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World - International
11/25/2023 4:51:40 PM
Bangladesh police have clamped down on Rohingya refugees setting sail to Indonesia, officers said Saturday, after hundreds from the persecuted Myanmar minority took the long and risky sea voyage to escape squalid camps.

World - International
6/6/2023 11:59:46 AM
Bangladesh has promised that no Rohingya refugee will be returned to Myanmar against their will in a controversial proposed repatriation process, a top United Nations official has said.

World - International
3/22/2023 6:00:39 PM
Rohingya refugees said Wednesday they doubted Myanmar was offering a genuine return to their homeland, as a spokesman for the country's military junta said it would begin welcoming back members of the persecuted minority as soon as next month.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/7/2023 11:00:17 AM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb announced on Monday that he has given directives to send relief aid to Rohingya Muslim refugees after a devastating fire destroyed their refugee camps in Bangladesh.

World - International
3/5/2023 5:11:14 PM
A fire destroyed 2,000 shelters at a Rohingya refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday, leaving around 12,000 people homeless, an official said.

World - International
1/8/2023 5:26:59 PM
More than 100 weak and hungry Rohingya Muslim refugees were among the latest group to reach ashore in Indonesia on Sunday after a long and dangerous journey aboard a wooden boat.

World - International
12/25/2022 12:33:00 PM
A broken-down boat carrying 57 Rohingya refugees landed on Indonesia's western coast on Sunday after a month at sea, police said.

World - International
8/16/2022 2:13:13 PM
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Tuesday implored the United Nations rights chief for protection after recent murders that have again left members of the stateless minority fearful for their safety.

World - International
5/24/2022 10:45:03 PM
At least 16 people from Myanmar's Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were traveling on to seek refuge in another country, officials and a recovery team member said Tuesday.

World - International
12/30/2021 9:25:03 PM
A group of 120 Rohingya Muslims disembarked from a boat that had drifted for days off Indonesia's northernmost province of Aceh and was towed by a navy ship into port, officials said Friday.

World - International
12/29/2021 11:50:42 AM
Indonesian authorities said Wednesday they will push a boat containing 120 Rohingya Muslims back to international waters despite calls from the United Nations refugee agency to allow the passengers to disembark after being adrift for days off the country's northernmost province of Aceh.

World - International
8/15/2021 1:00:00 PM
The refugees were apparently trying to flee a remote Bangladeshi island

World - International
8/14/2021 7:37:29 PM
Nearly 20,000 Rohingya have been relocated to Bhashan Char island, which takes the full force of cyclones that roar across the Bay of Bengal each year

World - International
8/10/2021 9:10:00 AM
Health officials say 2,600 Covid-19 cases and 29 deaths have been recorded in the camps housing some 850,000 Rohingya but many experts say this is likely a gross underestimate

World - International
2/4/2021 10:43:08 AM
Opposition to the junta has emerged very strongly on Facebook, which is the country’s main internet platform and underpins communications for business and government. Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging was also blocked

World - International
2/1/2021 1:24:55 PM
Myanmar's army said it had detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy (NLD) party had won a landslide in a ballot in November that the military disputed

World - International
1/14/2021 5:16:43 PM
The fire broke out early Thursday in Nayapara Camp in Cox's Bazar district, where more than 1 million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are staying.

World - International
12/29/2020 9:47:47 AM
A first group of more than 1,600 Rohingya were relocated from their rickety camps near the Myanmar border to Bhasan Char earlier in the month

World - International
7/27/2020 11:02:03 AM
'They were found hiding in the bushes on the island,' Mohd Zubil Mat Som, director-general of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said in a text message

World - International
5/14/2020 7:40:04 PM

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