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Aggregated News About The Rohingya

The latest Rohingya news gathered from all over the web.

Landslides keep taking lives

A day after seven people died in rain-induced landslides, incessant rain in Cox's Bazar caused the deaths of nine more, including five siblings, yesterday. In Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar, a large chunk of earth broke off a hill, rolled down the slo...

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Bangladesh logs single-day records for COVID cases, deaths

Bangladesh has registered the highest number of new coronavirus cases and deaths within a single day amid a strict lockdown imposed to contain the surge in infections. The government’s Directorate General of Health Services on Monday said 15,192 in...

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Japan will seize any opportunity to resolve Rohingya crisis for regional stability: envoy

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Naoki Ito said Japan will seize the opportunity to find a "long-term and lasting solution" to the Rohingya crisis with Myanmar, noting that the issue is very pertinent to the future stability of the entire region. "W...

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Mosque in Indian capital’s Rohingya camp bulldozed: Refugees

New Delhi, India – Police and civil authorities in the Indian capital have demolished a makeshift mosque in a Rohingya camp, say the refugees, weeks after a massive fire had engulfed the settlement. The mosque, made up of tarpaulin sheets and bambo...

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Myanmar's Military Junta Again Seeks to Replace its UN Ambassador

UNITED NATIONS - Myanmar’s military rulers are again seeking to replace the country’s ambassador to the United Nations, who opposed their February 1 ouster of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and takeover of the government. Foreign Minister Wunna...

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Rohingyas to sacrifice over 200 cows during Eid

Bhasan Char has taken a festive hue after the arrival of cows for Eid sacrifice. Over 200 cows have been provided for the Eid celebration of the Rohingyas staying there. Both the government and aid agencies of foreign and domestic origin have given t...

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Three killed in ‘gunfights’ with law enforcers

Three alleged robbers were killed in "gunfights" with Rab in Mymensingh and Cox's Bazar early yesterday. The identities of two "robbers" killed in Mymensingh's Gafargaon could not be known immediately. A Rab team raided Bharoil area acting on informa...

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Pulitzer-winning news photographer buried in India

Danish Siddiqui was part of a team that shared the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for documenting the Rohingya crisis Pulitzer Prize-winning news photographer Danish Siddiqui was buried in India's capital on July 18, two days after he wa...

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Covid Vaccination: Govt to lower age bar to 30 years

The government has decided to lower the age limit to 30 years for Covid vaccination to bring more people under its inoculation campaign. The decision came at a virtual meeting of the Covid Vaccination Programme Committee yesterday as the country cont...

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21 Rohingyas entering from India detained in Moulvibazar

Police detained 21 Rohingyas from Moulvibazar's Sadar upazila this morning, hours after they entered the country illegally from India last night. Mohammad Yasinul Haque, officer-in-charge of Moulvibazar Model Police Station, said they were informed t...

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20 Rohingyas who fled Bhasan Char arrested in Chattogram

Twenty Rohingyas who had fled Bhasan Char island in Noakhali were arrested from Jorarganj area of Mirsharai upazila of Chattogram today. Among the arrestees, 11 are children, five women and four men. Based on a tip-off, police arrested the Rohingyas ...

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Resolving Rohingya Crisis: Dhaka seeks Moscow’s help

Bangladesh has sought Russia's "active and fruitful cooperation" for facilitating the reintegration and return of the Rohingyas to their homeland. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen raised the issue with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov at a meetin...

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US summit hears stark accounts of religious repression

Many people may not think about religious repression since it doesn't happen in the United States. For those who may argue that it does, then it doesn't happen on the scale and terror of those living in countries with authoritarian regimes. Testimony...

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Two killed in ‘gunfights’ with Rab, BGB in Cox’s Bazar

A Rohingya man and a local were killed in what officials termed as gunfights in Cox's Bazar over the last two days. Wing Commander Azim Ahmed of Rab-15 said a Rohingya refugee named Hasimullah, 30, was killed during an exchange of fire with Rab offic...

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Giving a new life on remote island

Rahima Khatun was beaming next to the new sewing machine that she had been given. Her husband had gotten a fishing net, and together they were weaving dreams of how they would spend their earnings. They had been on the island for four months. "We wer...

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Ansar Al Islam leader arrested

The Rab yesterday said it arrested Mahmudul Hasan Gunobi, a spiritual leader of pro-al Qaeda militant outfit Ansar Al Islam, in the capital's Shah Ali Beribandh area on Thursday. Gunobi, 36, also known as Hasan, used to deliver religious speeches at ...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journo killed in Afghanistan

Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed on Friday while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan, an Afghan commander said. Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer ...

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Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan

Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui has been killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan, an Afghan commander has said. Afghan special forces had been fighting to retake the ma...

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Bangladesh to vaccinate Rohingya refugees from August

Bangladesh is to start giving coronavirus vaccinations to some of the Rohingya refugees who fled across the border from Myanmar, officials said Thursday. With infections rising across the country, refugee commissioner Shah Rezwan Hayat said about 48,...

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Astrazeneca Vaccine: No assurance from India on resuming supply to Bangladesh

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar gave no assurance about resuming vaccine supply to Bangladesh anytime soon at a meeting with his Bangladesh counterpart AK Abdul Momen in Uzbekistan yesterday. "The Indian foreign minister said they are i...

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2017 Bulletin on Hindus Killed in Myanmar Passed off as Kolkata

The Zee News bulletin talks about a Rohingya armed group killing Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine State and not Kolkata. · Share · Share · Share · Share · Share · Comments A clipped version of a bulletin aired by media outlet Zee News is being share...

