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Shadow Lands: Burma’s Landmine Problem

Shadow Lands: Burma’s Landmine Problem

Regina Paulose In early January, young Rohingya children went outside of their homes in search of firewood. In what has already been a journey through hell for many people in the Rakhine, four children tripped on a landmine and perished. The remaining children were...

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....

Repatriation: the same old fears

Repatriation: the same old fears

Following Myanmar Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye’s visit to the Kutupalong camp, there is apprehension that forced repatriation will take place from the date stated by the governments i.e. mid November. On Wednesday, 50 Rohingyas gathered in a community centre...

Myanmar not sincere in negotiating with Bangladesh

Myanmar not sincere in negotiating with Bangladesh

Almost a year has passed since the ethnic cleansing and the subsequent refugee crisis of 2017, yet it is only last week that Bangladesh’s first high level foreign delegation led by Foreign Minister AH Mahmoob Ali has managed to squeeze a visit from Myanmar...

Rohingya wants Education