Bangladeshis in the forests of Bosnia

Hungry, hapless, beaten and bruised, Bangladeshi refugees and asylum seekers roam the forests of Bosnia in the hope of finally reaching Italy, France or any other European country

Bangladeshsi asylum seekers in makeshift plastic-sheet shelters in Bosnian forests

UN adopts resolution for urgent solution of Rohingya crisis, 9 countries voted against it

The Resolution also called for specific actions on the part of Myanmar including pointing out root causes of the Rohingya crisis including granting them citizenship as well as taking confidence ...

UN adopts resolution for urgent solution of Rohingya crisis, 9 countries voted against it

Rohingyas must return to Myanmar: Dhaka to int'l community

The international community should sincerely work to create an environment for the repatriation of Rohingyas as they are willing to return home, said state minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar ...

State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam addresses a virtual conference on sustaining support for the Rohingya refugee response on Thursday

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.

More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic: UN

Child marriage is on the rise in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps and the risk of human trafficking grows with every day the pandemic shuts youth services, according to a UN-led study that was ...

Rohingya refugee children attend a class to learn Burmese language at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 9 April 2019.

Myanmar casualties may represent war crimes: UN rights chief

The UN human rights chief said on Monday that three years after a Rohingya exodus "no concrete measures" on accountability had been taken by authorities and said some cases of recent civilian ...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on 5 December 2018.

TOP SHOTS (16 September 2020)

Fish being served to pelicans by the national zoo employees (unseen) at Mirpur, Dhaka. A recent picture.

Myanmar army probes 'wider patterns' of abuse against Rohingya

The Myanmar military has said it is investigating "possible wider patterns of violations" before and during a 2017 crackdown in Rakhine State that the United Nations has said was executed with ...

Myanmar soldiers take part in a military parade to mark the 74th Armed Forces Day in the capital Naypyitaw, on 27 March 2019.

Thousands without shelter as fire guts Greece migrant camp

A second fire on Wednesday evening aggravated the crisis on the island of Lesbos, where authorities have declared a state of emergency.

Refugees and migrants carrying their belongings flee a fire burning at the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece 9 September 2020.

Fire breaks out at Greece's overcrowded Moria refugee camp

Fire broke out at Greece's overcrowded migrant camp of Moria on the island of Lesbos early on Wednesday, fire brigade officials said. There were no reports of injuries so far, while the cause of the ...

Refugees and migrants carry their belongings as they flee from a fire burning at the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, 9 September 2020.
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