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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.

Bangladesh Must Protect the Rights of Rohingya Muslims Stranded at Sea
April 27, 2020

Bangladesh Must Protect the Rights of Rohingya Muslims Stranded at Sea

By Tasnim Nazeer
The coronavirus pandemic cannot be used as an excuse for a policy that forces Rohingyas to face death sea.

Safety Not Guaranteed: Time Not Right for Rohingya Returns
August 21, 2019

Safety Not Guaranteed: Time Not Right for Rohingya Returns

By Christopher Catrambone
Yet again, Myanmar and Bangladesh are ready to begin repatriations. But little has changed to make that possible.
Time for the US to Stop Ignoring Bangladesh
March 12, 2019

Time for the US to Stop Ignoring Bangladesh

By Arafat Kabir
Neglecting Bangladesh is not going to help rebuild the country’s democracy.

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