Rohingya camps

September 1, 2019
September 1, 2019

Rohingya Camps in Cox’s Bazar: Activities of 41 NGOs halted for ‘misdeeds’

The government had suspended activities of 41 non-government organisations operating in the Rohingya camps for their involvement in various “misdeeds”, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday.

August 31, 2019
August 31, 2019

41 NGOs withdrawn from Rohingya camps: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says 41 non-government organisations (NGOs) have been withdrawn from all kinds of activities in Cox's Bazar Rohingya camps for their wrongdoings.

May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019

Refugee Camps: Crime spikes while Rohingyas despair

With uncertainty shrouding the Rohingya repatriation, crimes -- from petty thefts to drug peddling, abduction to murder -- have become a commonplace at the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar. Many of the Rohingyas, sheltered in Bangladesh, are now living in a state of panic. They blame unemployment in the camp and rivalry

July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018

A note on the environmental aspects of Rohingya camps

It has been nearly a year since the latest influx of the Rohingya people after they were forcibly driven out of Myanmar and into Bangladesh. Since last August, over 700,000 refugees, mostly women and children, have been housed, fed, clothed and provided with medical attention by a combination of Bangladesh's military and civilian authorities and NGOs as well as the UN and other international agencies, of whom there are over a hundred working day and night in the Rohingya camps.

July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018

Rising criminality in refugee camps

We are concerned by a spate of murders in Rohingya camps in the last six months that have left the refugees insecure among themselves. The killings—19, in total, including two ghastly murders of two community leaders—have not only sown fear among the already devastated group of people who fled widespread state-sponsored violence in Myanmar, their ancestral land, but have also raised questions about safety and security inside the camps in Bangladesh.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

Myanmar's social welfare minister due today

An influential cabinet minister of Myanmar, who is overseeing the repatriation of Rohingyas, will visit the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar this morning.

April 3, 2018
April 3, 2018

Don't worry

The government has chalked out a detailed plan to avert natural disasters in Cox's Bazar Rohingya camps in the upcoming monsoon, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque said yesterday, requesting the international community not to worry.

March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018

100 acres of Teknaf forest torched

Unidentified people set fire to Teknaf reserved forest, adjacent to the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.

October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017

Rohingya Violence: US mulls sanctions on Myanmar

The US is considering a range of steps including “targeted sanctions” against the Myanmar government over its "violent, traumatic abuses" of Rohingyas which triggered a massive exodus in the restive Rakhine State.

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017

China favours permanent solution of Rohingya crisis

Communist Party of China assures Bangladesh of convincing Myanmar government to resolve the Rohingya problem permanently. The assurance comes from a meeting in Beijing between the CPC and visiting 18-member Awami League delegation headed by its presidium member Lt Col (retd) Faruk Khan.