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Coronavirus Outbreak: From Syria to Bangladesh, cramped living conditions, inadequate health and testing facilities stoke fears in refugee camps
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Coronavirus Outbreak: From Syria to Bangladesh, cramped living conditions, inadequate health and testing facilities stoke fears in refugee camps

Western countries, which may contain their own coronavirus outbreaks, will have to reckon with the fact that if the virus finds refuge among the world's most vulnerable, it could return anytime.

Miyah poetry row: How to read public statements against the backdrop of the backlash
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Miyah poetry row: How to read public statements against the backdrop of the backlash

Breaking free from the chains of an unequal relationship is never an easy task. If you dare to challenge the system, you are punished. This is the simple logic through which these systems reproduce. And this is exactly how Miyah poetry was responded to by those who speak as representatives of the Assamese society.

Miyah poetry row in Assam: Analysing the pushback through lens of attitude towards marginalised
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Miyah poetry row in Assam: Analysing the pushback through lens of attitude towards marginalised

While Miyah poetry enables the Miyah to aspire for freedom as a social being, it disables others who would enforce ‘coercion’ on the Miyah so that their sub-human existence continues.

Tensions mount in refugee camps in Bangladesh ahead of planned relocation of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar
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Tensions mount in refugee camps in Bangladesh ahead of planned relocation of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

Tensions mounted on Sunday at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where they have fled following a military crackdown.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh information minister warns influx of refugees could fuel terror and drug trade
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh information minister warns influx of refugees could fuel terror and drug trade

The influx of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh could fuel terrorism and drugs, Bangladesh information minister Hasanul Haq Inu has warned.

Ten drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh, 12,000 more arrive
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Ten drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh, 12,000 more arrive

Bangladesh has allocated 3,000 acres (1,214 hectares) of forest land to create the world's largest refugee camp for the new arrivals as well as those already in the country.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to build one of world's biggest refugee camps to house all 800,000 fleeing Myanmar
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to build one of world's biggest refugee camps to house all 800,000 fleeing Myanmar

Bangladesh announced it would build one of the world's biggest refugee camps to house all the 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims who have sought asylum from violence in Myanmar.

Rohingya crisis: Amnesty International says migrants' villages in Myanmar still being burned
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Rohingya crisis: Amnesty International says migrants' villages in Myanmar still being burned

New satellite images and videos from Myanmar's Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that military operations there have ended, according to Amnesty International

Kabul: Suicide bomb near cricket stadium in Afghan capital kills at least two; all players safe
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Kabul: Suicide bomb near cricket stadium in Afghan capital kills at least two; all players safe

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint near a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital Kabul as a match was under way, killing at least two people, officials said.

Hezbollah says manhunt for militants hiding in Syrian refugee camps will make borders safer
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Hezbollah says manhunt for militants hiding in Syrian refugee camps will make borders safer

Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a widescale army manhunt for militants hiding inside Syrian refugee camps in a border town was to protect against the threat posed by fighters infiltrating from across from Syria

UNICEF names Muzoon Almellehan, a Syrian refugee, as goodwill ambassador
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UNICEF names Muzoon Almellehan, a Syrian refugee, as goodwill ambassador

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced the appointment of Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan as its newest and youngest goodwill ambassador.

Syria conflict: Over 40,000 children at risk in Islamic State crossfire in Raqqa, says UNICEF
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Syria conflict: Over 40,000 children at risk in Islamic State crossfire in Raqqa, says UNICEF

UNICEF is warning that the fight for the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria is threatening the lives of more than 40,000 children.

October to be decisive month for refugees entering Australia, or else 'the game's up'
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October to be decisive month for refugees entering Australia, or else 'the game's up'

Refugees entering Australia have until October to prove their status. If unable to do so, they face the option of being kicked out and banned from re-entering Australia.

Watch as these Syrian refugees tell stories of pain, hope in theatre plays
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Watch as these Syrian refugees tell stories of pain, hope in theatre plays

Gesticulating wildly from the roof of a blue minivan at a refugee camp near Lebanon's eastern border, young Syrian actors perform in "The Caravan"

Shamli authorities start evacuation from Muzaffarnagar relief camps
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Shamli authorities start evacuation from Muzaffarnagar relief camps

Shamli district authorities have started taking steps to evacuate people from relief camps in the wake of the cold wave gripping the north.

How the SP has shockingly failed its Muzaffarnagar refugees
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How the SP has shockingly failed its Muzaffarnagar refugees

Fear, cold, death and a sense of complete abandonment are all that the riot victims of Muzaffarnagar, living in terrible camp conditions, feel four months later.

Rocket strike at Iranian refugee camp kills 6
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Rocket strike at Iranian refugee camp kills 6

The UN urged the Iraqi government to ensure the safety of the about 3,100 camp residents and move quickly to find the still-unidentified attackers.

Assam govt to hold special classes for students in relief camps
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Assam govt to hold special classes for students in relief camps

Assam government will make arrangements to hold special classes for students in relief camps in trouble-torn BTAD and Dhubri districts.