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The Manila Times
Rohingyans protest repatriation moveformer teacher. “We want safe zones in Arakan (Rakhine) before repatriation,”
The Manila Times / Posted 22 hours ago
former teacher. “We want safe zones in Arakan (Rakhine) before repatriation,” he told Agence France-Presse by phone from Cox’s Bazar, where the camps are located. “We want a UN peacekeeping force in Arakan. We want fundamental rights and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Wild elephants adding to fears of refugees fleeing Myanmar killingslong roamed the subtropical forests around Teknaf, the scrubby border town at B
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
long roamed the subtropical forests around Teknaf, the scrubby border town at Bangladesh’s southernmost tip, and Ukhia, in Cox’s Bazar district. The area was named a protected wildlife reserve several decades ago, and cutting down the forests there... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
‘Democracy in crisis’: Freedom House warns of rising antidemocratic forces in Asia Pacificwhen their boat capsized on the way to Bangladesh, are carried by local residen
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
when their boat capsized on the way to Bangladesh, are carried by local residents in Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, October 9, 2017. Source: Reuters/Damir Sagolj The “ethnic-cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims carried... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Bangladesh says it will return Rohingya Muslim refugees within two yearsRakhine state before they are allowed to return voluntarily and in safety. Almo
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
Rakhine state before they are allowed to return voluntarily and in safety. Almost one million Rohingya are now residing in Cox’s Bazar in the south of Bangladesh. Officials from the two countries met on Monday to discuss a repatriation deal signed... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Rapporteur on Myanmar to visit Bangladesh and Thailandand Thailand thereafter until 30 January 2018.In Bangladesh, Lee will visit Dha
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
and Thailand thereafter until 30 January 2018.In Bangladesh, Lee will visit Dhaka and refugee camps and settlements near Cox’s Bazar to meet with refugees and community leaders. In Thailand, she will visit Bangkok, Mae Sot and Chiang Mai.“The... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Bangladeshi forests stripped bare as Rohingya refugees battle to surviveas there is no [other] available space in those areas,” said Ali Kabir, the Ban
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
as there is no [other] available space in those areas,” said Ali Kabir, the Bangladeshi forestry department’s officer for Cox’s Bazar South, the district the Kutupalong-Balukhali camp falls under. While the Muslim minority from Myanmar’s western... Read more
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guardian-series
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Harrow Times
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Gazette News
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Bolton News
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Oxford Mail
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Bury Times
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Gazette
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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This is West Country
MPs warn of ‘grave concerns’ over plans to repatriate Rohingya Muslims to Burmato act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Direc
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
to act effectively. We cannot fail them again.” Kate Allen, Amnesty’s UK Director, who is visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, said: “MPs are right to express concern about the proposed returns of Rohingya to Myanmar (Burma),... Read more
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Gulf News
Talks in Myanmar to ‘settle issues’ on Rohingya returnwho fled violence are likely to return Rohingya refugees wait for food supply
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
who fled violence are likely to return Rohingya refugees wait for food supply distribution at Balukhali camp, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Yangon: Talks were held on Monday to “settle issues” over the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to... Read more
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Gulf News
Myanmar, Bangladesh meet amid doubts about Rohingya repatriation planafter the 1992 agreement had taken more than 10 years.United Nations (UN) agenc
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
after the 1992 agreement had taken more than 10 years.United Nations (UN) agencies working in the camps clustered around Cox’s Bazar, in southeastern Bangladesh, have voiced scepticism about the resettlement plans.The UN High Commissioner for... Read more
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Gulf News
Orphaned brothers escaped a massacre. Now they have to survive a refugee camp.to violence in Myanmar, Shamsul, left, and Jafar stand outside their home in th
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
to violence in Myanmar, Shamsul, left, and Jafar stand outside their home in the Thaingkhali Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Ukhia (Bangladesh): Three months ago, these two Rohingya brothers had a loving family, a little... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Deadly ‘long-lost disease’ rages through Rohingya camps in Bangladeshdiphtheria in the camps. It was a long-lost disease in our country,” said Abdus
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
diphtheria in the camps. It was a long-lost disease in our country,” said Abdus Salam, the chief medical officer for Cox’s Bazar district, where the camps are located. “Immediately, we acquired vaccines from abroad for an emergency... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
UN flags plight of ‘forgotten’ Rohingya children in central Rakhinethousands of refugees in Bangladesh. UNICEF spokesperson Marixie Mercado said
Asian Correspondent / Posted 8 days ago
thousands of refugees in Bangladesh. UNICEF spokesperson Marixie Mercado said that while the “eyes of the world” were on Cox’s Bazar – the site to where more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled since August 25 last year – there was a massive... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma: Military admits murdering 10 Rohingya found in mass gravesoperations. Rohingya refugee children smile to the camera as they carry firewo
Asian Correspondent / Posted 9 days ago
operations. Rohingya refugee children smile to the camera as they carry firewood at Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh January 9, 2018. Source: Reuters/Tyrone Siu The military announced on Dec. 18 that a mass grave... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon firefighter putting own life on hold to help fight deadly disease in foreign countryMr Cameron said. "Towers have been constructed to drill for water, which is be
