Tag: Rohingya

Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camp fire leaves thousands homeless (Al Jazeera)

Thousands of Rohingya have been left homeless after a fire gutted parts of their refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh, police said. About 850,000 of the persecuted mostly...

Meta sued in excess of $150 billion for its role in Rohingya genocide (Campbell Kwan, ZDNet)

Rohingya refugees have launched two class action lawsuits valued in excess of $150 billion against Meta, formerly known as Facebook, for its role in...

UN, Bangladesh sign deal to aid Rohingya relocated to island (Al Jazeera)

The United Nations and Bangladesh’s government have signed an agreement to work together to help Rohingya refugees on an island in the Bay of...

Rights groups urge full probe into Rohingya leader’s killing (Al Jazeera)

Rights groups have called for an investigation into the killing of a prominent Rohingya leader who was shot to death at the world’s largest...

Myanmar/Rohingya – Treating the Rohingya like they belong in Myanmar (Adam Simpson and Nicholas Farrelly, The Strategist)

As the military struggles to stamp out opposition on the streets and in the mountains, there is almost no good news coming out of...

Rohingya/Bangladesh/Myanmar/UN – HRW says UN shared Rohingya data without their ‘informed consent’ (Al Jazeera)

Human Rights Watch says the UN improperly collected and shared data from more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees with their host country Bangladesh, which passed...

Bangladesh/Rohingya – Rohingya on Bangladesh island feel trapped, fear monsoons: HRW (Al Jazeera)

Rohingya refugees are seen at the housing complex of Bhasan Char island after they were relocated Rohingya on Bangladesh island feel trapped, fear monsoons:...

(Bangladesh/Rohingya) ‘We have nothing’: Refugee camp fire devastates Rohingya, again (Al Jazeera)

Faisal Mahmud Refugees recount ordeal after deadly blaze leaves tens of thousands without a shelter, reawakens trauma of Myanmar army’s 2017 crackdown. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/27/rebuilding-from-the-ashes-rohingya-a-year-after-deadly-blaze

(Bangladesh/Rohingya) Rohingya made homeless by devastating Bangladesh camp blaze (Al Jazeera)

Monday’s fire in southeast Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, home to the world’s biggest refugee settlement, made 45,000 homeless. https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/3/25/in-pictures-homeless-rohingya-after-devastating-bangladesh-blaze

(Bangladesh/Rohingya) Bangladesh defends use of fences after deadly Rohingya camp fire (Al Jazeera)

International humanitarian agencies call for the removal of barbed wire fences as Bangladeshi officials deny they trapped refugees or hampered rescue. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/24/bangladesh-defends-use-of-fences-after-deadly-rohingya-camp-fire

(Bangladesh/Rohingya) Bangladesh probes deadly fire at Rohingya camp, 400 missing (Al Jazeera)

Officials investigate the cause of a massive fire – the worst since 2017 – that killed at least 15 and displaced tens of thousands. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/23/bangladesh-probes-deadly-fire-at-rohingya-refugee-camp

(Bangladesh/Rohingya) Thousands of Rohingya homes burn as fire sweeps Bangladesh camps (Al Jazeera)

Hundreds of shanties destroyed, leaving thousands homeless, as devastating fire races through sprawling camps in southern Bangladesh. https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/3/23/thousands-of-homes-burn-as-fire-sweeps-rohingya-camp

(Bangladesh/Rohingya) Massive fire sweeps through Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh (Al Jazeera)

Blaze at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar destroys hundreds of tents, as well as a number of health centres and other facilities. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/22/massive-fire-hits-rohingya-refugee-camp-in-bangladesh-witnesses

(Bangladesh/Rohingya) UN team visits remote Bangladesh island where Rohingya relocated (Al Jazeera)

Delegation on three-day visit to Bhasan Char island in Bay of Bengal where Bangladesh moved more than 13,000 refugees. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/17/un-team-visits-remote-bangladesh-island-where-rohingya-relocated

(India/Rohingya/Myanmar) ‘Repeat of what happened in Myanmar’: India detains 160 Rohingya (Al Jazeera)

Aakash Hassan and Zafar Aafaq Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir send dozens of Rohingya refugees to ‘holding centre’, as activists decry the move. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/8/repeat-of-what-happened-in-myanmar-india-detains-160-rohingya

(Rohingya, Bangladesh, China, Myanmar) Rohingya student group demands consultation in repatriation talks between China, Bangladesh, Myanmar (The New Arab)

A group of mostly young Rohingyas living in the world’s largest refugee camp - Cox’s Bazar - has demanded participation in a conversation on repatriation of the minority...