLISH DATE - OCTOBER 08, 2018, 01:24 AM 132 VIEWS UN made to wait on plan for sustainable return of Rohingya Dhaka, Oct 7 (UNB) - Myanmar is yet to create conducive environment for safe and dignified return of Rohingyas forcibly displaced from its Rakhine State who took shelter in Bangladesh, a...

Repatriation Of Rohingya Refugees: An Aberration On India’s Humanitarian Legacy – Analysis

On October 04, 2018, India handed over seven Rohingya immigrants to the Myanmar authorities at Moreh on the India-Myanmar border. The Supreme Court allowed their deportation on the ground that Myanmar had accepted them as citizens. Around 40,000 Rohingya refugees are believed to be in India, though only 18,000 have registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...

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 visited refugee camps at Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. "Daw Suu updated me on the plans for repatriation, including ground preparations for the first batch of refugees...

Rashrtiya Bajrang Dal protests against Rohingya, Bangladeshi immigrants in Jammu

Biometric details of Rohingyas will be collected in 2 months: J-K Governor Satya Pal Malik sworn in as J-K Governor Activists of right-wing group, Rashtriya Bajrang Dal (RBD), on Sunday staged a demonstration here against illegal Rohingya and Bangladeshi immigrants and gave Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik a week's ultimatum to deport them. The protesters, some of whom wielded tridents,...

5,743 Rohingyas in state, no instance of radicalisation: Mehbooba

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti addresses at the Police Commemoration Day parade at Armed Police Complex Zewan on the outskirts of Srinagar on Friday.
Amid the raging controversy over the settlement of Rohingyas Muslims in Jammu, the state government today said they had “entered the state on their own” and there was no instance of their “radicalisation” so far. “As many as 5,743 Burmese (Rohingyas) are staying in the state. They have entered the state on their own and are staying at various places...

PM Hasina seeks Indonesia’s help to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged Indonesia to play a role in sending back the Rohingya refugees to Myanmar. She made the call at a bilateral meeting with Indonesia President Joko Widodo on the sidelines of the IORA Leaders' Summit on Tuesday. Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque briefed the media about the meeting in Jakarta. He said Hasina and Widodo discussed the visit...

Rohingya issue: ASEAN must continue to pressure, extend aid – Syed Hamid

Rohingya issue: ASEAN must continue to pressure, extend aid - Syed Hamid
SYED HAMID: "ASEAN countries particularly, do not stop your efforts so that Myanmar will at the very least stop its military activities so that aid can be channeled to the Rohingya." - KUALA LUMPUR: ASEAN should continue to put pressure on Myanmar to ensure that humanitarian aid can be channeled to the Rohingya Muslims, said Former Special Envoy of the...

Bangladesh biggest source of refugees on boats

With a record of almost 1,100 people drowning, suffocating or dying of hypothermia on overcrowded boats so far this year, the North Africa to Italy crossing is considered the deadliest sea passage in the world. Reuters
As the refugee crisis enters its fourth year, the demographics of the men, women and children arriving on Europe’s shores are undergoing an unprecedented shift, according to a report published in The Independent, UK. Syrians have so far made up the largest group of migrants attempting treacherous journeys across the Mediterranean Sea, followed by Afghans, Iraqis, Eritreans and sub-Saharan Africans. But...

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Bangladesh refugee camps for Myanmar’s Rohingyas

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Bangladesh refugee camps for Myanmar's Rohingyas
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh A cyclone battered refugee camps in Bangladesh on Tuesday where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar have taken refuge from violence at home, as authorities moved at least 350,000 Bangladeshis out of harm's way. Cyclone Mora struck the island of Saint Martin and Teknaf in the coastal Bangladeshi district of Cox’s Bazar, where officials said...

Anti-Human Trafficking Bills Unanimously Passed by US House

Anti-Human Trafficking Bills Unanimously Passed by US House
(Photo: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)Rohiakar, a Rohingya Muslim woman, shows a picture of her daughter Saywar Nuyar, 22, who is being held by a human trafficker, at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, Myanmar May 21, 2015. Picture taken May 21, 2015. The United States House of Representatives has unanimously passed proposed legislation aimed at combating human trafficking. Three bills were passed. One...

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Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...