Cyclone toll in Myanmar's Rakhine state rises to at least 41

Packing winds of up to 195 kilometres (120 miles) per hour, Mocha made landfall on Sunday, downing power pylons and smashing wooden fishing boats to splinters.

published on : 16th May 2023

Category 5 Cyclone Mocha hits Myanmar, Bangladesh

Packing winds of up to 195 kilometres (120 miles) per hour Mocha hit between Cox's Bazar, where nearly one million Rohingya refugees live in camps largely made up of flimsy shelters.

published on : 14th May 2023

Bangladesh evacuations ahead of 'very severe' Cyclone Mocha

It is expected to make landfall on Sunday morning between Cox's Bazar, where nearly one million Rohingya refugees live in camps largely made up of flimsy shelters.

published on : 13th May 2023

Fire hits crowded Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh

The UNHCR in Bangladesh said in a tweet that Rohingya refugee volunteers were responding to the fire with the agency and its partners providing support. It provided no further details.

published on : 5th March 2023

Rohingya refugees suffer widespread police abuse: Human Rights Watch

The rights group said it had spoken to dozens of Rohingya refugees living in the sprawling and overcrowded camp network in the country's southeast, documenting at least 16 cases of serious abuse.

published on : 17th January 2023

Myanmar jails 112 Rohingya for travelling 'without documents'

Thousands of Rohingya risk their lives each year making perilous journeys from camps in Bangladesh and Myanmar to reach Muslim-majority Malaysia and Indonesia.

published on : 10th January 2023

'Buddhist bin Laden' firebrand monk feted by Myanmar junta chief

In 2013, Wirathu appeared on the cover of Time Magazine as "The Face of Buddhist Terror".

published on : 3rd January 2023

UN urges rescue of 190 people believed to be Rohingya refugees adrift in Andaman Sea

Most of those on board are thought to be Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar who had lived in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh for as many as five years and are seeking a better life.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Thailand urged to let UN evaluate refugee status of Rohingya

The Thai navy said the 59 Rohingya left an island in the Andaman Sea had travelled from Bangladesh on large fishing boats.

published on : 7th June 2022

BJP alleges Hemant Soren government of protecting Bangladeshi and Rohingya infiltrators, urges survey

BJP Legislature Party Leader Babulal Marandi expressed his concern over the pro intruder attitude of the State Government and stressed the urgent need for identification and deportation of immigrants

published on : 23rd May 2022

14 bodies including some Rohingyas found washed up on Myanmar beach

A member of Myanmar Rescue Organization Pathein who requested anonymity said they found eight bodies on Sunday and all were from the Rohingya minority.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Bangladesh rescues 23 Rohingya girls from traffickers 

Some 740,000 Rohingya Muslims fled a brutal military clampdown in Myanmar in August 2017 and arrived in Bangladesh to join another 300,000 already living in the refugee camps.

published on : 12th May 2019

Rohingya mark Eid, one year after Myanmar crisis began

Prayers were offered in makeshift mosques across southern Bangladesh to celebrate the Islamic festival of sacrifice as cows were slaughtered in muddy fields across the sprawling camps.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 9 HIGHLIGHTS: Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha

The upper house has been adjourned till 11 am tomorrow following an uproar in the house during BJP President Amit Shah's speech on Assam NRC list.

published on : 31st July 2018

Nine months on, Rohingya volunteers search for babies of rape survivors

Tosminara, herself a Rohingya refugee, has spent months coaxing these women out of the shadows, promising discretion.

published on : 17th May 2018

Left ideology to be weeded out from syllabus: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

The Centre has already committed Rs 4,000 crore of additional grants for funding various infrastructure projects, including four and six-laning of national highways.

published on : 21st April 2018

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

Since August, nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar, the United Nations and aid agencies have said.

published on : 14th April 2018

Myanmar says ICC lacks jurisdiction to probe Rohingya crisis

Some 700,000 people from the stateless Muslim minority fled Myanmar's Rakhine state to Bangladesh following Rohingya insurgent attacks on border guard posts in August last year.

published on : 13th April 2018

Despite UN warnings, Myanmar vows early Rohingya return

More than 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State since August 25 last year.

published on : 13th April 2018

Will do more to tackle hate speech in Myanmar: Facebook CEO Markā€‹ Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg promised to do more to tackle hate speech in Myanmar, as he was grilled about his organisation's alleged role in spreading hate content against Rohingya Muslims.

published on : 11th April 2018
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