Rohingya refugees at the Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar. Photo: UCAN/Stephan Uttom
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Covid-19 panic in Rohingya refugee camp

DHAKA (UCAN) Fear has gripped the Rohingya refugee community in a camp in Cox’s Bazar,…

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Rohingya refugees play football at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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Coronavirus fear runs high in Rohingya refugee camps

DHAKA (UCAN): Afzal Rahman and his family have been passing fearful days and nights since…

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Conditions ‘not right’ for Rohingya return to Myanmar

MANDALAY (UCAN): United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has said conditions are…

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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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