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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

September 28, 2017 NEW YORK—For many Americans, popular images of Buddhism have often included those of monks in saffron-colored robes, meditating peacefully on windswept mountains, revering all forms of life while seeking higher states of ...and more »

Moving refugees out of the rain in Bangladesh - UNHCR

By Tim Gaynor | 29 September 2017 | Français | عربي. Suruz Jahan, 75, receives a UNHCR tarp in Kutupalong refugee camp. © UNHCR/Roger Arnold. KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh – Reed thin, barefoot and fragile, refugee grandmother Suruz Jahan trekked ...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 that ...and more »

Sri Lanka Condemns Mob Attack Against Rohingya Refugees by Buddhist Monks - Global Voices Online

On Tuesday, September 26, a violent mob led by a group of radical Buddhist monks broke down gates and entered the walled multi-storied United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) safe house for Rohingya refugees in the Sri Lankan capital of ...and more »

The persecution of the Rohingya - The Week Magazine

Government troops are slaughtering the Rohingya and driving them out of Myanmar. Why are these people so hated? Here's everything you need to know: What's going on? Hundreds of thousands of desperate Rohingya people are fleeing a vicious military purge ...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 »

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 across ...and more »