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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Turkey, the Rohingya crisis and Erdoğan's ambitions to be a global Muslim leader

MENAFN 
Author: Simon P. Watmough 





(MENAFN - The Conversation) The emerging humanitarian crisis that has been rocking Myanmar - where an estimated 370,000 Rohingyahave been forced out of the country– has prompted broadinternational condemnation . But so far it has translated intolittle concrete action .

United Nations (UN) human rights chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein has called the Rohingya's plight a'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'following a similarstatement from UN Secretary General António Guterres . While Western countries have been slow and hesitant to respond, leaders of Muslim-majority countries – particularly Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Pakistan – have sought to place as much international pressure as possible onthe Myanmar government .

Saturday, July 6, 2019

PM returns home from China

The Daily Star
July 07, 2019
Unb, Dhaka
China’s Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui bid farewell to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Beijing Capital International Airport yesterday. Hasina returned home wrapping up her five-day trip. Photo: PID 


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home yesterday concluding her five-day official visit to China.

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the PM and her entourage touched down at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 1:40pm.

During her visit, Hasina attended the annual meeting of World Economic Forum in Dalian on July 2. She held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday and Saturday.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

PM Prayuth calls to expedite probe, provide aid for Rohingyas stranded in Satun

FMT
Bernama
June 13, 2019
A Rohingya woman and her baby are detained in a police station in Rawi Island, Thailand after they were found on a fishing boat bound for Malaysia. (Reuters pic)


BANGKOK:Thailand prime minister General Prayuth Chan o-cha has instructed relevant authorities to expedite investigations on a group of 65 Rohingyas stranded at Rawi Island off the coast of Satun in southern Thailand on Tuesday. 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Turkish agency aids Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

Muhammed Enes Can 
ISTANBUL 
06.06.2019 
 

Poor families living in refugee camps provided with passenger, cargo carrier vehicles, sewing machines
( Safvan Allahverdi - Anadolu Ajansı )

A Turkish humanitarian aid group has distributed aid to oppressed Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Sadakatasi Association facilitates refugees living in camps to earn a living.

A total of 400 sewing machines, 60 passenger vehicles and 30 cargo vehicles were delivered to refugee families.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Canada to give $100m aid for Rohingya crisis

The Daily Star
May 22, 2019

 

In this AFP file photo taken on November 26, 2017, Rohingya refugees walk down a hillside in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

Canada has announced almost US $100 million in humanitarian aid for the Rohingyas currently sheltered in Bangladesh’s refugee camps.

Kamal Khera, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s minister of international development, announced the aid today, said a press release today.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

UN urges int’l help for 1.2m Rohingyas

The Daily Star
April 27, 2019


UN under-secretary gen, IOM, UNHCR chiefs make the call, reiterate need for safe, sustainable return of refugees

Top UN agency leaders have asked the international community to continue supporting the critical needs of 1.2 million people, Rohingya refugees and their local host communities, in south-eastern Bangladesh.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Turkish agency sends food to 1,012 Rohingya families



Md. Kamruzzaman   | 18.04.2019
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh 

Some 5,000 families will receive food items in five phases this month


The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) distributed food items Wednesday to 1,012 Rohingya refugee families living in makeshift camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Rakhine aid access ban leaves 95,000 lacking basic services, say INGOs

Frontier
MYANMAR
 By FRONTIER
Tuesday, April 02, 2019


The fighting has worsened an already precarious situation in Rakhine, the statement said. (Steve Tickner | Frontier)

YANGON — Nearly 100,000 people in Rakhine State are unable to access essential services because of a ban on aid organisations entering townships affected by fighting between the Tatmadaw and the Arakan Army, humanitarian groups have warned in a joint statement.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Aid for Rohingya costing taxpayers millions, says foreign minister

FMT News
Minderjeet Kaur
March 26, 2019 1:03 P

Rohingya refugees in a camp at Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh. (Bernama pic)

GOMBAK: Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says the government is committed to supporting displaced Rohingya refugees but warns that humanitarian aid is costing millions in taxpayers’ money.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

NGOs not using funds properly, says govt

theindepedent  
Foreign aid for Rohingyas
Deepak Acharjee, Dhaka
14 March, 2019  


Chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Law and Order, AKM Mozammel Haque, has said that they have asked the authorities concerned to monitor the activities of non-government organisations (NGOs) working among the Rohingyas at Cox’s Bazar.

