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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 »

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 »

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 »

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. By Sarah Gibbens. PUBLISHED September 29, 2017 ...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 »

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 »

How Buddhism Is Being Used to Justify Violence in Myanmar - JSTOR Daily

Four hundred thousand Rohingya have fled from their homes in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh in the face of what the Secretary-General of the UN calls “a vicious cycle of persecution, discrimination, radicalization and violent repression” by Myanmar ...and more »

Half a million Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh; UN agencies rush to provide shelter, clean water - UN News Centre

The UN refugee agency distributes aid supplies to Rohingya Hindu families taking shelter at Hindu Par village, Bangladesh. 29 September 2017. The United Nations refugee agency announced today that it has started distributing plastic sheeting and ...and more »