14h ago| Rohingya Influx

Facebook owes Rohingya reparations for Myanmar violence: Amnesty

With roosters crowing in the background as he speaks from the crowded refugee camp in Bangladesh that’s been his home since 2017, Maung Sawyeddollah, 21, describes what happened when violent hate speech and disinformation targeting the Rohingya minority in Myanmar began to spread on Facebook.

3d ago| Rohingya Influx

Japan to give $4.3m to develop agricultural infrastructure for Rohingyas, host community

Japan and WFP today signed an exchange of notes to provide food and nutrition assistance and to develop agricultural infrastructure for Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar and the host community.

6d ago| Rohingya Influx

US announces more than $170m for Rohingyas in and outside Myanmar

The US today announced more than $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya inside and outside Myanmar, as well as for host communities in Bangladesh.

Bhasan Char: Better conditions, but home still beckons

When Abdul Hakim landed on a remote island in the Bay of Bengal some 20 months ago, finding a job was his main concern. There were little to no employment opportunities in Bhasan Char when he arrived in the first batch from a cramped Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar.

5 Years of influx: Rohingya return a distant dream

Khin Maung dreamt of becoming a lawyer to help the Rohingyas realise their rights in a country where they were denied citizenship.

Rohingya crisis fund is ‘well short of needs’

An appeal to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh is “well short of needs”, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said yesterday, as refugees called on donors not to forget the crisis ahead of the fifth anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar.

Unhr commissioner’s visit: Rights issues, Rohingyas to figure high

UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet will be focusing on human rights situation in Bangladesh, Rohingya crisis, and climate change during her four-day visit here that begins on August 14.

ICJ ruling on genocide case: Time to mount pressure on Myanmar

The verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has created a new scope for the world to mount pressure on Myanmar military for ensuring justice for the Rohingyas, analysts and rights activists say.

Rohingya genocide case to proceed

The World Court yesterday rejected Myanmar’s objections to a genocide case over its treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority, paving the way for the case to be heard in full.