Myanmar’s renewed war sends tens of thousands fleeing to forests

REUTERS | Published: June 17, 2021 15:31:26 | Updated: June 18, 2021 16:48:18 Some camps dotted in the forest have a few dozen people, some more than a thousand. The displaced sleep packed together under plastic sheeting for protection from Myanmar’s monsoon rains. Food is short and there are signs of disease spreading, according to […]

Bangladesh sends third group of Rohingya refugees to island

A Rohingya refugee child carries a younger child and walks to board a naval vessel to be relocated to to the island of Bhasan Char

Authorities in Bangladesh have sent a third group of Rohingya refugees to a newly developed island in the Bay of Bengal despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process. The government insists the relocation plan is meant to offer better living conditions while attempts to repatriate more than 1 million refugees […]