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Posts Tagged ‘Arakan Project’ (2 found)

Tens of Thousands of Rohingyas from Burma at Risk of Starvation in an Unprecedented Crackdown in Bangladesh

A new report released today by The Arakan Project states that an unprecedented crackdown by the Bangladesh government on Rohingyas from Burma is creating a grave humanitarian crisis for tens of thousands of refugees.  The report “Unregistered Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: Crackdown, forced displacement and hunger” calls on the Bangladesh authorities to immediately cease mass […]

February 16, 2010  •  By Arakan Project  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Unregistered Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: Crackdown, forced displacement and hunger

An unprecedented crackdown by Bangladesh law enforcement agencies against unregistered Rohingya refugees who had settled outside the two official refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar District started on 2 January 2010. More than 500 Rohingyas were subsequently arrested in January and the crackdown continues. Some of those arrested were pushed back across the Burmese border and […]

February 11, 2010  •  By Arakan Project  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