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Bangladesh Sends Hundreds More Rohingya Refugees to Island
November 25, 2021

Bangladesh Sends Hundreds More Rohingya Refugees to Island

By Julhas Alam
Dhaka says that the relocation of refugees to the low-lying island is a temporary arrangement; they will eventually have to return to Myanmar.

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.

Myanmar Nationals Fleeing Coup Find a Home Away From Home in India’s Northeast
July 09, 2021

Myanmar Nationals Fleeing Coup Find a Home Away From Home in India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Local NGOs and residents are providing the refugees support.

Over 6,000 Myanmar Nationals in India’s Northeast
May 26, 2021

Over 6,000 Myanmar Nationals in India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Local reports from Mizoram and Manipur put the number of refugees at close to 7,000.

Myanmar’s Crisis Is Starting to Spill Beyond its Borders
March 19, 2021

Myanmar’s Crisis Is Starting to Spill Beyond its Borders

By Sebastian Strangio
The country's political crisis is well on the way to becoming a crisis for the region as a whole.

Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar
February 24, 2021

Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.N. refugee agency claims that the group included registered asylum seekers.
Rights Groups Attack Malaysia’s ‘Abhorrent’ Deportation Plan
February 19, 2021

Rights Groups Attack Malaysia’s ‘Abhorrent’ Deportation Plan

By Sebastian Strangio
Shortly after its coup d'etat, Myanmar's military junta offered to help Malaysian authorities deport some 1,200 people.

The Long Wait: Chin Refugees in India
May 15, 2019

The Long Wait: Chin Refugees in India

By Sania Ashraf
A Christian minority community from Myanmar faces an uncertain future in India. Many are putting their hopes in third countries.

Foreign Investors Jittery Amid Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
October 21, 2017

Foreign Investors Jittery Amid Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis

By Yigal Chazan
Western companies have been slow to exploit opportunities in Myanmar, especially as the Rohingya crisis worsens.

To Be a Global Leader, China Needs a New Refugee Policy 
July 22, 2017

To Be a Global Leader, China Needs a New Refugee Policy 

By Jonathan Lesh
To be seen as a leader, China will need to help share burdens -- including by hosting refugees.
Myanmar's Forgotten Refugees
April 11, 2017

Myanmar's Forgotten Refugees

By Libby Hogan
Overshadowed by other crises around the world, 100,000 refugees are stranded in camps along the Thai-Myanmar border.

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