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cox's bazar: chaos all around at rohingya camps


refugees who fled myanmar endure dire conditions at impromptu camps as they wait for aid amid torrential rain.






bangladesh restricts rohingya refugees, starts immunization


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — bangladeshi authorities are trying to restrict the movement of muslim rohingya refugees fleeing violence in myanmar into crowded border camps and have started immunizing tens of thousands of children against diseases. bangladesh has been overwhelmed with more than 400,000 rohingya who fled their homes in the last three weeks amid […]






myanmar must 'allow rohingya to leave camps'


panel led by ex-un boss kofi annan says camps where tens of thousands of rohingya muslims are trapped should be closed.






thousands protest in bangladesh as rohingya flee myanmar


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — more than 10,000 muslims in bangladesh have marched toward myanmar’s embassy to protest the country’s crackdown on rohingya muslims. more than 412,000 ethnic rohingya have fled from buddhist-majority myanmar in the past month and are living in overcrowded camps in bangladesh. many say their homes were burned by myanmar’s military […]






nearly 3 weeks into rohingya crisis, aid remains scarce


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — nearly three weeks into a crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands of rohingya flee into bangladesh, desperation was spreading at refugee camps where aid remains scarce. the u.n. children’s agency says it needs $7.3 million to help just the hundreds of thousands of rohingya children now at high risk […]






desperation spreads in rohingya camps as food stocks dwindle


with rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in bangladesh are becoming desperate for scant basic resources and dwindling supplies.






bangladesh restricts rohingya refugees, starts immunization


bangladeshi authorities are taking steps to restrict the movement of muslim rohingya refugees living in crowded border camps after fleeing violence in myanmar, whose military chief maintains that the chaos was the work of extremists seeking a stronghold in the country.






bangladesh restricts rohingya refugees, starts immunization


bangladeshi authorities on sunday took steps to restrict the movement of muslim rohingya refugees living in crowded border camps after fleeing violence in myanmar, while that nation's military chief maintained the chaos was the work of extremists seeking a stronghold in the country.






desperation spreads in rohingya camps as resources scarce


with rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in bangladesh were becoming desperate saturday for scant basic resources as hunger and illness soared.






desperation spreads in rohingya camps as resources scarce


with rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in bangladesh were becoming desperate saturday for scant basic resources as hunger and illness soared.






myanmar investigators question rohingya in bangladesh camps


dhaka, bangladesh (ap) — an investigating team formed by myanmar leader aung san suu kyi visited two makeshift camps in southern bangladesh on monday and questioned some of the thousands of rohingya muslims who have fled from myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority buddhists. the rohingya refused to show their faces to the 10 […]






myanmar investigators question rohingya in bangladesh camps


an investigating team formed by myanmar leader aung san suu kyi visited two makeshift camps in southern bangladesh on monday and questioned some of the thousands of rohingya muslims who have fled from myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority buddhists.






hunger spreads in rohingya camps as food stocks dwindle, and 'more and more peop


with rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in bangladesh were becoming desperate saturday for scant basic resources as threats to security and health increased. fights were erupting over food and water. women and children...






18,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar into bangladesh


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — at least 18,000 rohingya muslims have fled fresh violence in myanmar and crossed into bangladesh in less than a week, with hundreds stranded in no man’s land at the countries’ border, the international organization for migration said wednesday. sanjukta sahany, a spokeswoman for the organization in cox’s bazar, on the […]






more rohingya pour into bangladesh; camps at full capacity


aid officials said relief camps were reaching full capacity as thousands of rohingya refugees continued to pour into bangladesh on sunday fleeing violence in western myanmar.






18,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar into bangladesh


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — the international organization for migration said wednesday that 18,000 rohingya muslims have fled fresh violence in myanmar and crossed into bangladesh, with “hundreds and hundreds” stranded in no man’s land at the countries’ border. sanjukta sahany, a spokeswoman for the iom in cox’s bazar, on the bangladesh border with myanmar, […]






rohingya exodus continues after 73,000 flee myanmar


aid officials say camps are facing 'tremendous strain' as thousands of rohingya pour into bangladesh every day.






myanmar investigators question rohingya in bangladesh camps


dhaka, bangladesh (ap) — a bangladesh official says an investigating team formed by myanmar leader aung san suu kyi has visited two makeshift camps in southern bangladesh and questioned some of the thousands of rohingya muslims who have fled from myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority buddhists. bangladesh district administrator imrul kayes said monday […]






rohingya camps in bangladesh destroyed by cyclone mora


tropical storm leaves bangladesh flooded and thousands of rohingya refugees 'without a roof'.






