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UN tells Bangladesh to take in 500 Rohingyas adrift at sea

The United Nations has asked Bangladesh to take in, on humanitarian grounds, the over 500 Rohingyas who are adrift at sea in two trawlers.

UN tells Bangladesh to take in 500 Rohingyas adrift at sea

500 Rohingyas drifting at sea in two trawlers

Two more trawlers carrying around 500 Rohingyas have been spotted by local fishermen south of St Martin’s island in the Bay of Bengal, according to law enforcement agencies and local people’s ...

Rohingya refugees who were rescued by Bangladesh Coast Guard, sit on the shore in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on 15 April 2020

UNHCR says setting timeline for Rohingya return extremely difficult

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday said it is extremely difficult to set a timeline for the return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, reports UNB.The UNHCR called on ...

UNHCR says setting timeline for Rohingya return extremely difficult

UNHCR denies Guardian report on 'starving asylum-seekers’ in Libya

The head of the UN refugee agency on Thursday rejected as "offensive" a Guardian report alleging that the organisation was "starving" asylum-seekers in Libya."I find that accusation offensive," UNHCR ...

UNHCR denies Guardian report on 'starving asylum-seekers’ in Libya

Solutions urgently needed for Rohingyas, others: UNHCR

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Monday said solutions are urgently needed for millions without citizenship or at the risk of statelessness around the world, including Myanmar's ...

Solutions urgently needed for Rohingyas, others: UNHCR

Over half a million Rohingyas get identity documents: UNHCR

More than 500,000 Rohingyas from Myanmar were jointly registered by the Bangladesh authorities and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as of Wednesday, reports news agency UNB.For ...

Over half a million Rohingyas get identity documents: UNHCR

Bangladesh hosts most Rohingyas, global displacement tops 70m: UNHCR

Refugees originating from Myanmar represented the fourth largest population group by country of origin and most Rohingyas from Myanmar were hosted by Bangladesh (906,600) at the end of the year 2018, ...

Bangladesh hosts most Rohingyas, global displacement tops 70m: UNHCR

Record 70.8m displaced at end of 2018: UN

More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday.In its annual ...

Record 70.8m displaced at end of 2018: UN

'Results' needed from Myanmar over Rohingya return: UNHCR

Myanmar must "show results" to convince Rohingya refugees to return, the UN's High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said Friday at the end of his first visit to Myanmar since the crackdown ...

'Results' needed from Myanmar over Rohingya return: UNHCR

UNHCR concerned over violence in Chin, Rakhine

UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic on Friday said the UN refugee agency is “deeply concerned” about the humanitarian impact of continuing violence in Myanmar and the potential for both ...

UNHCR concerned over violence in Chin, Rakhine
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