Turkey requests land for Rohingya camps

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu asked Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to allocate land for building camps for Rohingya refugees on September 24 at a high-level side event entitled “Rohingya Crisis – A Way Forward” at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at a high-level side event entitled “Rohingya Crisis – A Way Forward” at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York

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Three nations to jointly evaluate Rohingya repatriation progress

An informal trilateral meeting involving officials from Myanmar, Bangladesh, and China has led to the formation of a “tripartite joint working mechanism” to evaluate the situation on the ground for Rohingya repatriation, according to Dr AK Abdul Momen, the Bangladesh Foreign Minister.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister

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Another landmine blast on Burma-Bangladesh border kills Rohingya refugee

A landmine explosion has killed a Rohingya refugee on the Burma-Bangladesh border, according to Lieutenant Colonel Ali Haidar Azad Ahmed, Commanding Officer of 34 BGB Battalion, Cox’s Bazar.

Rohingya refugee cross Burma-Bangladesh border fence for their firewoods

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Bangladesh hands over four Border Guard Police detainees to Myanmar

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) handed over four Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) personnel after a battalion commander-level meeting between BGB and BGP on September 4 afternoon through the Ghumdhum border of Bandarban district, according to BGB officials.

BGB and BGP commander Level meeting at Ghumdhum

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Landmine blast on Bangladesh-Myanmar border kills Rohingya refugee

A Rohingya refugee has been killed in a landmine explosion along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, Bangladesh officials said on September 3, 2019.

Landmine blast area

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Women protest Rohingya genocide and rape outside Unilever HQ, call for disinvestment from Burma

About 30 women from various organizations gathered in front of the Unilever Head Office in London calling on the company to disinvest from Burma because of genocide and rape of the Rohingya on March 8, 2018 – International Women’s Day.

Women hold banner in front of Unilever HQ in London

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Press release: Justice and protection for Rohingya women and girls – in support of call for Unilever to disinvest from Myanmar

International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018, London

Justice and protection for Rohingya women and girls
– in support of call for Unilever to disinvest from Myanmar

Statement by Black Women’s Rape Action Project & Women Against Rape

We strongly condemn the ethnic cleansing, widespread torture, killings and systematic rape and sexual torture of women and girls by the Myanmar Army, as part of its genocide against the Rohingya people. Continue reading