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Following Outcry, Indonesia Allows Rohingya Refugee Boat to Land
December 30, 2021

Following Outcry, Indonesia Allows Rohingya Refugee Boat to Land

By Sebastian Strangio
The authorities had initially planned to push back the boat, which was carrying around 120 people, into international waters.

Uneven Refugee Protections Across Southeast Asia Put Migrants at Risk
December 30, 2021

Uneven Refugee Protections Across Southeast Asia Put Migrants at Risk

By Estey Chen
Only three of the region's nations have signed the relevant U.N. conventions on refugees and asylum seekers.
Why International Assistance for the Rohingya in Bangladesh is Declining
December 21, 2021

Why International Assistance for the Rohingya in Bangladesh is Declining

By Katie Hatdash
Dhaka complains about tight Western purse strings, but its own actions are mostly to blame for the donor fatigue.

The Rohingya Trapped on a Remote Tropical Island
December 17, 2021

The Rohingya Trapped on a Remote Tropical Island

By Zaw Win
Thousands of Rohingya refugees have been relocated to Bhasan Char, which is closer to an island prison than an appropriate location for resettlement.

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.

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.

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.
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.

Arakan Army Seeks to Build ‘Inclusive’ Administration in Rakhine State
August 31, 2021

Arakan Army Seeks to Build ‘Inclusive’ Administration in Rakhine State

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The armed group's decision to include Muslim Rohingya representatives in local administration marks a sharp break with a succession of central governments.

As Rohingya Wait for Justice, Myanmar’s Military Continues to Revel in Impunity
August 25, 2021

As Rohingya Wait for Justice, Myanmar’s Military Continues to Revel in Impunity

By Wai Wai Nu and Khin Ohmar
Four years on, there is an urgent need for international action to tackle the Myanmar military's culture of impunity.

The Rohingyas’ Lost Haven in New Delhi
August 02, 2021

The Rohingyas’ Lost Haven in New Delhi

By Naila Khan and Uzair Usmani
Rohingya refugees living in a makeshift camp in New Delhi lose their homes.
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. 

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