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Dying of Hope: Special Prayer Vigil Held in Rome for Refugees

World Refugee Day is being observed Saturday with the aim of raising awareness of refugees throughout the world. In Italy, a special prayer vigil...

UN Appeals to Aid Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

By Lisa Schlein The U.N. refugee and migration agencies are jointly appealing for $877 million to aid 855,000 Rohingya refugees, most of whom fled violence and...

Here’s How Informal Education Is Helping Rohingya Refugee Children

By Tahira Kibria, Rikar Hussein Dozens of sprawling informal education centers across refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar are providing a glimmer of hope for thousands of...

UN to Allocate More Funds for War Crimes Inquiries in Syria and Myanmar

The United Nations General Assembly Friday adopted a $3.07 billion operating budget that for the first time includes funding for the investigation of war...

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Face Serious Water Shortage

The U.N. refugee agency says water rations for tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been cut because of a serious shortage. The...

Assam Detains Three Rohingya Muslims After Locals Spotted Them

Three Rohingya Muslims in Assam were detained by the Government Railway Police (GRP) at Lumding town in Central Assam's Hojai district on Sunday morning. Superintendent...

Vietnam Offering Support to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

United Nations World Food Programme in Bangladesh said it welcomed a new contribution of $50,000 from Vietnam to support operations in Coxs Bazar - home to nearly one million...

Amnesty International Accuses India Of Disregarding National Law After It Deports A Rohingya Family

Amnesty International on Monday accused India of disregarding international law after a Rohingya family was deported to Myanmar where the military is accused of...

Thousand Of Rohingya Refugees Get Clean Drinking Water, Thanks To Green Technology

 Thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, now have safe drinking water thanks to a combination of green technology and sunlight. Cox's Bazar has...

Second Group Of Rohingya Muslims Get Deported By India

India deported a second small group of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar Thursday as part of what it said was an ongoing crackdown on illegal...

Bangladesh Government Build a New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...

Rohingya Shot in Rakhine Camp By Myanmar Police Raises United Nation’s Concern

Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...

Rohingya Muslims Remain Fearful Due To Forceful Repatriation

Rohingya Muslims who fled a brutal military campaign in Myanmar last year are living in fear after being told they are on a list...

Recent Deportation of Rohingyas Leads To Refugees In India To Flee

India 's recent deportation of seven Rohingya men to Myanmar has triggered a panic among the country’s Rohingya Muslim refugee community. Since the seven men...

UN Agencies and Bangladesh Government Advances to Prevent Further Deforestation

U.N. agencies and the Bangladesh government have begun distributing liquid petroleum gas stoves in Cox’s Bazar to help prevent further deforestation, which has been...

Rohingya influx is a threat to common security of the entire region

The Rohingya influx from Myanmar to Bangladesh is a serious common security challenge for the entire region, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Harsh Vardhan...

UN Security Council members move to Bangladesh and Myanmar for Rohingya crisis

Members of the UN Security Council have left for Bangladesh and Myanmar to study the Rohingya crisis. The 15-member panel made a stopover in Kuwait...

UN: Rohingya Children Face Perpetual Life in Limbo

A generation of Rohingya children in Myanmar and Bangladesh will be condemned to a perpetual life in limbo unless coordinated international action is taken...

Rohingya refugees designated as security threat to Indian jobs

Dec, 21. 2017: It is several days since 17-year-old Nurankis, mother of two has heard from her husband after he left for Agra to look...

Myanmar Must Take Back Displaced Rohingya Refugees : India

Dhaka, October 22, 2017 : India on Sunday said Rohingya refugees who have poured into Bangladesh must be taken back by Myanmar from where they have been displaced. "Normalcy...

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