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Rohingya refugees overwhelm aid groups in Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees overwhelm aid groups in Bangladesh

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 15, 2017 0

There are two lines on the edges of the Naf River: on one side, refugees in ragged clothing, waiting to cross and leave Myanmar behind; on the other, Bangladeshis ready to welcome them

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Rohingya exodus puts pressure back on UN rights probe

Rohingya exodus puts pressure back on UN rights probe

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 13, 2017 0

An unfolding humanitarian emergency along the Myanmar-Bangladesh border is intensifying pressure on the UN to take action, with fears that an unprecedented exodus of Rohingya refugees fleeing a military clampdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine

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EXCLUSIVE: UN warns Myanmar that demolishing Rohingya homes will ‘heighten tensions’

EXCLUSIVE: UN warns Myanmar that demolishing Rohingya homes will ‘heighten tensions’

January 2, 2017 0

The UN has warned authorities that plans to demolish hundreds of homes belonging to ethnic minority Rohingya Muslims will “heighten tensions” in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where the military is accused of abusing civilians

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No easy solution for Myanmar’s Rakhine crisis

No easy solution for Myanmar’s Rakhine crisis

November 4, 2014 0

SITTWE 04 November 2014 (IRIN) - As the number of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar hits record levels, the prospects for a lasting settlement of the crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine State look bleak.

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Intimidation, uncertainty mar aid work in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Intimidation, uncertainty mar aid work in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2014 0

SITTWE 19 September 2014 (IRIN) - Nearly six months after international aid workers fled Myanmar's Rakhine State when Buddhist mobs attacked their offices and accused them of aid bias, international humanitarian aid services

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Flooding threat adds to woes of IDPs in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Flooding threat adds to woes of IDPs in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 7, 2014 0

YANGON 07 July 2014 (IRIN) - Recent heavy rain, coupled with the after-effects of a recent aid worker pull-out, is prompting health concerns in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State for the more than 140,000

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Rohingya refugees in Indonesia await resettlement that never comes

Rohingya refugees in Indonesia await resettlement that never comes

April 25, 2014 0

MAKASSAR 25 April 2014 (IRIN) - When Mohammed and Minara Ali ran from their burning home in Sittwe, capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine State, nearly two years ago, they had no idea where they

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Filling Myanmar’s Rakhine aid gap

Filling Myanmar’s Rakhine aid gap

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 9, 2014 0

YANGON 09 April 2014 (IRIN) - Aid agencies are trying to find practical ways of getting humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of people in Myanmar's Rakhine State following a series of attacks

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“Hell is real for the Rohingyas in Thailand”

“Hell is real for the Rohingyas in Thailand”

February 28, 2014 0

BANGKOK 28 February 2014 (IRIN) - Abdul Kalam, 53, a Rohingya from Myanmar’s western Rakhine State, arrived in Thailand more than 30 years ago, after escaping forced labour in his home village of

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Still displaced in Rakhine State

Still displaced in Rakhine State

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 13, 2014 0

SITTWE 13 February 2014 (IRIN) - More than 170,000 people remain displaced and in need in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State after two rounds of inter-communal violence between Buddhist ethnic Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya

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