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Vietnam offers support to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: UN

Vietnam offers support to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: UN

Rome: United Nations World Food Programme in Bangladesh said it welcomed a new contribution of $50,000 from Vietnam to support operations in Coxs Bazar – home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar. “We are very grateful to Vietnam for stepping up to assist people living in Cox’s[Read More…]

World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

The Bangladesh government on Thursday signed a $50 million grant financing agreement with the World Bank to improve the country’s services to cater to the health, nutrition and family planning needs of the Rohingya refugee population. The agreement was signed by Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Senior Secretary of Bangladesh’s Economic Relations[Read More…]

Rohingya children may end up being a lost generation: UNICEF

Rohingya children may end up being a lost generation: UNICEF

The UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) has warned that the children from the Rohingya Muslim minority are facing the danger of becoming a “lost generation”. “We’re talking about risking the loss or potential loss of a generation of Rohingya children,” Unicef spokesperson Simon Ingram told the media here on Wednesday. “If[Read More…]

UN Security Council members meet Suu Kyi

United Nations: The members of the UN Security Council have met Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the issue of more than one million Rohingya refugees who have fled into neighbouring Bangladesh, the chief UN spokesman said. “The Security Council, as you know, has a mission that[Read More…]

World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

UN blames Facebook for spreading hate speech against Rohingya

Geneva: The UN human rights experts have blamed Facebook for playing a key role in spreading hate speech against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Marzuki Darusman, Chairman of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, said on Monday that the social media platform had played a “determining role” in Myanmar.[Read More…]

Over 800,000 Rohingya in B'desh in 'most acute' situation: UN

Over 100 Rohingya killed fleeing Myanmar in two months: UN

More than 100 Rohingya refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat capsizes as they fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh, according to a UN official. Stephane Dujarric, the chief UN spokesman, on Friday said that the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has received reports of some 30 improvised rafts, carrying more than[Read More…]

Have invited Dr Kofi Annan to resolve Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi

Violations against Rohingyas crimes against humanity: Report

Latest flash report on Rohingyas by a four-member team of Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) stated that the widespread violations against the Rohingya population indicate the very likely commission of crimes against humanity. The team travelled to Bangladesh from 8 to 23 January 2017[Read More…]

Rohingya children may end up being a lost generation: UNICEF

Attack on Rohingya civilians may be crime against humanity: Amnesty

Military action against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority may amount to crimes against humanity, said Amnesty International. “The Myanmar military has targeted Rohingya civilians in a callous and systematic campaign of violence,” Rafendi Djamin, Southeast Asia director for Amnesty International, said in a statement on Monday. “The deplorable actions of the military[Read More…]





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