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Boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes, dozens presumed drowned -

The UN migration agency said Friday that more than 60 people are either confirmed dead or missing and presumed dead following the shipwreck of a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims who were fleeing from violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh. Spokesman Joel ...and more »

'Human rights nightmare' in Myanmar could spread, UN chief warns -

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is urging Myanmar's authorities to immediately end military operations that have sent half a million Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. Guterres told the UN Security Council Thursday that the ...and more »

Helping the Rohingya - New York Times

Here are some of the organizations responding to the Rohingya refugee crisis. Some are trying to gain access to restricted areas of the western state of Rakhine in Myanmar, where many ethnic Rohingya Muslims remain. Most of the aid has been focused on ...and more »

Rohingya refugee crisis a 'human rights nightmare,' UN chief tells Security Council - UN News Centre

New arrivals in Bangladesh's Ukhiya area right after crossing the border with Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. 28 September 2017. Noting that the humanitarian crisis that has resulted in displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar ...and more »

In Grim Camps, Rohingya Suffer on 'Scale That We Couldn't Imagine' - New York Times

BALUKHALI, Bangladesh — Up to their ankles in mud, hundreds of Rohingya refugees fought to the front of the crowd outside of their makeshift camp. An open-bed truck full of Bangladeshi volunteers was passing by, tossing out donated goods at random ...and more »

Is Rohingya crisis changing West's 'romanticized' view of Buddhism? - Christian Science Monitor

When it comes to religious extremism, Buddhism has mostly escaped the scrutiny that Muslim militants, fundamentalist Christians, and Hindu nationalists in India have faced, observers say. Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh ...and more »

Myanmar's Rohingya Are in Crisis—What You Need to Know - National Geographic

They've been called the world's most persecuted minority. Learn who they are and why they're fleeing. Haunting Video Shows the Rohingya Refugee Crisis. Having trouble viewing this video? Watch it here. PUBLISHED September 29, 2017. Dozens of Rohingya ...and more »

Searing images of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps - South China Morning Post

A Rohingya woman is carried by family members in the Balukhali refugee camp on September 20. Picture: Greg Constantine. More on this story. Previous. Hongkongers donate generously at times of natural calamity, less so to help victms of silent. Why Red ...and more »

UNICEF setting up hundreds of new learning centres for Rohingya refugee children - UNICEF (press release)

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 29 September 2017 - UNICEF announced today that it is planning to establish more than 1,300 new learning centres for Rohingya children who have fled Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh. UNICEF is currently running 182 learning ...and more »

Finnish Red Cross sends field hospital to Bangladesh - YLE News

The Finnish Red Cross is sending a field hospital to Bangladesh to aid the estimated 480,000 Rohingya refugees on the Myanmar border. Rohingya-pakolaisten tulevaisuudesta ei ole tietoa. Avustusjärjestöt ovat varoittaneet sairauksista, kun pakolaisten ...and more »