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Thousands of Rohingya Refugees Moved to Safer Ground As Monsoon Arrives in Bangladesh

*** Rohingya refugees brace for monsoon deluge in Bangladesh camps that sprawl near the border with Myanmar. *** There has been a desperate effort to make ready for the coming cyclone and monsoon season. But the almost 900,000 refugees in these camps remain very vulnerable. *** “We recognize the dangers that everyone in the camps will face when the worst weather arrives” May 18, 2018 (DESPARDES) — Almost 12,000 Rohingya refugees have now been moved to safer ground by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, as storms continue to lash southernRead More


OIC Foreign Ministers Meet in Dhaka With Focus On Rohingya Muslims Issue

May 5, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Foreign ministers of OIC member countries are in Bangladesh capital Dhaka and likely to discuss in a meeting sustainable repatriation of forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals to their home in Rakhine. The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation is holding the 45th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers — its highest policy making body in the Bangladeshi capital on May 5 and 6. The theme of the meeting is “Islamic Values for Sustainable Peace, Solidarity and Development”. The Ministers will focus on the issue of theRead More