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UK urges world not to turn away from sufferings of Rohingyas

UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab outlined a further £47.5 million ($63 million) in aid, both for the Rohingya and to help Bangladesh deal with the coronavirus pandemic and its frequent natural ...

A Rohingya refugee repairs the roof of his shelter at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on 5 March 2019

Donor govts urged to recognise crimes against Rohingya as genocide

Unpublished quantitative data collected by Fortify Rights and a team of Rohingya researchers found that 100 per cent of Rohingya respondents in Bangladesh believe the Myanmar military is intent on ...

A Rohingya refugee repairs the roof of his shelter at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on 5 March 2019

'Solution to Rohingya crisis unlikely if geopolitical appeasement continues'

Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has said there will be no sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis in near future if the defiance, impunity and geopolitical appeasement of Myanmar ...

Solution to Rohingya crisis unlikely if geopolitical appeasement continues: Foreign minister

'Countries investing in Myanmar may not get desired returns'

Reminding about the possible uncertainty in the region, Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has sought support from big countries to find a durable solution to the Rohingya crisis through ...

In this file photo taken on October 19, 2017 Rohingya refugees who were stranded walk near the no man`s land area between Bangladesh and Myanmar in the Palongkhali area next to Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar

Delwar raped Noakhali victim multiple times: NHRC

The housewife who was stripped and molested in Begumganj of Noakhali was raped several times at gun-point by the accused Delwar Hossain

Delwar raped Noakhali victim multiple times: NHRC

Interview: Mizanur Rahman

‘The human rights commission must be freed of shackles’

Mizanur Rahman, former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), in an interview with Prothom Alo speaks about the state of human rights in Bangladesh and the role of the human rights ...

Mizanur Rahman

Myanmar election app goes offline, has been criticised over label for Rohingya

The mVoter2020 app, launched on Tuesday and aimed at improving voter awareness, labels at least two candidates belonging to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengali”, a term that implies they are ...

Aerial view of a burned Rohingya village near Maungdaw, north of Rakhine state, Myanmar, 27  September 2017.

September, finally a month free of 'gunfights'

This September, after 11 and a half years, there were no 'gunfights' of 'crossfire' with the law enforcement agencies

September, finally a month free of 'gunfights'

China operating 380 detention centres: Researchers

China's network of detention centres in the northwest Xinjiang region is much bigger than previously thought and has been expanded in recent years, according to research presented by an Australian ...

A suspected Uighur from China's troubled far-western region of Xinjiang, holds his son at a temporally shelter after they were detained at the immigration regional headquarters near the Thailand-Malaysia border in Hat Yai, Songkla 14 March 2014.

Myanmar erases names of Rohingya villages, UN map makers follow suit

The satellite images show the base built on the site of Kan Kya doubled in size in the past year and two helipads were added. A new road has been built over the site of another razed village nearby ...

A police officer stands in a house that was burnt down during the days of violence in Maungdaw, Myanmar, on 30 August 2017
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