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A Visit To A Refugee Camp, Where Rohingya Are Living In Sordid Conditions

Added: 22.10.2017 23:29 | 20 views | 0 comments

Almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh since August to escape persecution and what some are calling ethnic cleansing. Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times recently returned from a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh and tells NPR's Lakshmi Singh what he witnessed. ADVISORY: This interview contains graphic language.


Exclusive: Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

Added: 22.10.2017 10:31 | 6 views | 0 comments

Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and plans seen by Reuters.


Shannon nears senior call with 90-run knock

Added: 21.10.2017 16:45 | 5 views | 0 comments

James Shannon threw his hat in the ring for promotion to the senior team with a fine innings of 90 in Sylhet yesterday as well as giving the Ireland Wolves the sniff of a chance of pulling off what would be a remarkable victory against Bangladesh A.


Photographer Documenting Rohingya Crisis Describes The Images That Stayed With Him

Added: 21.10.2017 13:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

British photographer and writer Tommy Trenchard covered the Rohingya refugee crisis as people flooded into Bangladesh from Myanmar.


Rohingya crisis: US lawmakers calls for 'tangible actions' against Myanmar's military

Added: 21.10.2017 5:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

A bipartisan group of 21 American Senators have called for sanctions against Myanmar and suspension of military aid in the wake of more than 500,000 Rohingyas fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh due to alleged human rights violations by the security forces.


Poison purifiers

Added: 20.10.2017 12:59 | 15 views | 0 comments

The social entrepreneurs innovating a clean water solution for Bangladesh's arsenic poisoning crisis


Pollution Associated With One in Six Deaths Worldwide

Added: 20.10.2017 3:51 | 27 views | 0 comments

A new report in The Lancet says that pollution can be linked to nine million deaths around the world during 2015, according to BBC News. Almost all of those deaths happened in low- and middle-income countries, where pollution made up a quarter of deaths. Air pollution had some of the largest impacts, comprising two-thirds of the deaths from pollution, with Bangladesh and Somalia being some of the worst countries affected. Brunei and Sweden had the lowest numbers of pollution-related deaths. Many of the deceased suffered from non-infectious diseases that are linked to pollution, including heart disease, lung cancer, or stroke. "Pollution is much more than an environmental challenge - it is a...

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Rohingya children in dire state: UNICEF

Added: 20.10.2017 3:46 | 22 views | 0 comments

Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food, clean water and health care, the United Nations Children's Fund says.


Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia appears before Dhaka court; gets bail

Added: 19.10.2017 17:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Bail was granted on conditions that she would inform the court before leaving the country in future.


In the footsteps of a Rohingya refugee - In 360 degrees

Added: 19.10.2017 5:42 | 8 views | 0 comments

Follow the Rohingya on their arduous escape from massacres at the hands of Myanmar's army to refugee camps in Bangladesh


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