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Violence in Myanmar driving up to 12000 Rohingya refugee children into Bangladesh every week – UNICEF - UNICEF (press release)

DHAKA, BANGLADESH/GENEVA, 20 October 2017 – Desperate living conditions and waterborne diseases are threatening more than 320,000 Rohingya refugee children who have fled to southern Bangladesh since late August, including some 10,000 who crossed from ...and more »

UN migration chief urges more support for Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar or 'thousands will suffer' - UN News Centre

A reception point for Rohingya refugees at Haria Khali Primary School in Sabrang Union of Teknaf Upazila, in Bangladesh. OCHA/Anthony Burke ?Share. Print. 19 October 2017 – The United Nations migration agency and its partners are supporting Bangladesh ...and more »

My Interview With a Rohingya Refugee: What Do You Say to a Woman Whose Baby Was Thrown Into a Fire? - New York Times

As I walked out of the refugee camp, my phone rang. The instant I said hello, my wife could hear it in my voice. “What's wrong?” she asked. “I just finished the worst interview of my life,” I said. I was standing near the border of Myanmar and ...and more »

Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis - BBC News

The plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people is said to be the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. Risking death by sea or on foot, more than half a million have fled the destruction of their homes and persecution in the northern Rakhine ...and more »

Waves of Rohingya Refugees Are Overwhelming Aid Workers and Authorities in Bangladesh - TIME

A trail of desperate Rohingya Muslims on the Bangladeshi border, reaching back as far as the eye can see, picked up belongings Thursday morning and began the move to what is fast becoming the world's largest refugee camp. Bangladeshi authorities ...and more »

Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh in Dire State: UNICEF - U.S. News & World Report

A Rohingya refugee girl poses with a chicken at Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh October 17, 2017. Picture taken October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva Reuters. By Stephanie Nebehay. GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 340,000 Rohingya ...and more »

UN Migration Chief Ends Visit to Bangladesh as Bleak Picture Emerges of Rohingya Settlements - Inter Press Service

Soaked to the skin a Rohingya mother tries to protect her child with her drenched scarf, as it pelted down with rain yesterday (19/10). They were among the 6,900 Rohingya refugees who arrived in Cox's Bazar from no man's land. Credit: UN Migration ...and more »

UN, aid groups debate Myanmar internment plan for Rohingya refugees - IRINnews.org

Aid groups working in Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine State are scrambling on how to respond if the government pushes forward with controversial plans to create new internment camps for displaced Rohingya, documents obtained by IRIN reveal. The internal ...and more »

As Rohingya refugees continue to flee from persecution, here's how you can help - PBS NewsHour

More than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes since August to escape systematic violence at the hands of government soldiers in Myanmar. The U.N. has called the actions taken by Myanmar forces against the group “a textbook example of ethnic ...and more »

Rohingya's desperate plight shines light on widespread ethnic discrimination across Asean - South China Morning Post

While the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar has taken the international community by surprise, the United Nations at least cannot claim it did not see this coming. In “suppressed” reports revealed by The Guardian this month, UN consultant Richard ...and more »