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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 »

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

On 29 September 2017, students with their teacher at the Child Learning Centre at the Unchiprang Makeshift Camp in Cox Bazar. Broadcast quality photos and videos available here. Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 29 September 2017 - UNICEF announced today ...and more »

Statement from UNICEF Representative on the drowning of Rohingya refugee women and children in the Bay of Bengal - UNICEF (press release)

COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH, 28 September 2017 - “The tragic accident that this evening cost the lives of at least 14 people – including several children – in the waters of the Bay of Bengal is a grim reminder of the extraordinary risks that desperate ...and more »

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

The Rohingya, a mostly Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar, have been called the "world's most persecuted minority," and recent events have added dramatically to their misery. At least 500,000 Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since August of ...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 »

Haunting images show bodies of Rohingya Muslim refugees washed up on shore after boat capsized - ABC News

Dramatic images show bodies washed up on shore after a boat capsized while carrying Rohingya refugees trying to reach safety in Bangladesh by crossing the Bay of Bengal from Myanmar. Strong winds and high seas blew them off course and more than 60 ...and more »

Rohingya refugees share stories of sexual violence -

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Twenty-year-old Ayesha Begum sat on a plastic mat inside her family's bamboo and tarpaulin shelter in the sprawling makeshift refugee settlement of Balukhali. She cradled her one-year-old son in her arms, blowing on his face ...and more »

Searing images of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps go on show in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post

Last week, American photographer Greg Constantine was in Bangladesh, finding out what life is like for the more than 421,000 Rohingya who have fled what has been described as “textbook ethnic cleansing” in neighbouring Myanmar. He visited towns ...and more »

Myanmar tells UN: 'There is no ethnic cleansing and no genocide' of Rohingya - The Guardian

More than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled an army campaign in just a few weeks, escaping into Bangladesh. Oliver Holmes, South-east Asia correspondent. Fri 29 Sep 2017 00.58 EDT Last modified on Fri 29 Sep 2017 03.51 EDT. Share on ...and more »

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

Noting that the humanitarian crisis that has resulted in displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar not only provides a “breeding ground” for radicalization, but also puts vulnerable people – including young children – at grave ...and more »