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UN deputy aid chief throws light on plight of Rohingyas

United Nations | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
Although the massive outflow of Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh grabbed worldwide headlines, the international community must not forget that more than 400,000 of the minority group are living in dire situations at home, a senior United Nations offici... read..
 

More pressure needed on Myanmar to take back Rohingya -Bangladeshi PM

By Fanny Potkin LONDON | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday more international pressure was needed on Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees, rejecting an assertion claim by the Myanmar government that it had repatriated a family of five. "The international ... read..
 

Bangladeshi leader says more pressure needed on Myanmar over Rohingya

LONDON | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday more international pressure was needed on Myanmar to take back Muslim Rohingya refugees. "The international community needs to put more pressure on Myanmar so that they take back their own people ... read..
 

Rohingya rejects Myanmar's repartition claim

rohingya_april16.jpg | April 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Rohingyas have rejected the claim made by the Myanmar government regarding the repartition of the first batch of the Rohingya community residing in the country.... read..
 

Locals extend help to Rohingya refugees after fire destroys Delhi's only camp

New Delhi [India] | April 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
After a major fire broke out at Rohingya camp near Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Metro Station, the refugees have been shifted to the nearby ground and were provided help by the Non-Government Organisations (NGO) and the locals.... read..
 

Bangladesh calls for early repatriations of Rohingyas

Dhaka | Sunday, Apr 15 2018 IST
Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali has called for the safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar to have an early solution to the humanitarian crisis as there are security issues. Their safe return is important not only on the humanit... read..
 

44 shanties gutted in fire at Rohingya camp

New Delhi [India] | April 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A major fire broke out at Rohingya camp near Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Metro Station, Bandh Road Jaitpur in the wee hours of Sunday.... read..
 

Myanmar repatriates first Rohingya refugee family-government

YANGON | Sunday, Apr 15 2018 IST
Myanmar on Saturday repatriated the first Rohingya family from nearly 700,000 refugees who have fled to Bangladesh, after months of fraught talks with Dhaka and amid the United Nations' warnings that the country is not ready for their return. Fleeing Roh... read..
 

First Rohingya family returns to Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw |Sunday, 2018 12:15:25 PM IST
Myanmar authorities announced on Sunday it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh, despite a UN warning that it is not safe to return.... read..
 

Boat with 70 Rohingya Muslims leaves Myanmar for Malaysia - sources

By A. Ananthalakshmi KUALA LUMPUR | Saturday, Apr 14 2018 IST
A boat carrying 70 Rohingya Muslims set out for Malaysia from Myanmar this week, two sources and a rights group, the latest to embark on a dangerous sea journey. The vessel will be the second to arrive in Malaysia this month as the Rohingya flee Myanmar's... read..
 

Conditions not conducive for Rohingyas to return home

United Nations | Saturday, Apr 14 2018 IST
The United Nations refugee agency and the Government of Bangladesh have signed a cooperation agreement on the safe, dignified return of Rohingya refugees to their homes in Myanmar, "once conditions there are conducive." Noting that such conditions are not... read..
 

Myanmar says 'seriously concerned' over war crimes prosecutor move on Rohingya jurisdiction

YANGON | Saturday, Apr 14 2018 IST
The government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi expressed "serious concern" on Friday over a move by the International Criminal Court prosecutor seeking jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Since August,... read..
 

Myanmar says 'seriously concerned' over war crimes prosecutor move on Rohingya jurisdiction

YANGON | Friday, Apr 13 2018 IST
The government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi expressed "serious concern" on Friday over a move by the International Criminal Court prosecutor seeking jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Since Augus... read..
 

Myanmar: ICC has no jurisdiction to probe Rohingya crisis

Naypyidaw |Friday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Myanmar has said that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction over the country and hence cannot try it over allegations that hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas were deported to neighbouring Bangladesh.... read..
 

UN, Bangladesh agree to safe, voluntary Rohingya repatriation

Geneva |Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
The UN Refugee Agency said on Friday that it had reached an agreement with the Bangladeshi government for the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees who have fled organised attacks by the security forces in Myanmar.... read..
 

KS Relief Supervisor General visits govt project to increase healthcare for Rohingya in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar | Thursday, Apr 12 2018 IST
Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre's Supervisor General and Advisor at the Royal Court visited the Sadar District Hospital here to increase Health Care for the Rohingya. His visit was to observe the work under ... read..
 

Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingya Muslims, says UNHCR

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA | Thursday, Apr 12 2018 IST
The U.N. refugee agency called a Myanmar minister's visit to Bangladesh to meet Muslim Rohingya refugees a confidence-building measure, but said conditions in Myanmar were not ready for their return. Myanmar Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye, who hea... read..
 

Bangladesh, UNHCR to ink preliminary plan on Rohingya repatriation

By Serajul Quadir and Stephanie Nebehay DHAKA/GENEVA | Thursday, Apr 12 2018 IST
The United Nations refugee agency is set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh laying out a framework for the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, an agency spokesman said on Wednesday. The MoU is aimed at establis... read..
 
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