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UNHCR says setting timeline for Rohingya return extremely difficult

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday said it is extremely difficult to set a timeline for the return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, reports UNB.The UNHCR called on ...

UNHCR says setting timeline for Rohingya return extremely difficult

‘China concerns, contributes and acts over Rohingya issue’

Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Li Jiming on Sunday said China, utilising its traditional friendship with Bangladesh and Myanmar, will do whatever they can to help alleviate the Rohingya crisis and push ...

‘China concerns, contributes and acts over Rohingya issue’

‘Bangladesh won’t repatriate any Rohingya by force’

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said Bangladesh does not want to do anything by force and laid emphasis on removing trust-deficit among Rohingyas who refused to return to their homeland, ...

‘Bangladesh won’t repatriate any Rohingya by force’

UN expert visits Rohingya 'relocation' island

A UN Special Rapporteur on human rights visited on Thursday an island off Bangladesh where Dhaka aims to move Rohingya refugees despite worries it will be vulnerable to extreme weather.Some 750,000 ...

UN expert visits Rohingya 'relocation' island

Yanghee Lee to visit Bhashan Char today

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee will visit Bhashan Char, an island in Noakhali, today (Thursday), reports UNB.The Bangladesh government has been ...

Yanghee Lee to visit Bhashan Char today

Ethnic tension intensifies as 5 Bengalis shot dead in Assam

Suspected separatist gunmen on Thursday shot dead five people they singled out in an Indian village where ethnic tensions are simmering over a new law on migrants, officials said.Authorities said ...

Ethnic tension intensifies as 5 Bengalis shot dead in Assam

How Myanmar troops forced Rohingya Muslims to flee

In early August last year, a young lieutenant named Kyi Nyan Lynn flew to Rakhine State, with hundreds of other Myanmar soldiers. They were about to launch a campaign that would drive hundreds of ...

How Myanmar troops forced Rohingya Muslims to flee

Fresh clashes in northern Myanmar displace over 4000: UN

Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s army and ethnic insurgents in the country’s remote north, a United Nations official said, as a long-simmering conflict ...

Fresh clashes in northern Myanmar displace over 4000: UN

Fear, isolation for Myanmar’s remaining Rohingyas

By the twisted standards of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Abdullah is one of its more fortunate Rohingya residents.The 34-year-old is alive, his village is intact and he is able to make a living-albeit a ...

Fear, isolation for Myanmar’s remaining Rohingyas

UN urges Myanmar to address root causes of Rohingya crisis

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres has reiterated the importance of addressing the root causes of violence in Rakhine state and sought steps from Myanmar for the safe return of Rohingyas to their ...

UN urges Myanmar to address root causes of Rohingya crisis
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