October 25, 2021 12:26 (IST)
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Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah killing: Key suspect arrested

Dhaka: Bangladesh police have arrested have arrested a person for is alleged involvement in the murder of Rohingya leader Md Mohib Ullah.

Refugee Leader Killing: Bangladeshi court sends two suspects to 3-day remand

Cox's Bazar: A local Bangladeshi court on Sunday sent two suspects arrested in connection with the killing of Rohingya refugee leader Mohib Ullah at a refugee camp in Ukhiya to three days police custody, media reports said.

UN rights chief calls for investigation into ‘heartbreaking’ killing of veteran Rohingya activist

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday called for a prompt, thorough, and effective investigation into the killing of a veteran Rohingya activist at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.

Rohingya refugees receive first COVID vaccinations in Bangladesh

New York: More than 4,000 Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar refugee camps in Bangladesh have received their first COVID-19 vaccine shots, as part of a national inoculation drive to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Wednesday.

Bangladesh: Deadly flooding, landslides devastate Rohingya refugees

New York: Three days of strong winds and heavy monsoon rain on sprawling refugee sites in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar have taken Rohingya refugee lives and wreaked havoc and destruction, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.

Bangladesh decides to vaccinate Rohingyas: FS Masud Bin Momen

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh government has decided to vaccinate the Rohingyas as part of an inclusive vaccination programme.

Bangladesh: 10 shanties in Rohingya camp gutted, no casualty

Dhaka: At least 10 shanties were gutted as fire broke out at Balukhali Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox’s Bazar city on Tuesday, media reports said.

China, Bangladesh underscore need for resuming tripartite talks on Rohingya repatriation; joint vaccine production

China and Bangladesh have agreed to work towards the repatriation of the Rohingya refugees to the Rakhine state in Myanmar and underscored the need for resuming tripartite talks on the issue, a Bangladesh government statement said. Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Momen and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, who met on the sidelines of a conference in Tashkent, also discussed Dhaka’s plans for co-production of vaccines.

Can't lodge Rohingyas for an indefinite period: Bangladesh PM Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday renewed her call to the global community to ensure the dignified repatriation of Rohingyas as they are posing a big security threat to Bangladesh as well as the region.

UN delegation lauds Bangladesh's Rohingya rehab move to Bay of Bengal island Bhasan Char

Dhaka: A  high-level UN delegation, which had recently visited Bangladesh, appreciated PM Sheikh Hasina-led government over the Bhasan Char rehabilitation project of the Rohingyas and sought the international community's support to ensure the refugees live there with dignity.

UN officials reach Bangladesh to take stock of Rohingya refugee camps

Two senior officials of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have reached Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Sunday for a four-day visit to take stock of Rohingya refugee camps which host over 1.1 million refugees from Myanmar.

UN launches response plan to ‘safeguard the well-being and dignity’ of Rohingya in Bangladesh

New York: Under the leadership of the Government of Bangladesh, the Organization for Migration (IOM) and UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) launched a $943 million plan on Tuesday to “safeguard the well-being and dignity” of Rohingya refugees in the country and their host communities.

UN satisfied with relocation of Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char island

The team of the United Nations who had visited Bhasan Char island - the new site for the relocation of 100,000 Rohingya refugees - has expressed its satisfaction with the facilities developed by the Bangladesh government. Initially, the government had faced criticism for its relocation plan.

Bangladesh: A group of 10 heads of missions visited Rohingyas camp in Bhashanchar

Dhaka/UNI: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bangladesh organized a day-long trip on Saturday to Bhashanchar for a group of High Commissioners/Ambassadors based in Dhaka.

UN emergency fund allocates $14 million for Rohingya refugees left homeless by massive fire

New York: The United Nations’ top relief official on Wednesday released $14 million in emergency funding to provide life-saving assistance to thousands of Rohingya refugee families, after a massive fire ripped through the Kutupalong camp in southern Bangladesh, earlier this week.