Bangladesh

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

48,000 babies expected to be born in Rohingya refugee camps this year

48,000 babies expected to be born in Rohingya refugee camps this year

48,000 babies expected to be born in Rohingya refugee camps this year

Save the Children estimates that there will be 130 live births in the camps everyday

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Rohingya people are 'victims of crimes against humanity', says UK aid charity head

Rohingya people are 'victims of crimes against humanity', says UK aid charity head

Rohingya are 'victims of crimes against humanity', says UK aid charity head

The director of the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF), Alistair Dutton, made the comments during a visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Investigation finds Myanmar’s security forces are raping Rohingya women

Myanmar’s security forces raping Rohingya women in droves, investigation finds

Myanmar’s security forces raping Rohingya women, investigation finds

The Associated Press spoke to 29 women and girls who told similar stories of rape

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

'I think this pope is the greatest we've ever had' - George Galloway defends Pope Francis in chat with calle

'I think this pope is the greatest we've ever had' - George Galloway defends Pope Francis in chat with caller

George Galloway defends Pope Francis in chat with caller

Our host said he believed in the current head of the Catholic Church, saying he was 'the greatest we ever had' in response to Norma's queries about his trip to Myanmar

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Rohingya crisis: Penny Mordaunt vows further £12mn in foreign aid

Rohingya crisis: Penny Mordaunt vows further £12 million in foreign aid

Penny Mordaunt vows further £12 million in foreign aid to Rohingya Muslims

The new International Trade Secretary visited the Rohingya community as part of a visit to Bangladesh

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Rohingya refugees fill camps to bursting point, but how did it get to this stage?

Rohingya refugee camps full to bursting point, but how did it get to this stage?

Rohingya refugee camps full to bursting point, but how did it get to this stage?

So far roughly 592,000 Rohingya refugees have made it to Bangladesh after escaping violence in Myanmar, but their fight for freedom is not yet over

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Rohingya refugees saved after trying to cross river using jerrycans to float

Rohingya refugees saved after trying to cross river using jerrycans

Rohingya refugees saved after trying to cross river using jerrycans

It is claimed the refugees decided to swim across the river to Bangladesh after no boats arrived to transport them

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

At least 12 dead and several missing after boat carrying Rohingya refugees sinks

At least 12 dead and several missing after boat carrying Rohingya refugees sinks

At least 12 dead after boat carrying Rohingya refugees sinks

Many of the people on the boat were thought to have been children

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

United Nations condemns lack of humanitarian access to Rohingya muslims in Myanmar

United Nations condemns lack of humanitarian access to Rohingya muslims in Myanmar

United Nations condemns lack of humanitarian access to Rohingya in Myanmar

UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said it was 'unacceptable' humanitarian workers were having difficulty getting to Myanmar's Rakhine State

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

More than 40,000 Rohingya refugees may be deported from India

More than 40,000 Rohingya refugees face deportation from India

More than 40,000 Rohingya refugees face deportation from India

The government asked local authorities to identify illegal immigrants including Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Myanmar makes offer to take back Rohingya refugees

Myanmar makes offer to take back Rohingya refugees

Myanmar makes offer to take back Rohingya refugees

Thousands of Rohingya have fled the country for Bangladesh in recent weeks

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

United Nations estimates $200 million is needed for Rohingya refugees

United Nations estimates $200 million needed for Rohingya refugees

United Nations estimates $200 million needed for Rohingya refugees

The UN says the estimate is for just six months, as many Rohingya Muslims flee violence in Myanmar

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes leaving five dead

Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes leaving five dead

Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes leaving five dead

Local people from the Shah Porir Dwip fishing village recovered the bodies

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

35 people die after landslides caused by monsoon rain in Bangladesh

35 people die after landslides caused by monsoon rain in Bangladesh

35 people die after landslides caused by monsoon rain in Bangladesh

The country is dealing with the monsoon season, which began two weeks after being hit by a tropical cyclone

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery

Choity Khatun had body parts of her twin growing inside of her and before surgery it was thought she had little chance of surviving

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing, but who is she?

Aung San Suu Kyi: the fallen angel mired in ethnic cleansing claims

Aung San Suu Kyi: the fallen angel mired in ethnic cleansing claims

Aung San Suu Kyi has been criticised for the crisis in Myanmar, but she says there is no ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in the country

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Muslim minorities in Myanmar subjected to torture, claims UN official

Muslim minorities in Myanmar being tortured, claims UN official

Muslim minorities in Myanmar being tortured, claims UN official

The special rapporteur for human rights from the UN in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, told the BBC the police and military are guilty of committing 'crimes against humanity' against the Muslim minority

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Suspected militants, including a woman and her daughter, blow themselves up in Bangladesh

Female suicide bomber blows herself and four-year-old daughter up in Bangladesh

Female suicide bomber blows herself and four-year-old daughter up in Bangladesh

Several people have blown themselves up after a police raid on an apartment in Bangladesh, believed to be a militant den