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Bangladesh to clear space for Rohingya refugees in its forest - Christian Science Monitor

As Bangladesh looks for room for the half million Rohingya refugees who have streamed across its border since August, the government has approved clearing 2,000 forest acres so aid workers can put up 150,000 tarpaulin shelters. Newly arrived Rohingya ...and more »

Rohingya refugees living in 'dire' conditions, senior UN officials warn, appealing for assistance - UN News Centre

Rohingya refugees reaching out for food donations been given by people from Dhaka at the at Kutupalong Makeshift Camp in Cox Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: UNICEF/Brown ?Share. Print. 4 October 2017 – The human tragedy unfolding in southern Bangladesh is ...and more »

Disease fears grow as Bangladesh plans giant Rohingya refugee camp - IRINnews.org

The temperatures soared and the sun seared as Shamsul Islam pieced together a few branches of bamboo and a tarpaulin sheet. Days earlier, the 50-year-old father of five had fled through waterlogged hills from his home in Myanmar to reach the safety of ...and more »

Witnesses Provide New Details of Killings of Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine - Radio Free Asia

Eight Hindu women and their children, who were abducted by Muslim militants and taken to a refugee camp in Bangladesh, have returned to Myanmar, Oct. 5, 2017. Photo courtesy of Information Committee of Myanmar's State Counselor's Office. Eight Hindu ...and more »

Right Groups Take Aim Again at Myanmar's Brutal Campaign Against Rohingya Muslims - Radio Free Asia

Rohingya Muslim refugees line up for food at Balukhali refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh's Ukhiya district, Oct. 4, 2017. AFP. Rights groups stepped up their accusations on Wednesday against the Myanmar military's brutal campaign against Rohingya ...and more »

Rohingya Refugees Pour Into Bangladesh, And Many Question A Militant Group's Actions - NPR

In the early morning hours of of Aug. 25, Abul Kalam, a bearded, 35-year-old Muslim religious teacher, was sitting in his village in Myanmar's Maungdaw township when the call came. "Our commander ordered us to attack the military post in our village ...and more »

Why and how the US must confront Burma's Rohingya genocide - Washington Examiner

The United States should sanction Burma for its genocide against the Muslim Rohingya people, and lead an international effort to assist impoverished Bangladesh in supporting Rohingya refugees. That's my conclusion based on the testimony coming out of ...and more »

Rohingya Exodus: Refugees Struggle To Get Survival Basics - NPR

The U.N. calls it the world's fastest developing refugee emergency. And it appears far from over. More than half a million Muslim minority Rohingya have fled Myanmar for neighboring Bangladesh following a brutal crackdown by Myanmar's military. ROBERT ...and more »

Children in Bangladesh's Rohingya Camps Draw Scenes of Horror - Voice of America

Houses set on fire. Helicopters firing from above. Residents fleeing gunfire and sword-wielding mobs. Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have accused Myanmar's state security forces of numerous rights abuses in the wake of Aug. 25 attacks by the Arakan ...and more »

Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar - Reuters

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring methamphetamine into the country. Children ...and more »