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Another Fire at Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh 17 May 2020

Another Fire at Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh

A second fire in less than a week occurred Sunday in cramped Rohingya settlements in Bangladesh’s southern district of Cox’s Bazar, according to authorities.

Nearly 3000 Crew Quarantined on Cruise Ship in Germany 03 May 2020

Nearly 3000 Crew Quarantined on Cruise Ship in Germany

A total of 2,899 crew of a German cruise ship named "Mein Shiff 3" have been quarantined on board in Cuxhaven on Germany's North Sea coast after one person tested positive for the coronavirus on April 30.

Rohingya Refugees Floating at Sea Land on Bangladesh Island 03 May 2020

Rohingya Refugees Floating at Sea Land on Bangladesh Island

At least 29 Rohingya refugees from a fishing boat floating for weeks in the Bay of Bengal have landed on an island in southern Bangladesh, officials said Sunday.

Bangladesh to Improve Schools for Rohingya Refugee Children 29 Jan 2020

Bangladesh to Improve Schools for Rohingya Refugee Children

Authorities in Bangladesh in partnership with the United Nations will expand educational programs for hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya children living in refugee camps who are currently receiving only basic lessons, officials said Wednesday.

Saudi Torturing Rohingya Detainees to End Hunger Strike 18 Apr 2019

Saudi Torturing Rohingya Detainees to End Hunger Strike

Scores of stateless Rohingya refugees detained inside a Saudi detention center have gone on hunger strike to demand an end to their indefinite detention in the kingdom.

Fleeing Rohingya detained in Malaysia 06 Dec 2018

Fleeing Rohingya detained in Malaysia

With Rohingya Muslims attempting to flee Myanmar to escape persecution, a boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingyas landed on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island on Tuesday, according to reports. It was not immediately clear if the boat had originated in Myanmar or Bangladesh, reports noted. The men were immediately detained. Thousands of Rohingya landed in […]

Horrendous year for Rohingya refugees worsened by intl. inaction 02 Sep 2018

Horrendous year for Rohingya refugees worsened by intl. inaction

 It has been one year since Rohingya Muslims were forced to leave Myanmar following brutal crackdown by Myanmar military with tacit support from the government. As per conservative estimates, there are around 905,000 Rohingya refugees presently in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, although some human rights bodies have put the figure higher. The exodus of persecuted Rohingya […]

Myanmar rejects UN probe on Rohingya abuses 29 Aug 2018

Myanmar rejects UN probe on Rohingya abuses

Myanmar rejected Wednesday the findings of a UN probe alleging genocide by its military against the Rohingya, in a strident government response to a damning report on the crisis. Myanmar has come under immense pressure this week over last year’s military crackdown that pushed more than 700,000 of the Muslim minority into Bangladesh. Monday’s report […]

Resilient and resourceful, Rohingya diaspora carve out new lives 23 Aug 2018

Resilient and resourceful, Rohingya diaspora carve out new lives

Driven from Myanmar over decades, Rohingya Muslims have been labelled the most persecuted people on earth. But resilience and ingenuity have led members of the stateless community to forge new lives — everywhere from refugee camps in Bangladesh to the hospitals of Switzerland. Many fled Myanmar as children. Some have been granted refugee status, others […]

No progress in repatriation of Rohingya refugees 16 Aug 2018

No progress in repatriation of Rohingya refugees

TEHRAN – The Bangladesh government officials who were in Myanmar to resolve the crisis related to Rohingya refugees have returned without making any significant progress, according to media reports. A 15-member delegation led by Foreign Minister AH Mehmood Ali visited Myanmar between Thursday and Saturday in what was the first state-sponsored high-profile visit to Myanmar […]