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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.

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.

Fire Devastates Large Swathe of Rohingya Refugee Camp
March 24, 2021

Fire Devastates Large Swathe of Rohingya Refugee Camp

By Sebastian Strangio
The fire is a harrowing reminder of the vulnerable position of Rohingya refugees, as their country descends into political crisis.

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.  

Rohingya Risk Being Forgotten in Global Vaccination Drive
March 03, 2021

Rohingya Risk Being Forgotten in Global Vaccination Drive

By Simon Tran Hudes and Kyra Jasper
The world should make extra efforts to ensure that vaccines are distributed to Rohingya refugee populations.
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.

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.

3 Years After the Rohingya Exodus, No Peace and No Progress
August 25, 2020

3 Years After the Rohingya Exodus, No Peace and No Progress

By Onno Van Manen
Rohingya children’s futures hang in the balance.

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.
Coronavirus and Rohingya Refugee Camps
March 30, 2020

Coronavirus and Rohingya Refugee Camps

By Ana Salvá
The first confirmed case in Cox’s Bazar, on March 24, is a serious concern for aid workers.

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