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UN rights head slams US splitting children from parents GENEVA  – The UN human rights chief on Monday urged the U.S. administration to end its policy of forcibly separating the children of undocumented immigrants from their parents. “In the United States, I am deeply concerned by recently adopted policies which punish children for their parents’ actions. […]

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European Rohingya Council calls on international community to protect Rohingya Muslims fleeing state persecution in Myanmar By Faruk Zorlu ANKARA (Burma Times) – The European Rohingya Council (ERC) called on the international community to help protect Rohingya Muslims, who are fleeing state persecution in Myanmar. “We are calling international community to bring the perpetrators of genocide into international justice. We also call international community […]

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Rohingya in good health but exhausted, Malaysian naval chief says By Adem Salvarcioglu The Burma Times – A boat carrying 56 Rohingya refugees reached Malaysian waters Tuesday, the country’s naval chief said. The Rohingya, who escaped persecution in Myanmar, included 19 women, 20 children, and 17 men. Adm. Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin told local media outlets that after the boat was intercepted, […]

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The Burma Times A Rohingya child has died tragically in a road accident today (Wednesday) in Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf high way, a refugee said. The incident occurred at noon near the Mouchani Primary School in Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf main road of Mouchani village under the Teknaf Police Station. It is known that Usmat Ara was hit and killed by […]

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By Burma Times Human trafficking has started again for Malaysia by sea route that a boat with Rohingya refugees was trying to go to Malaysia on April 1, 2018, according to sources. The boat, carrying 56 refugees, stopped on Lanta Island in Southern Krabi province after a heavy storm on Saturday evening. It was the first Rohingya […]

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Nearly 350 families to benefit from water well in Kutupalong refugee camp, says Turkiye Diyanet Foundation’s official The Burma Times –  Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) has opened a water well at the Kutupalong refugee camp for Rohingya in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district on Monday. In a statement, the foundation said the water well, which functions with solar panels, […]

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By The Burma Times Bangladesh is immediately taking step to be relocated around 100,000 (one lakh) Rohingya refugees from Cox’s Bazar district to Bhasanchar of Hatiya upazila in Noakhali as works of building shelters and housing are in progress. The relocation may start before the upcoming rainy season depending on completion of the construction works. […]

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730 children under age of 5 are also estimated to have been killed between Aug. 25 and Sept. 24 last year By Dildar Baykan ANKARA – Nearly 10,000 Rohingya people were killed in one month following Myanmar’s government-led crackdown in the Rakhine state in late August last year, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The figures published […]

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