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UNHCR will be involved in Rohingya repatriation: Bangladesh

[Bangladesh], Nov 25 (ANI): Bangladesh Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali on Saturday said the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will be involved in the repatriation process of Rohingya refugees. "The signing of the arrangement is an initial ... Sify, 3 weeks ago

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France to take in refugees rescued from Libya by UN

France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to NIger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced today.After experiencing appalling living conditions at camps in the north African country, the refugees were ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago UN eyes modest repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan  Prokerala4 weeks ago

Bodies of 26 migrants arrive in Italy as rescues intensify

The United Nation's refugee agency says the bodies of 26 migrants who apparently drowned have arrived at the Italian port of Salerno as rescues intensify on the Mediterranean Sea.The bodies arrived today on a Spanish naval ship carrying another 400 migrants ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Donors pledge $857 million for UNHCR in 2018

Donor governments on Tuesday pledged an initial $857 million to the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR to help some 67 million displaced or stateless people worldwide next year, UNHCR said late on Tuesday."A year of no peace and much war is about to end," ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Rohingya return deal bad for refugees, says HRW

An agreement by Bangladesh and Burma to begin returning Rohingya refugees to Burma by January 23, 2018, creates an impossible timetable for safe and voluntary returns and should be shelved, Human Rights Watch today said in a letter to both ...
 Business Standard5 days ago

UN human rights chief cites 'elements of genocide' in Myanmar's Rohingya crisis

[Bangladesh], Dec 5 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Tuesday condemned the brutal attacks at and decades-long discrimination against the Rohingyas, citing they could contain "elements of genocide." More than 6,20,000 ...
 Sify1 week ago Is Sheikh Hasina‚Äôs govt hedging over the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar?  catchnews.com2 months ago

No renewal of visas, verification checks is making life for Rohingyas in India very difficult

It has been a difficult year for the Rohingya refugees in the country. While a recent verification exercise by the police at multiple Rohingya settlements across the country has made them nervous about their future here, their requests for renewal or fresh ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago UN plans food aid for up to 700,000 Rohingya  Deccan Herald2 months ago Should India take in more Rohingya refugees?  Sify2 months ago Rohingya issue will be dealt with keeping national security in mind: BJP  Rediff.com2 months ago

Suu Kyi stripped off Freedom of Oxford award over Rohingya crisis

[United Kingdom], Nov 28 (ANI): Myanmar's State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi has been formally stripped of the Freedom of the City of Oxford award over her response to the Rohingya crisis, the Guardian reported. The council of Oxford city voted unanimously to ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Tillerson to visit India, Pakistan next week

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will embark on a crucial trip to India and Pakistan next week as part of his week-long five-nation tour that would also take him to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Switzerland.Tillerson will make Saudi Arabia his first stop on the week-long tour beginning tomorrow.He will take part in the inaugural Coordination Council meeting between the governments of Saudi Arabia and Iraq.The Secretary will also meet with to Saudi leaders to discuss the conflict in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago U.S. expresses concern over Rohingya crisis  Sify1 month ago

Why Rohingyas must be sent back

Resettlement of refugees elsewhere is not the morally correct solution to the problem for it lets the perpetrators off the hook.Return of refugees to their rightful homes is the ethical remedy, says Vivek Gumaste.   IMAGE: A Rohingya family awaits permission from Bangladesh soldiers to enter Teknaf, Bangladesh, from Myanmar, October 25, 2017. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters When the compulsions of moral and humanitarian obligations collide violently with the exigencies of national ...
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