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Rohingya repatriation

All talk, no action in three years since agreement

According to the repatriation agreement signed with Myanmar in 2017, the repatriation process should have finished within two years

Rohingya exodus from their homeland, making their way to Bangladesh

Iran will expel UN nuclear inspectors unless sanctions are lifted: Lawmaker

Parliament passed a law in November that obliges the government to halt inspections of its nuclear sites by the International Atomic Energy Agency and step up uranium enrichment beyond the limit set ...

Major General Hossein Salami visits an underground missile site of Iran's Revolutionary Guards at an undisclosed location in the Gulf, in this picture obtained on 8 January 2021

Rohingya relocation

First month at Bhasan Char brings a sense of relief

So far 3,446 Rohingyas have been relocated to Bhasan Char in two phases. The Rohingyas want commitments to be implemented

Chatting at an open-air tea stall in Bhasan Char. 30 December 2020

Myanmar loses support of 9 countries on Rohingya issue

Myanmar has lost the support of nine countries of Africa and the Pacific on the issue of human rights of Rohingya and other minorities in the South Asian nation

Rohingya exodus from their homeland, making their way to Bangladesh

Virtual dialogue

Actions against Sexual Violence

The collective voices of 120 experts and activists called for action to end sexual violence, at the inaugural event of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence

Actions against Sexual Violence

Myanmar continues committing genocide against Rohingyas: Activists

Human rights lawyers and activists said on Monday that Myanmar is continuing to commit genocide against Rohingya Muslims in breach of orders by the UN’s top court

Aerial view of a burnt Rohingya village near Maungdaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar, 20 September 2018

‘Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action’ launched

The revised version makes the CPMS more inclusive and relevant for displacement and refugee contexts

‘Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action’ launched

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

Recent trend of protectionism, xenophobia may bring further sufferings for people: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said there is a need for constructive multilateralism more than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded that ‘no one is safe until everyone is safe’

Recent trend of protectionism, xenophobia may bring further sufferings for people: PM Hasina

Rohingya crisis

China sees no problem with India's involvement in repatriation process

Bangladesh is now looking to involve India, Japan and South Korea, alongside China, in the effort to create an environment in Myanmar's Rakhine state conducive to the return of the Rohingyas

Rohingya children are seen at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 7 March 2019.
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