Bangladesh


Refugee Crisis In Myanmar Worsens Over Recent Rise In Violence

According to the United Nations refugee agency, almost 300,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh in just over a span of two weeks in order to escape the “cultural cleansing” currently ongoing in Myanmar. While addressing the situation, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, […]


Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Violence In Myanmar Fight For Survival In Bangladesh Refugee Camps

Rohingya refugees fleeing from violence in Myanmar were met with overcrowded camps in Bangladesh, with the number of refugees reaching more than a quarter-of-a-million. The UN has confirmed that since the instalment of Myanmar’s martial law regime on Rohingya insurgents in late August, the refugee count has risen to 270,000 […]


Tens Of Thousands Of Rohingya Refugees Flee Myanmar Following Violent Clashes Between Security Forces And Insurgents

Nearly 40,000 people have fled violence to neighbouring Bangladesh to escape violence in Rakhine, western Myanmar, according to UN estimates. Many people have reportedly died since Rohingya insurgents attacked an army base in Rakhine State on August 25 wielding knives, sticks, and crude bombs that killed at least 117 people, […]


Refugee Rescue Ship Sent to Asia To Help Rohingya

A Malta-based aid organization that has rescued 40,000 refugees while crossing the Mediterranean Sea is moving its operations to Asia to help the Rohingya people. The Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) suspended its work in the Mediterranean due to the increasingly insecure situation for refugees in both Libya and Europe. […]


Rohingya Minority Suffers As Bangladesh Bans Further Entry Of Refugees

An official for Bangladesh announced on Saturday that the country would no longer allow Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to flee into its borders. The official claims that Bangladesh has suffered “massive” social, environmental, and economic repercussions as a result of the roughly 400,000 Rohingya people, who have already entered. In […]


Thousands Of Rohingya Flee To Bangladesh Border, Turned Away

On Friday, August 25th, violence erupted as result of a series of coordinated attacks by Rohingya, a Muslim minority, insurgents. The group attacked 30 police stations on Friday and violence continued through Sunday. The death toll has risen to 98, 80 of which are insurgents. Twelve are members of security […]