• Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00:00
    Crying out for help
    As the most one million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh spend their first Ramadan away from home, UNHCR and its partners appeal for support from Thais
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar refugees returning from Thailand but Rakhine still out of bounds: UN Refugee Agency 
    THAILAND has repatriated nearly 100 mostly Karen and Karenni refugees to Myanmar from border camps in Tak and Mae Hong Son provinces, where they had fled conflict between the Myanmar military and armed ethnic groups over the past three decades.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 12:14:48
    Third Myanmar refugee group repatriated
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday repatriated a third group of 19 Myanmar refugees in five families.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 11:42:20
    First Myanmar refugees repatriated since 2016
    Thai authorities in the North are seeking our more Myanmar refugees willing to be repatriated following the return on Monday of 73 people from 23 families, a source at a Tak refugee camp said.
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 15:49:13
    Rohingya will be safe in areas 'designated' for them: Myanmar army chief
    Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar will be safe as long as they stay in the model villages built for them, the country's army chief has said, renewing fears they will be kept in settlements indefinitely.
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  • Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00:00
    A Nobel Prize for Trump and Kim is no joke
    Coral, one of the top British bookmakers, has Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un as favourites – at 2/1 odds – to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year. They’re ahead of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Saudi activist Raif Badawi, Pope Francis and other potential winners.
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 16:21:40
    UN Security Council team visits Rohingya in Bangladesh camps
    A UN Security Council team visited Rohingya refugees trapped in the no man's land along the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar Sunday, as it weighs its response to one of the world's worst refugee crises.
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  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:15:32
    Report on Myanmar Karen crisis blocked in Chiang Mai
    Thai authorities on Wednesday blocked the unveiling in Chiang Mai of a report on the Myanmar-Karen peace process and the status of refugees in Thailand, according to an organiser.
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  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 11:34:11
    First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar: government
    Myanmar's government said it repatriated on Saturday the first family of Rohingya out of some 700,000 refugees who fled to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military campaign, despite UN warnings that a safe return is not yet possible.
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  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:37:01
    Myanmar minister to visit Rohingya camps in Bangladesh
    Dhaka - A Myanmar minister will tour camps for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an official said Wednesday, the first such visit since Myanmar's army drove nearly 700,000 members of the Muslim minority over the border.
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  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Another wave of despair
    More Rohingya refugees like those who stopped in Thailand on Sunday can be expected until their worries are set to rest
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    UN voices concern after Thai authorities force Rohingya back to sea
    THE UNITED NATIONS High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) yesterday voiced concern over the flight of 56 Rohingya boat people who landed in Thailand on Sunday and were pushed by Thai security authorities to again set sail onto the Andaman Sea with the hope of eventually landing in Malaysia.
  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 03:00:00
    Rohingya boat marks new exodus
    56 refugees land in Thailand as crisis and crowded camps prompt risky journeys.
  • Sun, 01 Apr 2018 15:35:27
    Boat carrying Rohingya stops on Thai island: official
    A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya refugees trying to reach Malaysia briefly stopped on a Thai island, an official said Sunday, as fears grow about overcrowded camps for the stateless minority fleeing violence in Myanmar.
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:15:50
    Riverside residents and refugees join forces to oppose Salween dams
    More than 800 Thai and Karen residents living close to the Salween River in Mae Sariang of Mae Hong Son province and the Ituta refugee camp in Myanmar’s Karen State jointly held a “No-Dam” campaign on Wednesday.
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