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  • Save the Children CEO says

    Rohingya kids exposed to abuse, trafficking risk

    Rohingya children are exposed to alarming risks of trafficking, sexual abuse and child labour due to lack of schooling and widespread desperation of people in the overcrowded makeshift settlements in Cox's Bazar, international aid group Save the Children has warned.

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    Interference doesn't work

    Experience shows that foreign interference in crises does not work and China supports the Myanmar government's

  • Robert D Watkins

    Rohingya crisis a great test for UN

    The ever-growing Rohingya influx is a crisis not only for Bangladesh but also for the region as well as the entire world, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Robert D Watkins has said.

  • Save the Children CEO says

    ‘Rohingya children at risk of trafficking, sexual abuse and child labour’

    International aid group Save the Children warns that Rohingya children are exposed to alarming risks of trafficking, sexual abuse and child labour due to overcrowding, lack of schooling and widespread desperation of people in the makeshift settlements in Cox's Bazar.

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    Rohingya crisis: ‘Foreign interference doesn’t work’

    Experience shows that foreign interference in crises does not work and China supports the Myanmar government's efforts to protect stability, a senior Chinese official says, amid ongoing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

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    Rohingya Refugees: Kids in dire need of food, healthcare

    Desperate living conditions and waterborne diseases are threatening more than 320,000 Rohingya children who have fled to Bangladesh since late August, says Unicef. “Many Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh have witnessed atrocities in Myanmar no child should ever see, and all have suffered tremendous loss,” Unicef Executive Director Anthony Lake said in a statement yesterday.

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    Myanmar Exodus: Rape being used as a weapon of war

    Rape is being used as a weapon of war in the Rohingya crisis, with no woman safe from the risk of sexual attack as the Myanmarese nationals are driven out of its homeland, according to experts in the field and those caught up in the crisis.

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    Step up support

    More countries need to step up and pledge their support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh amid an unprecedented humanitarian

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    UNHCR seeks timely, generous supports for Rohingyas

    The UNHCR hopes that donors will come with their generous supports at the pledging conference to be held in Geneva on October 23 to help Rohingyas living in Bangladesh.

  • EU conveys its decisions to Suu Kyi on Rohingya issue

    High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini had a phone conversation with Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and conveyed her the EU decisions to work on Rohingyas repatriation.

  • Over 700,000 people get cholera vaccine in Cox’s Bazar

    More than 700,000 people over the age of one year are administered oral cholera vaccine in the first phase of a campaign in Cox’s Bazar to protect the newly arrived Rohingya population and their host communities against the deadly diarrhoeal disease.

  • Suu Kyi sets out aid plan to end Rohingya crisis

    Now Suu Kyi’s name removed from Oxford college common room

    Undergraduates at the Oxford college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove the leader of Myanmar’s name from the title of their junior common room.

  • No Rohingya woman safe as rapists run rampant: Experts

    No Rohingya woman safe as rapists run rampant: Experts

    Rape is being used as a weapon of war in the Rohingya crisis, with no woman safe from the risk of sexual attack as Myanmar's Muslim minority is driven out of its homeland, according to experts in the field and those caught up in the crisis.

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    Rohingya refugee children in dire state: Unicef

    Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food, clean water and health care, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) says.

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    Shift Rohingyas from tourist town

    Representatives from Cox's Bazar 's Civil Society and non-government organisations yesterday formed a forum demanding the shifting of Rohingyas from the tourist town, protecting local environment and upholding human rights of the Rohingyas.

  • European Union

    US lawmakers for targeted sanctions on Myanmar army

    More than 40 US lawmakers has called upon the Trump administration to reimpose travel bans on Myanmar military leaders and

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    Rohingya crisis a ‘humanitarian disaster’

    Terming the ongoing Rohingya crisis “a humanitarian disaster”, Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Abul Hossain urges the international community to play an effective role to resolve the crisis.

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    UNSC urged to solve Rohingya crisis

    Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, Masud Bin Momen urges the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to take combined and firm steps for permanent solution of humanitarian crises of displaced Rohigyas and Palestinians.

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    Testimony of destruction

    The UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs has viewed dozens of burned and destroyed villages in northern Rakhine during his recent tour by air, and called on Myanmar to investigate allegations of human rights abuses by security forces. It was the first visit by a top UN official from its New York headquarters since the latest violence began in Rakhine in late August, forcing nearly 6,00,000 Rohingya to cross into Bangladesh in one of the worst and fastest growing humanitarian crisis in history.

  • Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali

    Int'l community backs Bangladesh

    Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali yesterday said an international consensus has been created in support of Bangladesh to end the

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    EU waits for Myanmar's response

    The European Union has said it wants to see Myanmar's response to the international community's appeal to resolve the Rohingya crisis before taking any tough measures like imposing economic embargo against the country.

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    Rohingya crisis: Unicef appeals for urgent aid

    Without immediate additional funding, Unicef says it will not be able to continue providing lifesaving aid and protection to Rohingya children who have fled to Bangladesh following horrific violence in Myanmar.

  • Rohingya influx puts locals into financial trouble

    Rohingya influx puts locals into financial trouble

    The hike in the prices of almost all essential products following the influx of Rohingyas who fled persecution in Myanmar's Rakhine State has put the locals in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas into a great financial trouble.

  • EU Ambassador and head of delegation to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink

    EU wants Myanmar’s reply before slapping embargoes

    The European Union says that it wants to see Myanmar's reply before going for tougher measures like imposing an economic embargo or other restrictive measures against the country.

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    UN top official witnesses dozens of burnt Rohingya villages

    United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman has viewed dozens of burned and destroyed villages of Rohingyas in Rakhine state of Myanmar.

  • IPU seeks UNSC intervention on Rohingya crisis

    Inter-Parliamentary Union in its 137th Assembly calls upon the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and Human Rights Council to urgently intervene and halt the human tragedy affecting the Rohingya minority of Myanmar.

  • Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali

    'World now much closer to Bangladesh over Rohingya issue'

    Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali today said the international community is much closer to Bangladesh than ever before over the Rohingya issue which, he thinks, is an outcome of its diplomacy.

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    Myanmar army killed hundreds of Rohingyas: Amnesty

    Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International says in a new report that calls for an arms embargo on the country and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators.

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    World MPs slam ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

    The global parliamentary community yesterday condemned the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority in the Northern Rakhine state

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    Foreign minister to visit Myanmar November 19

    Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will visit Myanmar next month to attend the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) to be held in the country's capital.

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