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Bangladesh: Humanitarian Response Plan - September 2017 / February 2018 - Rohingya Refugee Crisis [EN/AR] - Reliefweb

OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS. Violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, which began on 25 August 2017 has driven an estimated 509,000 Rohingya across the border into Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. That day, insurgents attacked army and police posts in Rakhine, ...and more »

Rohingya Muslims: Refugees with catastrophic injuries 'targeted' by military landmines as they fled - ABC Online

The United Nations says Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims is ethnic cleansing. Among the most serious allegations is the alleged laying of landmines on refugees' routes to Bangladesh. While the military denies the charge, in one Bangladesh ...and more »

UN battles mounting illness in Rohingya camps - Medical Xpress

Relief agencies on Tuesday fought to contain a diarrhoea outbreak around camps in Bangladesh where more than 500,000 Rohingya have taken shelter in the past five weeks. The United Nations said meanwhile it would seek $430 million to increase ...and more »

UNICEF appeals for US$76.1 million to assist children affected by the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh - UNICEF (press release)

On 7 September 2017, newly arrived Rohingya refugees sit at Shamlapur beach in Cox's Bazar district, Chittagong Division in Bangladesh, after traveling for 5 hours in a boat across the open waters of the Bay of Bengal.and more »

Chilling Photos of the Hundreds of Thousands of Rohingya Fleeing Burma - Mother Jones

In 2006, photojournalist Greg Constantine set out to Bangladesh to document Rohingya Muslims from Burma who had fled across the border after being pushed out of their homes. He returned many times over the next 10 years, creating the book Exiled to ...and more »

The Difficulty of Escaping Myanmar Alive: Rohingya Refugees' Stories - News Deeply

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh – Three sacks of rice, a piece of black tarp for shelter, some firewood, a solar panel for charging cell phones and two bottles of water. That was all Rohi Mullah, a Rohingya Muslim man in his mid-40s, and his large family ...and more »

How Myanmar's Military Wields Power From the Shadows - Council on Foreign Relations

State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has faced the brunt of international criticism for what has been described as ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya, but Myanmar's military, which has executed the crackdown in Rakhine State, is largely to blame, says ...and more »

A brief history of the word “Rohingya” at the heart of a humanitarian crisis - Quartz

The Rohingya are a largely Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar at the center of a humanitarian catastrophe. But the Myanmar government won't even use the word “Rohingya,” let alone admit they're being persecuted. Instead, the government calls them ...and more »

Hindus from Myanmar find welcome in Bangladesh - UNHCR

By Tim Gaynor | 03 October 2017 | Español | Français · Bangladesh. Rohingya Hindu minority swept up in Myanmar violence. Thirty-year-old Onu Bala and her three children eat a meal at Hindu Para village in Bangladesh. Onu, a Hindu, escaped when ...and more »

Myanmar: The Invention of Rohingya Extremists - The New York Review of Books

It is not hard to get guns on the Chittagong littoral. Or at least, that's what my interviewee was telling me underneath a canopy of trees outside his house in the fishing village of Shamlapur, in southern Bangladesh. His men stood round carrying his ...and more »