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Refugee

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

Two die in landslides at Rohingya camp as Bangladesh monsoon begins

Two Rohingya Muslims were killed on Saturday after heavy monsoon rains triggered landslides in refugee camps in southern Bangladesh

Rohingya children walk around a landslide area at Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia on 7 July 2019

India invites applications for citizenship from non-Muslim refugees from neighbouring countries

India on Friday invited non-Muslims like Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists belonging to Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan and residing in 13 districts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Haryana ...

India invites applications for citizenship from non-Muslim refugees from neighbouring countries

US announces nearly USD 155m in new aid for Rohingya

The United States has announced nearly USD 155 million in assistance to help meet the immediate needs of 900,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Rohingya Muslim refugees children queue for aid suplies at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar

UNHCR calls for strong global support for Rohingyas

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has called for renewed international commitment, support and solidarity for the Rohingyas ahead of next Tuesday’s donor conference and launch of the 2021 Joint Response ...

UNHCR calls for strong global support for Rohingyas

Rohingyas in Bangladesh

What refugees are thinking about their future

Only refugees can understand the sufferings of refugees, but for Rohingyas the prospects of returning home are bleak for the time being

What refugees are thinking about their future

ASEAN, Myanmar and Rohingya crisis

The issue of Rohingya repatriation and a solution to the crisis was raised at the ASEAN summit. It was significant because Myanmar’s military junta head General Min Aung Hlaing was present at the ...

ASEAN, Myanmar and Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh to demand 10pc of funds for Rohingyas in Bhasan Char: Momen

Bangladesh will demand 10 per cent of the funds that the humanitarian agencies raise in the name of Bangladesh and Rohingyas if they do not provide services to 100,000 Rohingyas to be shifted to ...

Rohingyas at their new accommodation in Bhasan Char, Noakhali

Covid-19

Nepal first in Asia-Pacific region to provide jabs to refugees

The refugees at the settlement in the Jhapa district were vaccinated as part of the second phase of that rollout, which started on 7 March and targets people over the age of 65

An employee in personal protective equipment (PPE) removes vials of AstraZeneca's COVISHIELD, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from a visual inspection machine inside a lab at Serum Institute of India, in Pune, India, on 30 November 2020

India moves to deport Rohingya girl to Myanmar

Police have taken the girl to a border crossing in Manipur state, where paperwork was being finalised to send her back to coup-hit Myanmar

A Rohingya refugee woman carries her child as she looks on in a refugee camp after a massive fire broke out two days ago in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on 24 March 2021
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