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.
Give Rohingyas equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines: Govt urged
Ensure equitable access to COVID vaccines for Rohingya refugees, and improve community outreach efforts to build trust and counter misinformation.
Rohingyas happy at Bhasan Char; want to return to Myanmar
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.
Saudi Arabia won’t send back Rohingyas to Bangladesh: Shahriar
Dhaka, Mar 10 : The Saudi government did not say that the Rohingyas, living in Saudi Arabia, will be sent back to Bangladesh, said State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam on Wednesday. “No, Saudi Arabia didn’t say that…
Rohingyas happy in Bhasan Char, yet they want to return to Myanmar
Dhaka, Feb 11 (UNB): The Rohingyas, now living in Bhasan Char, want to see a peaceful environment in Myanmar with the restoration of their basic rights for their early return despite what they say having a far better place than…
3,000 more Rohingyas to be shifted to Bhasan Char
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.
Myanmar committed to repatriating Rohingyas as per 2017 deal
Myanmar has said they are committed to beginning the repatriation of Rohingyas as per the bilateral agreement signed with Bangladesh in 2017.
Most Rohingyas unaware of Covid-19: Survey
Most of the Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar camps are not aware of Covid-19 and its intensity, according to a survey jointly conducted by KNH Germany and Samaj Kallyan O Unnayon Sangstha (SKUS).
2 more Rohingyas die from coronavirus in Cox’s Bazar
Two more Rohingya men died from coronavirus on Monday, taking total death in the Rohingya camp to three. One of them was 58 years old and a resident of camp-10 while another was 70 years and a resident of camp-7,…
Rescue, disembark Rohingyas floating at sea: IOM
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said they are “increasingly concerned” about the plight of hundreds of Rohingyas believed to be stranded at sea, noting that cyclone Amphan signalled a ferocious start to the cyclone season in the Bay…
210-bed Corona facility underway for Rohingyas
UNICEF said it is preparing a 210-bed Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Isolation and Treatment Centre after the first coronavirus cases were confirmed among the Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar. The first 90 beds will be ready by May 22 and…
Malaysia urged to stop violent threats against Rohingyas
Eighty four national and international humanitarian agencies on Monday expressed their concern over the response of the Malaysian government to threats of violence and ‘hate speech’ directed at ethnic Rohingya refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia.
Allow like Bangladesh safe landing of Rohingyas at Sea: EU
The European Union (EU) has urged the governments in the region to conduct rescue operation and find a solution for safe disembarkation of floating Rohingyas at sea following example shown by Bangladesh.
Protect Rohingyas, host communities from coronavirus: Rights body
Dhaka, March 17 – The government of Bangladesh should take all necessary steps to protect Rohingyas and nearby host communities from coronavirus infection, said Fortify Rights on Monday.
Myanmar lawyer details crimes against Rohingyas in 2013
Myanmar’s legal counsel in an ongoing genocide trial at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) once compared the government’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims to Nazi Germany’s treatment of Jews during the Holocaust, according to a previously unreleased video footage of…
Work on shifting Rohingyas to Bhasan Char to start soon
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Saturday said the process of relocating one lakh Rohingyas from Cox’s Bazar camp to Bhasan Char will begin on completion of erecting barbed-wire fences around the Cox’s Bazar camp.
FRC alarmed by Myanmar’s genocide denial against Rohingyas
The Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) has refuted the findings of Myanmar’s Independent Commission of Enquiry that there is “no” or “insufficient” evidence to establish the genocidal intent behind Myanmar’s destruction of the Rohingya community in Myanmar and the mass deportations…
Rohingyas will return as soon as assured safety, security
Dhaka, Dec 19 – Rohingyas have said they would return to Rakhine as soon as the Myanmar government would ensure safety and security for them as they don’t want to stay in the camps. The Rohingyas placed these demands before…
7 Nobel laureates want Suu Kyi take liablity for crimes
Dhaha, Dec 10 – Seven Nobel peace laureates called on Aung San Suu Kyi to publicly acknowledge crimes, including genocide, committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar.
UN 3rd committee takes resolution on Rohingyas’ HR state
A resolution on situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar has been adopted at the third committee of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
Myanmar is not safe for Rohingyas to return: UN investigator
United Nations, Oct 5 (AP/UNB) — The U.N.’s independent investigator on Myanmar says it’s not safe for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to return because Myanmar has failed to dismantle its “system of persecution” of…
45 Rohingyas arrested in Chattogram
A number of Rohingyas, who had escaped from the camp in Cox’s Bazar, were arrested from a house at Keshabpur Molla area in Sitakunda upazila around Tuesday midnight.
World must force Myanmar to take Rohingyas back: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the world must take all the measures to force Myanmar to create conditions enabling the safe, dignified and voluntary return of Rohingyas to their place of origin.
4 nations seek safety of Rohingyas, host communities in BD
Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland on Thursday said a “safe and secure” situation in the Rohingya camps and surrounding areas in Cox’s Bazar must be upheld so that Rohingyas and host communities can feel safe and protected.
15 EC staff involved in giving NIDs to Rohingyas: NID DG
Dhaka, Sept 23 (UNB) – Director General of the National Identity Registration Wing of the Election Commission (EC) Brig Gen Saidul Islam on Monday said some 15 EC staff were involved in providing NID cards to Rohingyas.
Talks with Cameron: Suu Kyi lies over Rohingyas’ identity
Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, during her conversation with former British prime minister David Cameron, claimed that Rohingyas are not from her country but are Bangladeshis, reports Newsweek. Cameron unveiled a new book on Thursday about his time…
18 ‘Rohingyas’ detained with Bangladeshi passports in Ctg
Chattogram, Sept 19 (UNB) – Police’s Detective Branch (DB) detained 18 suspected Rohingyas with Bangladeshi passports from in front of the Indian Assistant High Commission in the port city on Wednesday night.
Myanmar seeks BD reps visit areas of displaced Rohingyas
Dhaka, Sept 11 – In a new development of Rohingya crisis, Myanmar government has agreed to take high level representatives of Bangladesh to make a visit to the affected areas in Myanmar from where Rohingya people were displaced due to…
UN-backed agencies assist hosts, Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar
Dhaka, Sept 11 (UNB) – The Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) partners – UN agencies working in support of the government of Bangladesh — are assisting thousands in the host community and Rohingya refugee camps who have been impacted by…
Article19 call to end moibile, Internet restrictions on Rohingyas
Restrictions on mobile communications deepens vulnerability of Rohingya community, Article19 said on Tuesday. The decision by Bangladesh authorities to restrict access to mobile telecommunications services by Rohingya refugees violates the rights to freedom of expression, information and non-discrimination, ARTICLE 19…