UN human rights chief Volker Türk, on Thursday, reiterated the call for accountability and justice for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya driven from their homes in Myanmar by security forces in 2017, in what has been described as “textbook” ethnic cleansing.
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, is calling on the international community to renew its commitment to the nearly one million Rohingya refugees who have fled persecution in Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh.
European Union's Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore recently said discussion will be held with other nations to ensure what other steps are needed to be taken to resolve the Rohingya crisis.
New York: Current funding for critical aid efforts supporting Rohingya refugees living in camps in southern Bangladesh is simply not enough, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has said, as dwindling resources have forced the second ration cut in three months.
Cox's Bazar: A group of miscreants allegedly killed a Rohingya youth at Kutupalong Camp in Ukhiya of Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar area on Monday.
Dhaka: In a suspected gunfight between two criminal gangs a Rohingya man was killed in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar area on Tuesday, media reports said.
Bangladesh must “immediately suspend” a pilot repatriation project for Rohingya refugees to return to Myanmar, where they face “serious risks” to their lives and freedom, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Thursday.
The UN in Bangladesh on Thursday condemned a second cut in food rations for Rohingya refugees who are sheltering in the country, after a funding shortfall of $56 million compelled the World Food Programme (WFP) to enforce the cuts.
Dhaka: A Rohingya refugee was shot dead in a refugee camp in Ukhiya upazila of Cox's Bazar on Friday, media reports said.
Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh authorities have launched a massive evacuation campaign to move almost half a million people away from the southeastern coastline as Cyclone Mocha, one of the most powerful cyclones seen in Bangladesh in almost two decades, is expected to make landfall in the country.
Cox's Bazar: Several houses were gutted as a fire broke out at a Rohingya camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar region on Friday, media reports said.
Cox's Bazar: A Rohingya man was shot dead in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar area.
Cox's Bazar: Dozens of people have shot and hacked to death a Rohingya leader in Cox's Bazar's Ukhiya region in Bangladesh, media reports said.
Dhaka/New York: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday expressed sadness as 12,000 people lost shelter after a large number of shanties were destroyed in a fire tragedy at a Rohingya camp in Bangladesh's Cox’s Bazar region.
Cox's Bazar: As many as 2,000 shanties were gutted as a fire broke out at a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh, leaving a large number of people homeless, media reports said on Sunday.