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.

Banksy funds Mediterranean refugee rescue boat: report

British street artist Banksy is funding a ship covered with his own artwork to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean and has so far picked up at least 89 people, a newspaper reported

Migrants on a rubber boat are rescued by the SOS Mediterranee organisation during a search and rescue (SAR) operation with the MV Aquarius rescue ship (background) in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan Coast on 14 September 2017. Photo: Reuters

Rohingya crisis

Gambia to submit memorandum to ICJ in Oct

Despite Bangladesh’s willingness to achieve peaceful repatriation of the Rohingya Refugees, Myanmar’s disinterest is proving to be a major obstacle.

Weary Rohingya trudging from Myanmar's Rakhine state to Ukhia, Bangladesh.

'Safe Zones' in northern Rakhine: Best option to protect Rohingya

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, while opening the border for Rohingyas fleeing from Rakhine, made a call for UN supervised ‘safe zones’ inside Myanmar for protection of all civilians irrespective of ...

Weary Rohingya trudging from Myanmar's Rakhine state to Ukhia, Bangladesh

Rohingya hold 'silent protest' on anniversary of exodus to Bangladesh

Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh held a "silent protest" on Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of clashes between Rohingya insurgents and Myanmar security forces that set off a huge movement ...

Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh
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