Rohingya refugees
Rohingya refugees Forgotten Rohingyas mark fifth year of mass exodus 

Close to 750,000 Rohingyas fled due to the ethnic cleansing campaign, the majority of whom are now living in camps in Bangladesh

Report: poor and marginalized especially hit by US COVID-19 death toll and other stories

Today we look at a report on COVID-19’s impact on existing disparities in the US, a hunger strike by imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, and more

Major fire leaves 5,000 Rohingya refugees homeless in Bangladesh’s Cox Bazar

At least two children including a six-year-old boy were burnt alive in the devastating fire that destroyed over 400 makeshift houses in the Kutupalong refugee camp. This was the sixth major fire incident reported from Bangladesh’s Cox Bazar this year

US holds talks with President Nicolás Maduro amid energy crisis and other stories

Today we look at the meeting between Venezuelan President Maduro with US officials, the killing of a leader of South Africa’s shack dwellers’ movement, and more

Myanmar violence Violent clashes and displacement of people continue in Myanmar

In the latest cycle of violence, the junta forces torched over 100 buildings in the Chin State town of Thantlang. Activists and lawyers have also raised concerns that the measures taken by the military to cement its authoritarian control of online spaces will deepen surveillance in the country

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Massive fire renders thousands of Rohingya refugees homeless in Bangladesh

As many as 5,000 refugees have again become homeless after a massive fire damaged the congested Camp 16 in Cox’s Bazar. At least 1,200 makeshift houses made of bamboo and tarpaulin were destroyed

2020 was the deadliest year for refugees on the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal, says report

Over 200 Rohingya refugees who took to the seas in 2020 died or went missing, according to a report by the UNHRC, the UN Refugee Agency. The number of women and children making such trips has increased

Dispatches from India: Left Ascendant in Kerala

In this episode we look at the upcoming elections in the States of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and the prospects of the ruling parties. We also take a look at the fate of children from the Rohingya community in Jammu, whose education has been disrupted

Rohingya refugees detained in Jammu face deportation threat and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the recent detention of Rohingya refugees in the Jammu region, the “Bloody Sunday” raids by security forces in the Philippines, the continued persecution of pro-democracy protesters in Thailand, and the broader context of the recent electricity blackout in the state of Texas

Thousands of Rohingya refugees relocated

The Bangladesh government has shifted the Rohingya refugees who were forced to flee from their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine province due to state-sponsored persecution and attacks against them

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Bangladesh government relocates hundreds of Rohingya refugees to remote Island 

So far over 3,400 refugees have been sent to the island of Bhasan Char, located in the Meghna river’s estuary, 40 miles away from the mainland. Critics say the island is prone to flooding

Reports chronicle continuing violence and discrimination against Rohingya community

Violence against the persecuted Rohingya minority community has persisted despite demands to Myanmar state authorities to ensure their safety