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US provides $170 mln in humanitarian assistance for Rohingya crisis

The United States on Friday announced more than $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingyas inside and outside Burma, as well as for host communities in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina feels India can play major role in resolving Rohingya issue

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the Rohingya migrants are a “big burden” on her country and the South Asian nation is reaching out to the international community to ensure their return to their homeland, Myanmar.

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.

Rohingya refugees: UN agency urges immediate rescue to prevent ‘tragedy’ on Andaman Sea

New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR), on Monday, called for immediate efforts to search and rescue a group of Rohingya refugees, who have been adrift on the Andaman Sea for over a week. 

Rohingya refugees: UN agency urges immediate rescue to prevent tragedy on Andaman Sea

New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR), on Monday, called for immediate efforts to search and rescue a group of Rohingya refugees, who have been adrift on the Andaman Sea for over a week.

UN steps up support for thousands left homeless after fire at Rohingya refugee camp

New York: UN agencies have stepped up efforts to help thousands of Rohingya refugees left without shelter after a devastating fire tore through a crowded refugee camp in south-eastern Bangladesh on Thursday.

Rohingya conference pledges to ‘remain steadfast’ in finding solutions to crisis

New York: A joint UN-hosted donor conference to rally international support behind Myanmar’s displaced Rohingya minority, ended on Thursday with a promise to continue engaging with concerned countries towards finding a long-term solution to their plight.

UN human rights office calls for compassion following Rohingya deaths at sea

New York/IBNS: The UN human rights office (OHCHR), is calling for compassion for people desperately seeking shelter, after 30 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar died on a boat in the Bay of Bengal that had spent nearly two months at sea.

ICJ: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims

The Hague/IBNS:  Myanmar's leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in the International Court of Justice and defended her country against allegations of genocide.

ICC gives greenlight for probe into violent crimes against Rohingya

New York/IBNS: Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have forced between 600,000 and one million Rohingya refugees out of Myanmar, into neighboring Bangladesh since 2016. 

UN Secretary General urges Myanmar to be more proactive in solving the Rohingya crisis, asks ASEAN countries to cooperate with Myanmar

Bangkok/IBNS: The goernment of Myanmar has to address the root causes behind the displacement of the Rohingyas and allow for their safe return among other things, said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in Bangkok, during his visit to a climate mitigation project in the Thai capital.

Police arrest three Rohingya men with Bangladeshi passports

Dhaka, Sept 6 (IBNS): Bangladesh police have arrested three Rohingya men with Bangladeshi passports in their possessions, media reports said.

Rohingya's rally to mark second anniversary of exodus in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Aug 25 ( UNI) Thousands of Rohingya refugees held a rally at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday, marking the second anniversary of the start of the crisis that began following an offensive of Myanmar army.

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding

New York, July 6 (IBNS): Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has been hit by three days of non-stop rain, and more heavy downpours are expected throughout next week, with four months of the monsoon season still to go.

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis

New York, June 18 (IBNS): An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic and structural failures” that prevented a unified strategy from being implemented.