Rohingya refugees

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Solidarity for refugees: Whoever, wherever, whenever

A record 100 million people are currently displaced around the world. Almost one million of these refugees live in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Confronting genocidal regime and global apathy: The Rohingya perspective

“We have been victims of genocide for decades and acknowledged as the most persecuted minority, yet the world has cared little about our legitimate rights and claims. It is time we took charge of our own destiny.”

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

“Let’s go home; let’s go to Myanmar”: Rohingya rally tells world

Thousands of Rohingyas today (June 19, 2022) held a peaceful rally in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar – to tell the world that they want to go back to their homeland Myanmar, a day before World Refugee Day.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

7 Rohingyas, making their way from India, detained in Cox’s Bazar camp

Seven members of two Rohingya families, who made their way from India's Jammu and Kashmir, have been detained by Armed Police Battalion (APBn) at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Uncertainty over repatriation pushing Rohingyas towards crimes, Hasina tells UNHCR

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are getting frustrated due to prolonged uncertainty over repatriation to their homeland, Myanmar.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

33 Rohingyas en route to Malaysia rescued from Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh Navy rescued 33 Rohingyas, including children, from the Bay of Bengal near St Martin's Island while they were heading to Malaysia.

May 3, 2020
May 3, 2020

Small group of Rohingyas sent to Bhashan Char: foreign minister

Bangladesh has sent a small group of Rohingyas, who entered the country a couple of days ago from Myanmar in small boats, to Bhashan Char island.

November 16, 2019
November 16, 2019

Myanmar rejects ICC probe over Rohingya genocide

Myanmar has struck back after a surge of global legal pressure over its alleged crimes against the Rohingya, branding an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) "not in accordance with international law".

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

India to help repatriate Rohingyas

India has assured Bangladesh of making greater efforts to facilitate the repatriation of the Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar.

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.