wounded and ‘afraid,’ rohingya seek bangladesh hospital aid


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — with rohingya refugees still streaming across the swampy border into bangladesh, one hospital was struggling monday to treat dozens of men who had arrived with broken bones, bullet wounds and horrific stories of death. already, some 73,000 rohingya muslims have entered bangladesh in fleeing violence in western myanmar, which erupted […]






bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with rohingya wounds


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — the 7-year-old rohingya boy lies on a tattered mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital in bangladesh, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier. he is one of 80 rohingya patients — most males with gunshot wounds […]






thousands of rohingya flee myanmar for bangladesh


rohingya refugees arrive in overcrowded camps, fearing violence after the deployment of myanmar troops to rakhine state.






wounded and ‘afraid,’ rohingya seek bangladesh hospital aid


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — with thousands of rohingya refugees streaming daily across the swampy border into bangladesh, one hospital was struggling monday to treat dozens of men who had arrived with broken bones, bullet wounds and horrific stories of death. already, some 87,000 rohingya muslims have entered bangladesh, fleeing violence in western myanmar that […]






the latest: food stocks dwindle in rohingya refugee camps


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):






rohingya try to enter bangladesh to flee myanmar violence


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — thousands of ethnic rohingya muslims are trying to cross from myanmar into bangladesh following an attack by rohingya militants in western myanmar that left 89 people dead in a dramatic escalation of communal violence that has plagued the region. the militants launched the attacks overnight thursday on more than two […]






bangladesh slams myanmar for 'atrocities' against rohingya


the bangladeshi prime minister was traveling tuesday to struggling refugee camps that have absorbed hundreds of thousands of rohingya fleeing violence in myanmar in recent weeks — a crisis she said left her speechless.






more rohingya pour into bangladesh; camps at full capacity


shah porir dwip, bangladesh (ap) — aid officials said relief camps were reaching full capacity as thousands of rohingya refugees continued to pour into bangladesh on sunday fleeing violence in western myanmar. some 73,000 people have crossed the border since violence erupted aug. 25 in myanmar’s rakhine state, said u.n. high commissioner for refugees spokeswoman […]






unhcr: 123,000 rohingya refugees have fled myanmar


a massive influx of rohingya refugees fleeing recent violence in myanmar has pushed aid services in bangladesh to the brink, with established camps already beyond capacity, aid workers said tuesday.






rohingya rebels declare truce as desperation hits camps


rohingya insurgents, whose attack on myanmar security forces last month triggered savage military reprisals, declared a monthlong truce sunday as refugees continued to flood across the border into bangladesh only to face scant basic resources, hunger and illness.






unhcr reports surge in rohingya refugees, now 270,000


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — the u.n. refugee agency is reporting a surge in the number of rohingya muslims who have crossed into bangladesh from myanmar, with an estimated 270,000 arriving in the last two weeks. the new number confirmed friday by unhcr spokeswoman vivian tan marks a major increase from the 164,000 estimated thursday […]






nearly 3 weeks into rohingya crisis, aid remains scarce


nearly three weeks into a crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands of rohingya flee into bangladesh, desperation was spreading at refugee camps where aid remains scarce.






malaysian ship with aid for rohingya arriving in bangladesh


dhaka, bangladesh (ap) — a malaysian aid ship was heading to a bangladeshi port monday bringing relief goods for some of the hundreds of thousands of rohingya muslims who’ve fled myanmar. shaheenul islam, the military’s public relations spokesman, said the ship anchored near sonadia island off the coastal district of cox’s bazar then had to […]






boats carrying fleeing rohingya sink in bangladesh; 26 dead


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — officials say three boats carrying ethnic rohingya fleeing violence in myanmar have capsized in bangladesh and 26 bodies have been recovered. bangladesh border guard commander lt. col. s.m. ariful islam said thursday that the bodies of 15 children and 11 women were recovered from the naf river at teknaf in […]






malaysian ship with aid for rohingya anchors in bangladesh


dhaka, bangladesh (ap) — a malaysian aid ship anchored off bangladesh on monday bringing relief goods for some of the hundreds of thousands of rohingya muslims who’ve fled myanmar. military spokesman shaheenul islam said bangladesh welcomed the ship that anchored near sonadia island off the coastal district of cox’s bazar. islam said the government was […]






u.n. refugee agency says number of rohingya refugees fleeing myanmar into bangla


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — u.n. refugee agency says number of rohingya refugees fleeing myanmar into bangladesh has jumped to about 270,000.