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Rohingya Muslims face difficult Ramazan in refugee camps

5 months, 2 days ago
Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramazan back in his own village, but for M.D. Hashim and others like him living in squalor in Bangladesh, the start of the Islamic holy month now serves as a bitter reminder of everything they have lost since…

Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation

8 months, 30 days ago
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh: Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next…

Deadly ‘long-lost disease’ rages through Rohingya camps

9 months, 6 days ago
COX'S BAZAAR: In a makeshift bamboo clinic, small children struggle to draw breath through surgical masks, victims of a forgotten but deadly disease that has torn through the teeming Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. Diphtheria had…

Merkel ‘horrified’ by knife attack on pro-refugee mayor

10 months, 20 days ago
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday expressed horror at a near-fatal knife attack against a town mayor, apparently motivated by his pro-refugee stance and which left him with a six-inch neck wound. Andreas Hollstein, 54,…

Bangladesh police hunt man who married Rohingya refugee

1 year, 10 days ago
COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh police were Sunday searching for a man who defied a ban and married a Rohingya refugee, hundreds of thousands of whom have fled across the border to escape violence in Myanmar. More than half a million Rohingya…