RM300,000 education aid for Rohingyas

NEW 
STRAITSTIMES
By NST - March 13, 2019 @ 8:54am


THE Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, through the United Arab Emirates (UAE) embassy in Malaysia, presented education aid worth RM300,000 to students from the Rohingya community living in Malaysia yesterday.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Japan to give $32.5m for Rohingyas

The Daily Star
February 26, 2019
In this AFP file photo taken on November 26, 2017, Rohingya refugees walk down a hillside in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
 
Japan has decided to give US $32.5 million for the Rohingya refugees sheltered in Bangladesh due to persecution in Myanmar.

Japanese government took the decision for additional support to the refugees on February 7, said a press release of Japan embassy in Dhaka.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Malaysian Diplomats Extend Aid to Rohingya In Delhi.

BERNAMA
21/02/2019
By Shakir Husain


Bernama's correspondent in New Delhi Shakir Husain shares his take on the happenings in India.



NEW DELHI (Bernama) -- Shabbily dressed and barefoot children extended their little hands to receive packets of biscuits while women gathered to receive bags of foodstuffs.


Sunday, February 17, 2019

Aid for Rohingyas: US, EU pledge $87m fund

The Daily Star
February 18, 2019
 
                                                Reuters file photo

Staff Correspondent
The United States and European Union have announced additional funding of $60 million and €24 million ($27 million) respectively as humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya refugees.

The announcement came at the launch of the 2019 UN Joint Response Plan for Bangladesh in Geneva on February 15.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Switzerland provides additional 10 million francs for Rohingya refugees

reliefweb 
Government of Switzerland
Published on 15 Feb 2019 — View Original

Press release, 15.02.2019

In 2019, Switzerland will provide CHF 10 million and deploy experts from the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA) to help tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh. The humanitarian crisis in eastern Bangladesh, a region that has taken in large numbers refugees, remains acute. The international Joint Response Plan seeks to raise USD 920 million to meet basic needs.

Friday, February 15, 2019

UN seeks $920m to support Rohingya refugees in 2019

AL JAZEERA
15th February 2019

More than half the money is earmarked for critical aid including food, water, sanitation and shelter.
Rohingya refugee children at the Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh [File: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/ Reuters]

The United Nations, aid agencies and NGO partners have said they need $920 million this year to support more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees who fled their homes in Myanmar in the wake of a brutal military crackdown in 2017 and are now living in sprawling camps in Bangladesh.

Rohingya Urgently Need Relief, but is World Willing to Make an Effort?

THE GLOBAL POST
by Vincent Auger, February 13, 2019 in Opinion
Eighteen months after being driven from their homes in Myanmar by what U.N. officials described as a campaign of genocidal violence by the military, the situation facing Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh remains perilous. Hundreds of thousands of people live in camps (the camp in Kutupalong alone houses more than 600,000 people), relying on aid from the World Food Program and help from the government of Bangladesh.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Briefing: How the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh is changing

IRIN
BANGKOK, 13 February 2019
Young Rohingya refugees play at Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia on 4 February 2019. CREDIT: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP)
Aid groups and authorities in Bangladesh are preparing to ask for more than $900 million in donor funding to help Rohingya refugees in the sprawling refugee settlements of southern Bangladesh.

But nearly 18 months after 700,000 Rohingya fled a violent military crackdown in Myanmar in August 2017, the aid sector finds itself shifting from emergency response to dealing with a protracted crisis.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Foreign minister seeks Vietnam's assistance

Diplomatic Correspondent 
January 30, 2019





Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday said Bangladesh is committed to the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees to their homeland as soon as Myanmar creates a conducive environment for their safe return.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Japan aid for Bangladeshi farmers, Rohingyas

Japan today contributed US $5 million to support Bangladeshi smallholder farmers and Rohingya community sheltered in the country.
The country has signed an agreement with United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), said a press release issued from WFP in Dhaka.
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