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Feb 11, 2020
Sixteen dead after boat with 125 Rohingya refugees from Bangladeshi camps capsizes in Bay of Bengal; overcrowding led to accident, says Cox's Bazar policeCoast guard, navy divers and other rescuers recovered the bodies of 14 women, one child and a man
Jan 17, 2020
Bangladeshi island Bhasan Char ready to house Rohingya refugees; embankments, houses, hospitals, mosques built says country's refugee, relief and repatriation commissionerBhasan Char is ready for habitation, everything has been put in place, Bangladesh refugee, relief and repatriation commissioner Mahbub Alam Talukder said
Jul 28, 2019
Myanmar holds repatriation talks with Rohingya refugees; key official hints at ministerial level meeting on sidelines of General AssemblyBuddhist-majority Myanmar has long considered the Rohingya to be 'Bengalis' from Bangladesh even though their families have lived in the country for generations.
Jul 14, 2019
Ten dead, 5,000 shelters destroyed at Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox Bazar by monsoon rains10 people have died and 5,000 shanty homes have been destroyed since April by monsoon rains in overcrowded Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Nov 15, 2018
Rohingya repatriation doubtful as terrified refugees reluctant to return to Myanmar; Bangladesh rules out forceful actionBangladesh's refugee commissioner cast doubt on whether the plan to send first batch of 150 Rohingya, from a preliminary 2,260 slated for return, could go ahead as scheduled on Thursday.
Oct 31, 2018
Myanmar to repatriate 2,000 Rohingya from Bangladesh camps in November, claims top officialOfficials from Bangladesh and Myanmar announced that some of the 720,000 Muslim Rohingya who fled a deadly military clampdown in the Buddhist-majority country last year would start returning next month.
Sep 18, 2018
Bangladesh to move 100,000 Rohingya refugees to shelters in Bhashan Char island from next monthThe controversial plan is already behind schedule. Officials previously said they wanted to start moving refugees from overcrowded camps near the border with Myanmar to the island in June before the monsoon began.
Aug 25, 2018
In Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees mark first anniversary of 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine with songs, prayersRohingya refugees on Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown in their Myanmar homeland that drove 700,000 of the persecuted minority into Bangladesh, stateless and confronting a grim future.
Aug 24, 2018
WHO praises Bangladesh for curtailing outbreak of deadly diseases among Rohingya migrantsOutbreaks of deadly diseases were "prevented and rapidly curtailed" among nearly 10 lakh Rohingya refugees and thousands of lives were saved due to the efforts of the Bangladesh government, WHO and other health partners in the last one year.
Aug 23, 2018
Half of 'lost' Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh were orphaned by violence in Myanmar, reveals studyHalf the Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh without their parents were actually orphaned by violence in Myanmar and not separated from them during the refugee exodus as previously thought, new research showed on Thursday.