A fishing boat on the Naf River, which connects with the Bay of Bengal area of Cox’s Bazar on the Bangladeshi coast. Photo: UCAN/Stephan Uttom
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Boat tragedy sparks fresh Rohingya trafficking alarm

DHAKA (UCAN): The capsizing of a boat in the Bay of Bengal that killed 15…

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A Rohingya woman who says she was beaten and burned by soldiers in Myanmar in 2017. Photo: CNS/Reuter
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International court tells Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

MANDALAY (UCAN): The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, the United Nations’ (UN)…

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Genocide denial frustrates Rohingya refugees

DHAKA (UCAN): Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have dismissed a recent report submitted by a government-established…

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Rohingya refugees enter Bangladesh from Myanmar in 2017. File photo: UCAN/ by Stephan Uttom
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Double slap for Rohingya refugees at the close of 2019

It has been two years since Abdul Kalam fled his village home in Myanmar’s Rakhine…

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No light in the darkness for Aung San Suu Kyi

by Rock Ronald Rozario Myanmar and its civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, are in…

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