The UN agency noted they will continue to urgently seek additional information on the condition of those affected, and urged that they receive adequate medical assistance.
Ensure equitable access to COVID vaccines for Rohingya refugees, and improve community outreach efforts to build trust and counter misinformation.
President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Volkan Bozkir on Tuesday highly appreciated Bangladesh’s efforts for Rohingyas in Bhasan Char.
The 2021 Joint Response Plan (JRP) of US$943 million for the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis will be launched on Tuesday.
International Organization for Migration (IOM) facilitated the safe return of 160 Bangladeshi migrants stranded in Libya under its Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme on Wednesday.
A group of 78 Bangladeshis, Thai and other foreign nationals arrived here from Thailand on Saturday.
Another batch of 105 Bangladeshis returned home from India through the Benapole checkpost on Friday morning.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday rejected Al Jazeera’s latest report on Bhasan Char saying it is based on false information.
As the Myanmar displacement crisis grows, governments in South and Southeast Asia must refrain from forced returns and work with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to ensure access and assistance to those seeking asylum.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said they should now seriously consider regional or multilateral initiatives for the repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar as it remains a compelling priority for Bangladesh.
The Rohingyas, now living in Bhasan Char, on Saturday interacted with the foreign diplomats and expressed their willingness to return to their homeland in Myanmar.
The bodies of 11 people, including that of three women and two children, were retrieved from the debris after a fire swept through the Balukhali Rohingya camp in Ukhiya Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Monday.
A group of nearly 1,800 refugee Rohingyas set sail for Bhasan Char Thursday, as part of the government’s plan to relocate them to the remote Bay of Bengal island from crammed camps in Cox’s Bazar.
As part of the government plan to relocate Rohingyas to Bhashanchar in Noakhali from Cox’s Bazar, some 1,070 Rohingyas are being taken to the island on Wednesday.
Bangladesh has said it is respectful of its international obligations under UNCLOS reminding that other states should fulfil their obligation under international law.
Cox’s Bazar, Jan 27 — Around 3,000 Rohingyas have agreed to relocate to Bhasan Char from the camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar. Sources familiar with the matter say the third phase relocation will begin Thursday.
Cox’s Bazar, Jan 23 – The Cox’s Bazar CSO-NGO Forum (CCNF), a platform of local NGOs and civil societies, on Saturday called upon all concerned to take up special rehabilitation programmes for local educational institutions and students in Cox’s Bazar…
Dhaka, Jan 23 – Bangladesh has sought effective and proactive support from the international community to find a solution to Rohingya crisis apart from management of huge displacement.
Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic may have reduced the number of international migrants by around two million globally by mid-2020, a decrease of around 27 per cent in the growth expected from July 2019 to June 2020, the United Nations has said.
The China-Bangladesh-Myanmar meeting was chaired by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui and Myanmar Deputy Minister of International Cooperation Hau Do Suan led the Myanmar side.
Syrian refugees in Arsal, a Lebanese town on the border with Syria, do not have adequate shelters to withstand the harsh winter months, Human Rights Watch said today.
Dhaka, Jan 18 – The migrant workers are among the most affected people of Bangladesh due to the ongoing pandemic but got less attention when it came to incentive disbursement.
Dhaka, Jan 13 – Bangladesh, Myanmar and China will hold a tripartite meeting on Rohingya repatriation in Dhaka on January 19 as Dhaka finds their repatriation to Myanmar as the only solution to the crisis.
Dhaka, Jan 8 – Dhaka has urged Kuala Lumpur to do the needful for bringing back the stranded Bangladeshi workers to their old and new places of work in Malaysia on humanitarian grounds.
Chittagong, Dec 28 – Around 1,700 more Rohingyas have started the journey from Cox’s Bazar to Bhashan Char in the second phase, although the initial plan was to transfer 700 only.
Dhaka, Dec 24 – Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki on Thursday said they want to see the start of repatriation process next year as Japan supports repatriation of Rohingyas to their homes in Rakhine State.
TUNIS, Tunisia (UNB/AP) — About 20 African migrants were found dead Thursday after their smuggling boat, which was trying to reach Europe, sank in the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisian authorities said. Five survivors were rescued and the Tunisian navy is searching…
Washington D.C., 12/23/2020 – The Muslim North American leadership has found a united voice on human rights. A diverse group of 120 imams, chaplains, scholars and other leaders in the USA and Canada has signed onto a letter to the…
Dec 18 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded over 3,000 deaths on migratory routes worldwide so far in 2020. IOM released the data for 2020 inclusive up to December 17 (see accompanying infographic) today…
Bangladesh has urged all to exercise utmost caution not to undermine or misinterpret the genuine efforts of the government of Bangladesh noting that the voluntary relocation of Rohingyas to Bhasan Char has become imperative to decongest the overcrowded camps in…