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Bangladesh Rohingya response

Rohingya Refugee Children Are Being Denied an Education
September 03, 2021

Rohingya Refugee Children Are Being Denied an Education

By Habibu Rahman
The only education accessible to children in the world’s largest refugee settlement is provided by a network of unsupported community-based Rohingya schools.

Indefinite Hosting of Rohingya Refugees a Growing Concern for Bangladesh
July 09, 2021

Indefinite Hosting of Rohingya Refugees a Growing Concern for Bangladesh

By Indrajit Sharma
Since 2017, Bangladesh has hosted nearly 1.1 million Rohingya refugees in crowded camps that pose increasing challenges for the country. 
Rohingya Refugees Protest Conditions on Remote Island
June 01, 2021

Rohingya Refugees Protest Conditions on Remote Island

By Sebastian Strangio
The protest follows reports that refugees were offered Bangladeshi citizenship to undertake the move to Bhasan Char.

UN Urges Bangladesh to Delay Rohingya Refugee Island Transfers
April 20, 2021

UN Urges Bangladesh to Delay Rohingya Refugee Island Transfers

By Sebastian Strangio
The controversial island relocation plan points to the challenges facing the resolution of the refugee crisis in southeastern Bangladesh.

Long After the World Moved on, Bangladesh Is Still Sheltering Rohingya Refugees
April 16, 2021

Long After the World Moved on, Bangladesh Is Still Sheltering Rohingya Refugees

By Sayeed Ahmed
The world owes Bangladesh a standing ovation for taking in an astonishing 1.3 million Rohingyas.

COVID-19: The Fight Is Far From Over in Cox’s Bazar
March 09, 2021

COVID-19: The Fight Is Far From Over in Cox’s Bazar

By Poonam Khetrapal Singh
Bangladesh has so far successfully limited the health impact of COVID-19 in Cox’s Bazar, where upwards of 850,000 Rohingyas reside. But the international community must continue to step up and support the response.  

Indonesia Urges Myanmar to Create Safe Conditions for Rohingya Repatriation
January 22, 2021

Indonesia Urges Myanmar to Create Safe Conditions for Rohingya Repatriation

By Sebastian Strangio
Conditions in Rakhine State are unlikely to be amenable to the safe return of refugees any time soon.
Bhasan Char: A New Home for Rohingya Refugees
December 22, 2020

Bhasan Char: A New Home for Rohingya Refugees

By StoriesAsia
Bangladesh has relocated some of the Rohingya refugees in the country to an island in the Bay of Bengal.

Rights Groups Allege Coercion in Rohingya Island Relocation Plan
December 04, 2020

Rights Groups Allege Coercion in Rohingya Island Relocation Plan

By Sebastian Strangio
Refugees and rights groups say that threats and inducements have been used to get refugees to move to the previously uninhabited island.

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island
December 04, 2020

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island

By Associated Press
International aid agencies and the U.N. have vehemently opposed the relocation since it was first proposed in 2015

Why Bangladesh Must Let the Rohingya Speak for Themselves
October 16, 2020

Why Bangladesh Must Let the Rohingya Speak for Themselves

By Saad Hammadi
Any durable solution for the Rohingya will not come through more restrictions on their lives.
The Rohingyas and the Elephants: How Humans and Nature Collide in Refugee Camps
June 19, 2020

The Rohingyas and the Elephants: How Humans and Nature Collide in Refugee Camps

By Shah Tazrian Ashrafi
Myanmar’s violent campaign of driving the Rohingya people out of their territory has both human and environmental costs.

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