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In Bangladesh, internet restrictions, rumours worsen COVID-19 fears in Rohingya camps
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In Bangladesh, internet restrictions, rumours worsen COVID-19 fears in Rohingya camps

Of those tested in the camps near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, 35 Rohingya people were found to be infected. A further 850 residents who had come into contact with the infected are now in quarantine. The only good news is that 618 Rohingya have completed their quarantine without contracting the disease.

'Social distancing impossible': In Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps, aid workers brace for coronavirus outbreak
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'Social distancing impossible': In Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps, aid workers brace for coronavirus outbreak

Aid workers are bracing for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, with officials warning that containing the disease among more than 1 million tightly packed Rohingya Muslims will be a daunting task.

Bangladesh asks telecom operators to shut services in southeast Rohingya camps over security concerns
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Bangladesh asks telecom operators to shut services in southeast Rohingya camps over security concerns

Zakir Hossain Khan, a spokesman for the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, said they have asked the operators to respond to the order within seven days.

65 Rohingya Muslims found on shipwrecked boat off southern Thailand; officials to investigate possible case of trafficking
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65 Rohingya Muslims found on shipwrecked boat off southern Thailand; officials to investigate possible case of trafficking

A group of 65 Rohingya Muslims have been found on a shipwrecked boat off the coast of southern Thailand, Navy officials said on Wednesday as authorities investigated whether they had been trafficked.

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar defends deploying fresh troops on Bangladesh border, cites militant movement as reason
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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar defends deploying fresh troops on Bangladesh border, cites militant movement as reason

Myanmar defended deploying fresh troops to a border zone with Bangladesh where thousands of Rohingya refugees are camped, blaming a militant threat.

Myanmar and Bangladesh ink deal to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees amid concerns over army's role
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Myanmar and Bangladesh ink deal to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees amid concerns over army's role

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an accord over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, government official said

Arson, rape, brutal murders: What the Rohingya saw before they fled Myanmar
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Arson, rape, brutal murders: What the Rohingya saw before they fled Myanmar

Firstpost got in touch with a production crew in Bangladesh to spend time with the Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar district, and find out stories of the carnage they witnessed in their homeland, and the journeys they undertook to reach safety.

Childhoods lost as Rohingya kids fill their parents shoes
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Childhoods lost as Rohingya kids fill their parents shoes

An estimated 1,400 children are sole providers for their families in crowded refugee camps along the Bangladesh border, where more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought sanctuary from violence in Myanmar since August.

Rohingya crisis: Amid criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to northern Rakhine as Myanmar's leader
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Rohingya crisis: Amid criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to northern Rakhine as Myanmar's leader

Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar's leader on Thursday to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh's initiative is commendable, but refugees need to be repatriated soon, says expert
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh's initiative is commendable, but refugees need to be repatriated soon, says expert

With nearly seven hundred thousand Rohingya Muslims living in refugee camps across Bangladesh, the country has been at the centre of world’s attention for quite a while now.

Rohingya crisis: UN urges Bangladesh to speed up vetting process of refugees stranded near border
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Rohingya crisis: UN urges Bangladesh to speed up vetting process of refugees stranded near border

The UN refugee agency urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to speed up vetting of up to 15,000 Rohingya refugees "stranded" near the border after crossing into the country from Myanmar and move them further inland to safer and better conditions.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh bans three Islamic charities from giving aid amid fears of radicalisation
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh bans three Islamic charities from giving aid amid fears of radicalisation

Bangladesh has banned three Islamic charities from working with the Rohingya refugees, a lawmaker said on Thursday, amid concerns that displaced Muslims in camps along its border could be radicalised.

Love in the times of Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh police hunt man who defied ban, married refugee woman
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Love in the times of Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh police hunt man who defied ban, married refugee woman

Bangladesh police were on Sunday searching for a man who defied a ban and married a Rohingya refugee, hundreds of thousands of whom have fled across the border from Myanmar.

Rohingya crisis: WHO sets up control room in Bangladesh to assess health issues of migrants
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Rohingya crisis: WHO sets up control room in Bangladesh to assess health issues of migrants

The WHO (World Health Organisation) has set up a control room to monitor health issues affecting the over 4,22,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, who are living in camps and settlements in Bangladesh's Cox Bazar

Rohingya crisis: Pressure on Myanmar soars as Amnesty, US allege military's 'systematic' torching of villages in Rakhine state
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Rohingya crisis: Pressure on Myanmar soars as Amnesty, US allege military's 'systematic' torching of villages in Rakhine state

Pressure on Myanmar soared as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the violence against Rohingya Muslims "unacceptable" and rights group Amnesty said that it has evidence of the military's "systematic" torching of villages.

Bangladesh hospital in Cox's Bazaar struggles to cope with wounded Rohingya refugees
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Bangladesh hospital in Cox's Bazaar struggles to cope with wounded Rohingya refugees

The seven-year-old Rohingya boy lies on a tattered mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital in Bangladesh, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by Myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier.