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    Take steps against Myanmar

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the international community to come up with specific effective steps to force Myanmar to take back their over one million forcibly displaced nationals living in Bangladesh as per the agreements signed between the two countries.

  • Rohingya crisis

    UNHCR scales up aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

    As the number of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar edges towards half a million, the UN Refugee Agency is stepping up delivery of life-saving aid to desperate people camped out near two official refugee camps in south-eastern Bangladesh.

  • Writ seeks specific refugee law in Bangladesh

    A Supreme Court lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the government to formulate a specific law regarding the refugees taking shelter in Bangladesh.

  • Canada concerned over plight of Rohingyas refugees

    Myanmar situation 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing': UN

    The UN human rights chief slams Myanmar's apparent "systematic attack" on the Rohingya minority, warning that "ethnic cleansing" seemed to be underway.

  • Red Cross fills UN void in Myanmar's violence-torn region

    The Red Cross organisations scale up operations in Myanmar's violence-riven northwest, after the United Nations had to suspend activities there following government suggestions that its agency had supported Rohingya insurgents.

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