'Camp Olympics 2020'

Syrian children hold 'Tent Olympics' of the displaced

Hurling a javelin, leaping over hurdles and sprinting beyond rows of tents to win gold, displaced children in the northwest of war-torn Syria staged their very own Olympics

This aerial view shows young athletes gathered across a field at a camp for displaced Syrians during the so-called "Camp Olympics 2020" in the town of Fuaa, in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib, on 7 August 2021, as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games, at the end of the Tokyo Olympics.

World Bank position on Rohingyas unfortunate: Professor Imtiaz

The international community needs to come forward more forcefully for the repatriation of the Rohingyas. The recent World Bank report has been counter-productive in that regard. Professor Imtiaz ...

Professor Imtiaz Ahmed

What drives the Rohingya refugees to perilous sea voyages?

The longer it takes to ensure their return homes, more the world may see Rohingya being lured and trafficked through such voyages.

Migrants, who were found at sea on a boat, crowd in the back of a truck before they are sent to Mee Tike temporary refugee camp located near the Bangladesh border fence, at Kanyin Chaung jetty outside Maungdaw township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar June 4, 2015.

Rohingya crisis

Hosts fume as Rohingyas start grabbing local labour market

Rohingyas can easily come out from their camps and get engaged in work at the local labour market with their increased presence, alleged the host community people in Cox's Bazar

Hosts fume as Rohingyas start grabbing local labour market


Rohingyas to be vaccinated gradually: Foreign secretary

The vaccination of refugees was scheduled to start by the end of March 2021. However, the date had to be postponed as the arrival of the COVAX vaccines was delayed

A man walks in a flooded street after heavy monsoon rains triggered flooding at Kutapalong refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on 27 July 2021 in this picture obtained from social media

Fire destroys 63 homes in Balukhali Rohingya camp, Ukhiya

A fire broke out on Tuesday at the Balukhali Rohingya camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar, destroying 63 homes. Around 4 to 5 persons were injured in the fire

Fire broke out on Tuesday at the H-2 block of the Rohingya Balukhali camp-9 next to Panbazar in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar

Rohingyas on Bhasan Char happy with livelihood materials

Rohingyas, relocated from camps to Cox's Bazar to Bhsan Char, have been given materials to help them with their livelihood. The items include fishing nets, sewing machines, rickshaw vans and more.

The government distributed livelihood materials among Rohingyas in Bhasan Char on Friday. Ziaur Rahman's seven-year-old son is elated with the fishing net given to his father.

Civil war in Myanmar can spell danger in Bangladesh

History shows that unrest in any particular country leads to unrest in the entire region and creates breeding grounds for extreme terrorism

Civil war in Myanmar can spell danger in Bangladesh

Global displacement doubles in a decade: UN

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people fleeing war and persecution continued rising last year, with global displacement climbing to over 82 million

Factfile on the world's refugees and displaced persons, including the largest burden on populations, and where they come from, according to UNHCR data.

Greece presses 'safe' Turkey to readmit migrants

Turkey is a safe country for most asylum seekers now housed on Greek islands, the migration ministry declared Monday as Athens seeks to speed up repatriations to its eastern neighbour

Greece presses 'safe' Turkey to readmit migrants
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