Rohingya refugees

Amphan impact: All Rohingya refugees at Bangladesh's Bhashan Char island safe, assures Minister

Cyclone Amphan has killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh and left many displaced in the country's coastal areas.

published on : 22nd May 2020

At least 29 Rohingya refugees floating at sea land on Bangladesh island

The refugees, including 15 women and six children, landed on Bhasan Char island on Saturday and are believed to be from one of several boats stuck at sea.

published on : 3rd May 2020

COVID-19: Five Rohingyas with travel history to Ajmer advised home quarantine in Hyderabad

Health and police personnel would visit them to check their health status, police sources said, adding that no positive case has been reported with regard to Rohingyas under the Rachakonda police.

published on : 18th April 2020

UN appeals for USD 877 million to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The money would go to respond to the needs of approximately 855,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and over 444,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis, UN said.

published on : 3rd March 2020

Committed to support mutually-acceptable solution to enable return of Rohingya refugees: India

Bangladesh is home to nearly a million Rohingya including 740,000 who fled a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August 2017 that the UN has called ethnic cleansing.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Seven Rohingya shot dead near Bangladesh refugee camp

Tensions are rising in south-east Bangladesh two and a half years after hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fled a military offensive in Myanmar.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Almost 200 Rohingya refugees fleeing Bangladeshi camps caught by Myanmar Navy

With the monsoon over and seas relatively calm, increasing numbers of Rohingya Muslims are once again risking their lives attempting to reach Malaysia or Indonesia.

published on : 17th December 2019

Rohingyas will be barred, says Amit Shah; Citizenship (Amendment) Bill drives past Lok Sabha comfortably

Shah referred to the decline of minority population in Pakistan and Bangladesh, and stressed that in Pakistan in 1947, the minority population was 23 per cent which came down to 3.7 per cent in 2011.

published on : 10th December 2019

UN offers to assess Bangladesh's refugee island plan

Nearly a million Rohingya, including some 740,000 who fled a 2017 military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state, are now living in squalid camps.

published on : 29th November 2019

Rohingyas are threat to regional security: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

More than 1.1 million Rohingya are currently residing in Bangladesh with 700,000 of them coming following the crackdown by the Myanmar Army in August 2017.

published on : 12th November 2019

Myanmar faces genocide lawsuit at ICJ after its military clampdown forced 740,000 Rohingya to flee

It accuses Myanmar of breaching the UN Genocide Convention through a bloody military campaign which has driven hundreds of thousands of people from the Rohingya minority into neighbouring Bangladesh.

published on : 12th November 2019

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

India extends support to Bangladesh for resolving Rohingya crisis 

Some 700,000 members of the Muslim minority have fled Myanmar since August to escape a bloody military crackdown.

published on : 10th April 2018

Bangladesh to start relocating Rohingya to island in June

Bangladesh will begin relocating around 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a desolate island off its southern coast despite warnings the site is prone to violent weather.

published on : 4th April 2018

Canada should take in Rohingya refugees: Special envoy

Canada announced targeted sanctions in February against a Myanmar general who led the army crackdown.

published on : 4th April 2018
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