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Mr Cameron said. "Towers have been constructed to drill for water, which is being used to mix concrete for more permanent facilities. "This is my first deployment with ISAR and I am proud to be able to represent the Brigade at C... Read more
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Gulf News
Hindu refugees eagerly await return to Myanmarof this month Hindu refugees who fled massacres in Mynamar's violence-plagued
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
of this month Hindu refugees who fled massacres in Mynamar's violence-plagued Rakhine for Bangladesh, in a camp in Ukhia. Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh): Hindu farmer Surodhon Pal has packed his bags, eager to return to Myanmar after fleeing for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Singer Jessie Ware close to tears over Rohingya children's drawings of genocide2012. She spoke exclusively to the Sunday People after touring Kutupalong, Moi
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
2012. She spoke exclusively to the Sunday People after touring Kutupalong, Moinerghona and Balukhali refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh.Unchiparang refugee camp in Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh (Image: UNICEF)Jessie interacts with... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
The next generation of Rohingya are being born into squalor and uncertaintyOVER 48,000 babies are expected to be born in Cox’s Bazar in the coming year, l
Asian Correspondent / Posted 15 days ago
OVER 48,000 babies are expected to be born in Cox’s Bazar in the coming year, leaving the next generation of Rohingya refugees exposed to the squalor and uncertainty of life as a persecuted minority from day one. New figures from Save the Children... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Arrest warrants against BNP chief KhaledaBNP-led alliance. The Icon Paribahan bus was firebombed at Jagmohanpur in Choud
Central Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
BNP-led alliance. The Icon Paribahan bus was firebombed at Jagmohanpur in Chouddogram Upazila while heading to Dhaka from Cox’s Bazar. Police Sub-Inspector Nuruzzaman Hawladar started two cases on Feb 4, 2015 accusing 56 BNP-Jamaat activists and... Read more
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Gulf News
Bangladesh arrests suspected militant near Rohingya campsSharful Awal detained for allegedly communicating with international Islamist g
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
Sharful Awal detained for allegedly communicating with international Islamist groups Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Bangladesh police on Sunday arrested a suspected militant from the border district of Ukhia, near camps where thousands of Rohingya Muslims... Read more
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heraldscotland
Donations from Scotland saving lives of Myanmar refugees in Bangladeshhave fled their homes and villages, seeking safety in Bangladesh. They are now
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
have fled their homes and villages, seeking safety in Bangladesh. They are now crowded into refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, living in makeshift shelters comprised of plastic sheets, bamboo and pieces of string. Here they have... Read more
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Gulf News
Bangladesh targets 100,000 for first Rohingya repatriationMore than 655,000 Rohingya from Myanmar’s Rakhine state have sought refuge in B
Gulf News / Posted 21 days ago
More than 655,000 Rohingya from Myanmar’s Rakhine state have sought refuge in Bangladesh Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Bangladesh wants to send up to 100,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar in the first batch of repatriations of Muslim refugees who fled ethnic... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bangladesh targets 100,000 for first Rohingya repatriationreturn,” Quader, road transport minister and deputy leader of the ruling Awami
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
return,” Quader, road transport minister and deputy leader of the ruling Awami League, told reporters during a visit to Cox’s Bazar where the refugee camps are. “The next meeting of the working group, which will be held in Myanmar, will decide... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma ‘feels sad’ over fresh US sanctions amid Rohingya crisisworse,” it said. Rohingya children refugees stand in front of their temporary
Asian Correspondent / Posted 23 days ago
worse,” it said. Rohingya children refugees stand in front of their temporary shelters at the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh December 19, 2017. Source: Reuters/Marko Djurica As well as dominating the country’s politics for... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Lack of education and work rights in Southeast Asia leaves refugees vulnerableStaff on International Relations for former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang
Asian Correspondent / Posted 25 days ago
Staff on International Relations for former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Rohingya child refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Source: UNRWA The think tank also studied the best practices initiated by these SEA nations. In... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Wednesday, December 27around Australia celebrate the festive season together, we hope that they take
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 25 days ago
around Australia celebrate the festive season together, we hope that they take a moment to remember the children in Cox’s Bazar, who have so little but somehow manage to create small moments of joy in even the most heartbreaking of... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘I feel less scared’: Safety alarms help empower Rohingya womenCOX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: A piercing wail emanates from the small device in the
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: A piercing wail emanates from the small device in the palm of a young Rohingya woman, drawing startled looks from other refugees crowded onto a hillside in a Bangladesh camp. It has the desired effect—the safety alarms are... Read more
28d
Central Chronicle
Turkish PM calls Rohingya killings in Myanmar ‘genocideAgencies, Cox’s Bazar Turkey’s prime minister on Wednesday dubbed the killing
Central Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
Agencies, Cox’s Bazar Turkey’s prime minister on Wednesday dubbed the killing of minority Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar by its security forces “genocide” and urged the international community to ensure their safety back home. Binali Yildirim met... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Blockchain technology employed to give Rohingya refugees identity cardsa response by Burma’s army and Buddhist vigilantes. Rohingya refugees stand on
Asian Correspondent / Posted 29 days ago
a response by Burma’s army and Buddhist vigilantes. Rohingya refugees stand on a road at the Shamlapur refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh December 20, 2017. Source: Reuters/Marko Djurica The Rohingya Project estimates there are four... Read more

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