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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Myanmar pardons 33 Bangladeshis

Thirty-three Bangladesh nationals have secured Myanmar President’s clemency as they were jailed in Myanmar for their illegal entry into the neighboring – Myanmar, according to diplomat source.

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Six refugees injured in lightning strikes at Balukhali camp

Six unofficial Rohingya refugees, including women, children and men were injured in lightning strikes at new Balukhali makeshift camp on June 7, Jafar, a refugee from the camp said.
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Refugees face difficulties to repair huts

Mostly unofficial Rohingya refugees are facing problems and difficulties to repair their huts due to financial crisis, Rahamat Ullah from Balukhali makeshift camp said. Continue reading

No safe for refugee in Bangladesh border

Local goons from Ali Khali under Teknaf police station attempt to attack for money or valuable things on May 23, Rahaman, a refugee from Nayapara camp.
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President and Prime Minister urge Myanmar to settle Rohingya issue

President Abdul Hamid urged the outgoing Myanmar Ambassador in Dhaka Myo Myint Than to convey the message to his government to repatriate the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh when the ambassador made a farewell call on him at Bangabhaban, on May 11 at afternoon, according to press release, government office.

Abul Hamid, the president of Bangladesh

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Bangladesh detains over a dozen Rohingya headed to Malaysia

Bangladeshi security forces have detained more than a dozen members of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslim community and two men accused of attempting to smuggle them into Malaysia by boat on May 9, said the Office-in-Charge (OC), Mainuddin Khan from Teknaf police station.

Rohingya and boat people

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