Zero-border area sunk under the water

From Thursday morning No man's land at Konapara, Tombru border near Bandarban submerged under water due to 48 hours of continuous rainfall. More than 1,000 Rohingya refugees are now suffering from the scarcity of drinking water and lantern. Cox's Bazar Meteorological...

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EDITORIAL

Desperate Rohingyas are pleading for unity

Desperate Rohingyas are pleading for unity

Oh Rohingyas of Tenghkhali, strive for unity or you will have to answer on the day of judgement The melodious tune flows from a 16 year old boy in a school at Tenghkhali refugee camp of Bangladesh, as his classmates hum softly along with him, many of them struggling...

REVIEWS

No Forced Repatriation!

No Forced Repatriation!

With the advent of Thursday morning, it had become clear that the Bangladesh government has not initiated measures to send back refugees forcibly. The government had earlier repeatedly stated that no Rohingya will be forced to leave for Myanmar against their will....

NEWS FROM THE CAMPS

Lack of awareness increasing “Child labour”

A 12-year-old child, Nur Hashem sells betel leaves in front of Women Centre at Block E, Nayapara camp. Nur is a victim of child labour as his father, Nurul Amin (45) has to feed another 7 of his siblings. Nur studies at 5th grade and wishes to go to school but his...

Emergency sanitation needed in Leda Camp

Over 1.1 million Rohingyas are densely dwelling in the Southern part of Bangladesh refugee camps. Over the years, the large number of refugees coupled with lack of space, undulating terrain, poor infrastructure and improper sanitation. The Refugee camps have now...

Two Rohingya siblings aged 6 and 7 found dead

On Friday night at around 8 p.m., the police have recovered bodies of two Rohingya dead children from a canal at Hakimpara Camp, Cox's Bazar. The deceased were identified as Anowar Sadeque (7) and Anowar Faisal (6) who were siblings and sons of Abdus Salam, Hakimpara...

Heavy monsoon rain leaves Rohingya refugees without shelter

About three thousand Rohingyas have lost their shelters because of 5 days of heavy rain and storm winds in different Rohingya camps at Ukhia-Teknaf of Cox's Bazar. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman George McLeod said, "We have helped more...

Zero-border area sunk under the water

From Thursday morning No man's land at Konapara, Tombru border near Bandarban submerged under water due to 48 hours of continuous rainfall. More than 1,000 Rohingya refugees are now suffering from the scarcity of drinking water and lantern. Cox's Bazar Meteorological...