'Close to a million people are staying there, it's extremely crowded. People are not going to be able to find a place to hide or take shelter'
2018-04-21 16:04 | News | Independent
About 80 Rohingya in a wooden boat arrived in Indonesia Friday, officials said, the latest batch of the vulnerable minority to come ashore in the world’s biggest Muslim majority nation
2018-04-21 14:04 | News | IINA
The huge cramped camps into which hundreds of thousands of persecuted Rohingya have fled from Myanmar could be a scene of mass calamity when the monsoon strikes.
2018-04-21 14:04 | News | TheAge
A team of Reuters photographers have captured images of the refugees at their most vulnerable – mourning mothers, scarred children, and survivors of violent attacks
2018-04-20 10:04 | News | Independent
The European Union is the largest economic block in the world and also has the distinction of holding a Nobel Prize. It has historically taken a lead on human rights issues and has prevented many a
2018-04-20 09:04 | News | AlArabiya
After hope that a meaningful process under which refugees may return home may be discussed, Bangladeshi officials say claims by Myanmar that a family was 'repatriated' are little more than propaganda
2018-04-19 09:04 | Southeast Asia ,refugee crisis ,Rohingya crisis | ATimes
The foreign ministers of the UK and Canada on Tuesday called for greater support from the international community to address the Rohingya refugee crisis.
2018-04-18 11:04 | News | IINA
Apart from nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled across the Myanmar border, a further 400,000 are living in “dire situations” at home, without access to healthcare or education, UN’s Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller said on Tues
2018-04-18 11:04 | News | IINA
Myanmar's military sentenced recently seven personnel to 10 years in prison and hard labor as alleged accomplices in the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslims in troubled Rakhine state, where the country's security forces carried out a brutal crackdown against t
2018-04-16 17:04 | News | IINA
“It’s important for patients with chronic diseases to have access to specialist healthcare and can be admitted to hospital when they need it.”
2018-04-16 14:04 | News | MSF
Bangladesh's home minister said Myanmar's claim that the family had been "repatriated" was false, noting the family had never reached Bangladeshi territory.
2018-04-16 06:04 | News | TheAge
The United Nations refugee agency and the government of Bangladesh on Friday signed a cooperation agreement on the safe, dignified return of Rohingya refugees to their homes in Myanmar, “once conditions there are conducive.”
2018-04-15 10:04 | News | IINA
Blockchain-based biometric initiatives are working to give refugees identities. But are we aware of any unintended consequences of these growing databases?
2018-04-13 12:04 | Refugees ,identity ,Blockchain | ATimes
Rohingya refugees will be allowed to return to Myanmar “as soon as possible,” a minister said, despite a stillborn repatriation process and United Nations warnings that the safety of returnees could not be guaranteed.
2018-04-13 10:04 | World | Hurriyet
Drawing the ire of officials in Myanmar, Duterte then expressed sympathy for the Rohingya and offered to help. "I really pity the people there," Duterte said.
2018-04-10 04:04 | News | TheAge
Peace talks in Myanmar's Karen State have stalled, with some arguing the actions of the military against the Rohingya in Rakhine State undermine the credibility of the government's claim to want peace.
2018-04-07 12:04 | News | Aljazeera
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte of Philippines said "genocide" was taking place in Myanmar and he was willing to accept Rohingya refugees fleeing from it, though Europe should help too, the Reuters has reported.
2018-04-06 18:04 | News | IINA
A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya from Myanmar arrived in Malaysia on yesteray and the members of the stateless Muslim minority will be allowed to enter the country, authorities said.
2018-04-03 12:04 | World | Hurriyet
A boat carrying nearly 60 Rohingya refugees heading to Malaysia has made a stop in Thailand because of bad weather. Few Rohingya have tried to use southern sea routes since a crackdown on trafficking networks three years ago.
2018-04-02 13:04 | News | Aljazeera
With relief agencies in Bangladesh struggling to assist more than a million vulnerable Rohingya refugees crowded into makeshift camps along the country’s south-east coast, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday appealed for international support
2018-04-01 11:04 | News | IINA
A Bangladesh official said on March 29 that Myanmar had approved several hundred Rohingya from a list of thousands to return to their homeland, but provided no indication of when the long-delayed process would begin.
2018-03-29 13:03 | World | Hurriyet
Britain’s prime minister said on Tuesday that they constantly raise the issue of the oppressed Rohingya at the UN and directly with Myanmar’s government “to constantly raise awareness that this is an issue people should be addressing.”
2018-03-28 18:03 | News | IINA
More than six months into the beginning of the latest Rohingya exodus, people continue to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh fearing for their lives and seeking safety. A total of 3,236 refugees are reported to have entered Bangladesh in February alone.
2018-03-15 17:03 | News | MSF
The numbers of people arriving now are not massive, like in the beginning of the crisis, but we still see a few hundred reaching the country every week after crossing the Naf river.
2018-02-19 09:02 | News | MSF
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A diphtheria dilemma?
A global shortage of the antitoxin used to treat highly contagious diphtheria could trigger an ethical dilemma for health providers in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps. There were more than 2,400 suspected cases of diphtheria in Bangladesh as of 25 December — but only 5,000 vials
2017-12-29 16:12 | News | IrinNews
Hype over what President Donald Trump may or may not say dominated the media build-up to this week’s UN General Assembly. However, US funding cuts and the apparent absence of American authority on key global issues weigh more heavily over world leaders beset by a host of daunting humanitarian challenges.
It’s the first UNGA since Trump was elected president. He’ll make his debut on Monday in hosting a meeting on UN reform, ahead of his maiden speech
2017-09-18 09:09 | News | IrinNews