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Rohingyas are at risk of landslides and floods

About a million Rohingyas living in Cox's Bazar are at risk of landslides and floods in this rainy season. Risks are increasing immensely as they are building makeshifts on the steep slopes of the hill. During the monsoon, Rohingyas are spending their days in fear of...

Gender-based violence in the Rohingya Camps, what should be done?

In the refugee camps domestic violence happens almost on a daily basis. The problem is often overlooked, ignored, denied or mostly silenced by the perpetrator and the surrounding people. While 6 months ago domestic violence was increasing at an alarming rate at...

European Union Special Representative for Human Rights visits Kutupalong Refugee camp

On June 11th around 11:00 a. m. the representative of European Union Human Right Commissioner Eamon Gilmore visited the Kutupalong Refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Following his visit, he met 10 Rohingya men and had a conversation regarding their social issues....

The story of “Nur”: The Brave Girl

On 28th October 2016, Nur Begum, was only 18 years old when she fled Myanmar to Bangladesh along with her younger brother Ahmed Ullah who was only 15 years old. They had three other siblings. Nur was attempting to live a normal life when on 20th October the Tatmadaw...

ASEAN leaked report: Rohingyas are in the vulnerable state again

A special report of the Southeast Asian bloc's "Emergency Response and Assessment Team" (ASEAN-ERAT) regarding the Rohingya repatriation was leaked yesterday. The report has left observers dubious, as it predicted that half a million Rohingya refugees will return to...

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