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How Cross-Border Crime Ensnares and Endangers Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
November 05, 2021

How Cross-Border Crime Ensnares and Endangers Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

By MD Mufassir Rashid
A porous border and a population of desperate refugees are creating a security nightmare in Cox's Bazar.

Why Is the World Ignoring Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees?
October 25, 2021

Why Is the World Ignoring Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees?

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Refugee camps in Bangladesh have become a source of business for vested interests.
After Killing, Bangladesh Launches Crackdown in Rohingya Camps
October 14, 2021

After Killing, Bangladesh Launches Crackdown in Rohingya Camps

By Sebastian Strangio
Bangladeshi police have made nearly 40 arrests, including five in connection with last month's murder of a prominent Rohingya advocate.

UN Strikes Deal for Access to Bangladeshi Refugee Island
October 11, 2021

UN Strikes Deal for Access to Bangladeshi Refugee Island

By Sebastian Strangio
The arrangement will grant UNHCR an official presence on Bhasan Char, which has been criticized for its remoteness and vulnerability to extreme weather.

Bangladesh Police Arrest Man in in Rohingya Leader’s Death
October 02, 2021

Bangladesh Police Arrest Man in in Rohingya Leader’s Death

By Julhas Alam
An international advocate for Rohingya rights, Mohibullah, was fatally shot last week in Cox’s Bazar.

Leading Rohingya Advocate Gunned Down in Refugee Camp
September 30, 2021

Leading Rohingya Advocate Gunned Down in Refugee Camp

By Sebastian Strangio
Mohibullah was of the most active advocates of justice and a safe return for the 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

The Invisible Wounds of the Rohingya
September 30, 2021

The Invisible Wounds of the Rohingya

By Ana Salvá
The situation in the refugee camps has worsened over the years, causing irreversible damage to the mental health of their inhabitants.
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.

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