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Rohingya Camp Fire Aftermath: No Decent Living Condition, Harassment Continues

Kanchan Kunj in Madanpur Khadar, Southeast Delhi, was a temporary home of makeshift shelters for 53 Rohingya families. On Saturday, 12 June, it burnt down to the ground, again. This was the third fire of 2021, and the second time in three years that ...

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Myanmar junta slams UN on Rohingya resolution

Myanmar's junta rejected on Wednesday a UN Human Rights Council resolution calling for reconciliation with the persecuted Rohingya minority, slamming "one-sided allegations" over its treatment of the stateless community. The country has been in turmo...

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Rohingya Terrorist Group Linked to Pakistan and Militant Islamic Organizations

In May 2018, human rights organization Amnesty International brought to light a seemingly under-reported massacre of scores of Hindus and other ethnic minorities allegedly by armed Rohingya militants in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Amnesty published an...

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Rohingya cleric beaten to death in Cox's Bazar Rohingya camp

A 45-year-old Islamic cleric was beaten to death at the Noyapara Rohingya camp in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar today. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Shaker (45), a resident of Block C of the camp, reports our Cox's Bazar correspondent quoting police....

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Momen to hold bilateral talks with India, China and Russia counterparts in Tashkent

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen will be holding bilateral meetings with his counterparts from India, China and Russia in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent where he will seek cooperation for speedy vaccine supply and solving Rohingya crisis. "For us, vacc...

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UN resolution calls for reconciliation in Myanmar

The UN Human Rights Council on Monday adopted a resolution condemning human rights violations by Myanmar's military against the Rohingya and other minorities and called for a process of reconciliation. The resolution, brought forward by Pakistan on b...

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Aung San Suu Kyi faces more charges as UN urges reconciliation

Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi is facing four additional criminal charges, filed in a court in the country’s second-biggest city Mandalay, according to her lawyer, as the United Nations called for reconciliation in the violence-wracked...

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US Calls Out Genocide, Atrocities Committed in 6 Countries

The United States called out genocide and atrocities happening in six countries —Myanmar (also known as Burma,) China, Ethiopia, Iraq, Syria and South Sudan — as part of a report highlighting how the U.S. government is using financial, diplomatic...

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UNHRC adopts resolution emphasising justice and repatriation of Rohingyas back to Myanmar

UN Human Rights Council unanimously adopted a resolution on the "Human Rights Situation of Rohingya Muslims and other Minorities in Myanmar" today, calling on the international community to continue providing humanitarian assistance until they return...

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Rohingya wary as Myanmar's anti-junta groups reach out

Members of Myanmar's internally displaced Rohingya Muslim community people are seen in the Thet Kay Pyin camp in Sittwe, Rakhine state, on June 5. (Photo: AFP) A shadow government is breaking taboos in Buddhist-majority Myanmar by welcoming Rohingya ...

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Video From Myanmar Shared as 'Bangladeshis Entering West Bengal'

The video is from 2017 and shows Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh to escape violence-hit Myanmar. · Share · Share · Share · Share · Share · Comments A video is being circulated on the internet with a claim that it shows Bangladeshi nation...

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No overall improvement in Bangladesh’s human rights situation in 2020: UK govt report

There was no overall improvement in the human rights situation in Bangladesh in 2020, said UK government in a report noting of concerns over further restrictions of freedom of expression, including the use of Digital Security Act (DSA) to suppress cr...

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Voices of the People Keeping Food on Our Tables

We talked to farmers, factory workers, retailers and delivery drivers who have kept Bangladesh’s food supply chain running through the challenges of the pandemic The economic fallout from Covid-19 has driven millions of people across the world deep...

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What is the Myanmar military’s ‘four cuts’ strategy?

The Myanmar military, also known as the Tatmadaw, appears to have returned to its “four cuts” strategy in a bid to stamp out resistance to its rule, after seizing power from the elected government in a coup on February 1. But what is the “four ...

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Protesters mark Myanmar coup leader's birthday with mock funerals

Protesters in coup-hit Myanmar marked the birthday of junta leader Min Aung Hlaing Saturday by burning his portrait and staging fake funerals. The nation has experienced mass protests and a brutal military response since the February 1 coup which ous...

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Bangladesh exploring potentials for ‘deepening cooperation’ with Bogota: ambassador to Colombia

Ambassador M Shahidul Islam presents credentials to the Colombian President as the non-resident Ambassador of Bangladesh to Colombia. Photo: Collected Bangladesh is exploring the potentials for deepening cooperation and overall relations with Colombi...

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Protesters mark Myanmar coup leader's birthday with mock funerals

AFP Protesters in coup-hit Myanmar marked the birthday of junta leader Min Aung Hlaing Saturday by burning his portrait and staging fake funerals. The nation has experienced mass protests and a brutal military response since the February 1 coup which...

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UN Resolution on Myanmar: Dhaka treads on razor edge

Bangladesh's abstention from voting the UN General Assembly resolution on Myanmar, which condemned the country's February 1 military coup and called for restoring democracy and preventing arms flow, has raised questions if Bangladesh is supporting My...

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3 brothers shot by Rohingyas in Teknaf, police say

Three locals, brothers, were hospitalised after being shot and critically injured by a group of armed Rohingyas in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar, police said. The injured are Rahmatullah (30), Salamatullah (22), and Mohammad Hossain (18) -- sons of Habibur Rah...

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Rohingya youth arrested in Feni over mobile phone snatching

A Rohingya youth, who escaped from Cox's Bazar camp three days back, was arrested on charge of snatching a mobile phone in Feni town last night. The arrestee, Fahim Hossain (29), is a refugee from Balukhali Rohingya camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Baz...

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