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By Burma Times The new Rohingya refugees are facing difficulties for cooking food because of shortage of firewood, A refugee  from the camp said. The refugee men accompanied by children go to forest for collecting firewood at risk everyday, he added. “We are not getting firewood for cooking food, we need to go to forest […]

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By Burma Times UNHCR is working for the Rohingya refugees and distributing bamboos among the new refugees for constructing shelters in new Nayapara camp, Sayed Hussain from the new Nayapara camp said. UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency) has distributed bamboos the new Rohingya refugees in different camps before starting rainy season. UNHCR makes improvement of refugee […]

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In a packed room Saturday, dozens of refugees from Burma gathered to learn more details about mysterious letters they’ve received from immigration officials asking them to appear for an interview and provide information that validates their status. The meeting, held at Polk County River Place by EMBARC, an organization that supports Burmese refugees, guided them through questions about the […]

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ANKARA (AA) –  Turkish Deputy PM Hakan Cavusoglu Thursday stressed the Turkish policy of contribution to enhancing human life and economic development in different countries worldwide through Turkish concerned establishments, highlighting the Turkish role in this regard in Africa, Jerusalem and Rakhine. This came in a televised interview broadcasted Thursday on the Turkey-based official TRT […]

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Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages in vast operation human rights groups say is destroying evidence of crimes. BANGKOK (AP) — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar’s government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying […]

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