Ethnic Rohingya refugees

June 20, 2020
June 20, 2020

ASEAN must ensure protection for refugees, asylum seekers

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), and Progressive Voice (PV) call upon ASEAN leaders to address growing xenophobia toward...

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020

Malaysia to ask Bangladesh to take back Rohingya refugees found at sea

Malaysia will ask Bangladesh to take back about 300 Rohingya refugees detained after a boat carrying them entered its waters this week, the southeast Asian nation's defence minister said on...

May 15, 2020
May 15, 2020

3 more infected with Covid-19 at Rohingya camp

Three more Rohingya refugees have tested positive for Covid-19 at Ukhia refugee camp a day after the first novel coronavirus case was reported in the camp.

April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020

Monsoon rains risk worsening already difficult refugee situation: UNHCR

The UN Refugee Agency warns of life-threatening consequences for Rohingya refugees and host communities if annual monsoon preparations cannot be completed on time amid the global outbreak of Covid-19.

March 3, 2020
March 3, 2020

UN, NGO partners launch Joint Response Plan for Rohingyas

UN agencies and NGO partners launch the 2020 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis, seeking to raise USD 877 million to respond to the needs of approximately 855,000...

February 20, 2020
February 20, 2020

Ensure transparency in relief management for Rohingyas

Cox’s Bazar Civil Society and NGO Forum (CCNF) demands that the government make the relief management for Rohingya refugees transparent and form an authority regarding the matter.

November 24, 2019
November 24, 2019

Work on barbed-wire fencing around Rohingya camps begins: Army Chief

Mentioning that barbed-wire fences will be erected around Kutupalong and Nayapara Rohingya camps, Army Chief General Aziz Ahmed says initially work on installing boundary pillars over there has...

October 2, 2019
October 2, 2019

45 Rohingyas detained from a house in Chattogram

Law enforcers detain 45 Rohingya men from a house in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram in the wee hours.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

'Int’l community to remain engaged in solving Rohingya crisis'

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says the international community assured Bangladesh of remaining engaged in the efforts to solve Rohingya crisis so that forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals can...

September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019

‘15 EC staff involved in providing NIDs to Rohingyas’

Around 15 staff of the Election Commission were involved in providing NID cards to Rohingyas and most of them were sacked from the service for their involvement in different irregularities,...