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Rohingyas Face Difficult Ramadan in Refugee Camps

PALANG KHALI — As a 12-year-old Rohingya refugee, MD Hashim dreamed of Ramadan back in his own village, with fish to break the day’s fast, gifts from his family, and relaxing beneath the trees before evening prayers at the mosque. But for Hashim and thousands of Rohingya refugees now living in squalor in Bangladesh and …

Turkish Charity Continues Delivering Aid to Rohingya

Turkish Charity Continues Delivering Aid to Rohingya

Turkey’s Diyanet Foundation, or TDV — a charity with the country’s Religious Affairs Directorate — has donated humanitarian aid worth nearly $1 million to Rohingya Muslims since August 25, when the Myanmar military started a brutal campaign, according to TDV. The aid included food parcels, personal care products, clothing and tents delivered in 17 different …

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Female Nobel Laureates Meet Rohingya Women in Bangladesh

Three female Nobel Peace laureates visited Bangladesh last Wednesday to meet with Rohingya Muslim women who have fled attacks by security forces in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. Shirin Ebadi from Iran, Tawakkol Karman from Yemen and Mairead Maguire from Northern Ireland were on a mission to assess the violence committed against Rohingya women and the situation of …

A Rohignya Kid Is Making Magic With His Kites

This Rohingya Kid Is Making Magic with His Kites

There’s no Xbox or PlayStation for most of the kids in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. But there are kites. In the late afternoon, a steady wind blows over the hills of the Hakimpara refugee camp. Young boys race to a ridge at the top of the settlement to fly homemade kites. Some of …

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Rohingya Children: Trapped in Limbo, Deprived of their Basic Rights

Earlier this week, UNICEF called for urgent efforts for nearly 720,000 Rohingya children in Bangladesh and Myanmar who are vulnerable to violence and outbreak of diseases. “Some 720,000 Rohingya children are essentially trapped – either hemmed in by violence and forced displacement inside Myanmar or stranded in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh because they can’t return …

Why I Became An Aid Worker ?

Why I Became an Aid Worker

Shirin Aktar had her very first, and temporary, contract with UNHCR in 2001, interviewing Rohingya families who fled from Myanmar. She came on board full-time in 2007, and has since also worked with Rohingya refugees in Thailand in addition to her native Bangladesh. Helping them, she says, is a privilege, even though being an aid …

These Rohingya Women Survived a Massacre (

These Rohingya Women Survived a Massacre

These Rohingya women survived to tell the tale of a brutal massacre that Myanmar’s army carried out in their village. Myanmar’s army entered the village of Tula Toli on Aug. 30, 2017, and carried out systematic killings, and rape of several hundred Rohingya Muslims. These killings took place even after assurance from Myanmar’s government that there were …

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We Do It for Fun, They Do It for Survival

Have you imagined before that the little things you do for fun just like swimming or hiking, other people do for survival? After watching this video you’ll get to know how hard life is for Rohingya refugees. According to a UN report, the Burmese Rohingya Muslims are recognized as one of the world’s most persecuted minorities, stateless …

Rohingya Refugees - Tragic Photos of the Desperate Journey

A collection of tragic photos of the Rohingya Muslims on their journey fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh was published by Time magazine.  The photos were captured by Kevin Faryer, a Getty Images photographer based in Bejine. Being an eyewitness himself, Faryer describes the desperate journey as follows: The boats usually arrive at night because it’s safer in …

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Left out in the Cold: Winter Adds to Rohingya Suffering

As winter unfolds, more than 620,000 Rohingya refugees are encountering freezing temperatures. Most of them are surviving in tents or makeshift shelters at the Bangladeshi borders with little infrastructure to support them. They are in dire need of blankets and winter clothing in addition to adequate healthcare, medicine and other essentials while preparing for their journey back home. In its official page, …



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