Founder Dr. Cynthia Maung vows to continue serving border, migrant communities at Mae Sot health center despite funding challenges.
Rohingya refugees in Kutupalong camp, near Cox’s Bazar, gathered for World Refugee Day on Thursday, chanting “no more refugee life, we want to return to our homeland.”
Refugees in Cox’s Bazar criticize UN, ASEAN for not including them in discussions on return process.
Amid crackdowns on illegal sea journeys, Rohingya women and girls are being trained and given fake documents to secure Bangladeshi passports for flight to a third country.
Karen Women Organization head Naw K’nyaw Paw discusses her work and her remaining goals after becoming the 3rd Myanmar recipient of the International Women of Courage Award.
Displaced people at increased risk as Army, EAOs build up forces near the camps along the Thai border, advocacy groups say.
ARSA has denounced a report by the International Crisis Group claiming its militants are using fear and violence to gain control in the camps.
The future for many, if not most, of them is not in Rakhine State. Rather, it is in the burgeoning cities of South and Southeast Asia, and for some in the West.
Sick children are among the group, who lack food and shelter; they claim Tatmadaw torched their homes, aid worker says.
The refugees, mostly from Bangladesh, are being given rights to government and private land where they have lived in settlement colonies for years.
Some 31,000 Myanmar refugees in Mae La camp on the Thai side of the border are stuck in limbo without freedom of movement or permission to work.
Bangladesh border police vow tighter security as rights groups slam Indian crackdown
Repatriation and relocation programs are likely to be revisited after year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official says.
The UNHCR announced in June that refugee protection for the Chin community in Malaysia would be gradually phased out, stating that their homeland in Myanmar was safe for return.
Some 2,000 residents of 7 villages sheltering in monasteries, churches as RCSS, SSPP fight over territory