Rohingya refugee crisis - updates

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Bangladesh police shoot dead 2 Rohingya in refugee camp

Aug 24, 2019 - 8:20 PM

The incident comes 2 days after a second failed attempt to repatriate the refugees, who say they won't return unless they are promised security and citizenship in their homeland

ROHINGYA CRISIS. A Rohingya man sells betel leaves in a market at a camp in Teknaf on August 21, 2019. Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP)

Some 250,000 Rohingya refugees receive first ID cards – UN

May 18, 2019 - 10:57 AM

'Over a quarter of a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have now been jointly registered and provided with identity cards by Bangladesh authorities and UNHCR,' spokesman Andrej Mahecic tells reporters in Geneva

PLAY. Young Rohingya refugees fly kites at the Hakimpara refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district on November 18, 2018. Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP

Two thousand Rohingya mass on Myanmar coast to join exodus

Sep 30, 2017 - 5:40 PM

The refugees follow more than half a million fellow Rohingya who have emptied out of northern Rakhine in a single month, fleeing an army crackdown and communal violence the UN says amounts to "ethnic cleansing."

EXODUS. Rohingya Muslim refugees walk by night after crossing the border from Myanmar, on the Bangladeshi shores of the Naf river in Teknaf on September 29, 2017. Photo by Fred Dufour / AFP

UN chief tells Myanmar to end 'nightmare' as 19 drown in Rohingya boat capsize

Sep 29, 2017 - 10:01 AM

(UPDATED) 'The situation has spiraled into the world's fastest developing refugee emergency, a humanitarian and human rights nightmare,' says UN chief Antonio Guterres

DEAD. People come to see the boat where Rohingya Muslim refugees were found dead on the shore of Inani beach, near Cox's Bazar on September 28, 2017. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP