Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Rohingya camp leader murdered in Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh] | June 19, 2018 11:11:26 AM IST
The head majhi of block 11, Balukhali camp (2/2), Arif Ullah (35) was hacked to death by unknown assailants inside the camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh.... read..

UN mobilises in Rohingya camps to support babies born of rape

United Nations | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Despite challenges brought on by the arrival of the monsoon season this month, United Nations agencies in Bangladesh continue to support nearly one million Rohingya refugees, including thousands of victims of sexual violence. Members of the mainly-Muslim ... read..

UN, World Bank chiefs to visit Rohingya camps

Dhaka [Bangladesh] | June 17, 2018 11:41:32 AM IST
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim are likely to visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on July 1 as a part of their two-day official trip.... read..

Rohingyas to celebrate first Eid in Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh] | June 15, 2018 1:41:30 PM IST
An estimated two-thirds of the 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are all set to celebrate their first Eid in Bangladesh.... read..

Rohingya crisis: Reuters honoured for Public Service Journalism

New Delhi | Thursday, Jun 14 2018 IST
A Hong Kong-based not-for-profit organisation has named Reuters as the winner of the Society of Publishers in Asia Award for Public Service Journalism for its reporting on the Rohingya crisis. The announcement was made on Wednesday evening in Hong Kong,... read..

Bangladesh: Rains in Cox Bazar bring miseries to Rohingyas

Dhaka [Bangladesh] | June 14, 2018 3:11:29 PM IST
The Rohingyas, living in refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox Bazar, has been suffering miseries due to heavy rains, pouring over the last four days.... read..

B'desh to issue special visa for relief workers in Rohingya camps

Dhaka [Bangladesh] | June 12, 2018 12:11:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, met with Canada's Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae and assured him of addressing the visa issue pertaining to foreign relief workers working in Rohingya shelter camps in Bangladesh.... read..

Rohingya toddler among 12 killed as first monsoon rains hit Bangladesh

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA | Tuesday, Jun 12 2018 IST
Landslides and related incidents triggered by pre-monsoon rain in southeast Bangladesh have killed at least 12 people since Monday, including two Rohingya Muslims, and the government said it was moving fast to relocate tens of thousands of people. The dea... read..

Fresh pressure on Myanmar over Rohingyas

Dhaka [Bangladesh] | June 12, 2018 3:11:25 PM IST
As Myanmar remains 'very slow' in creating conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh, international pressure are mounting afresh on the country.... read..

Rohingya refugee shelters washed away in B'desh monsoon rains

United Nations | Tuesday, Jun 12 2018 IST
Two days of heavy monsoon rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has reported. So far, more than 9,000 have been affected and... read..

UK's Johnson repeated concerns about Rohingya treatment in call with Myanmar leader

Undated | Monday, Jun 11 2018 IST
Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he had reiterated concerns about the treatment of the Rohingya Muslims in a call with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi. "Need quick action now that Burma has agreed to (United Nations) oversight of... read..
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