Painfully estranged from their homeland, the holy month stirs up memories of harmony and festivity for one of the world’s most persecuted peoples.
A US-based Muslim advocacy group filed a court petition against the social media giant on Thursday, claiming the company has failed to police derogatory anti-Muslim content.
The persecuted Muslim group doesn’t have a Rohingya translation of Islam’s holiest book.
The UN, aid groups and Rohingya leaders said the fences erected by the military hampered rescue work and caused injuries during Monday’s 12-hour blaze in the maze that killed at least 15 people and left nearly 50,000 homeless.
Blaze at Cox’s Bazar on Monday killed at least 15 people, leaving 400 others missing and 45,000 more homeless as it ripped through their flimsy bamboo-and-tarpaulin shelters, UN Refugee Agency said.
Officials said the fire apparently started in one of the 34 camps - which span about 8,000 acres of land - before spreading to three other camps, with refugees fleeing the shanties in the Cox's Bazar district.
India’s recent crackdown on Rohingyas has forced them to uproot their makeshift homes once again.
Military accuses ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi of accepting illegal payments worth $600,000 as well as gold, while nine people are killed during protests against the coup.
Even though international law acknowledges that states are each other’s equals, the reality is some states are more equal than others.
The statement from Bangladesh's foreign minister comes after India's coast guard found a boat adrift in the Andaman Sea carrying scores of Rohingya refugees, including eight who had died.
Bangladesh government wants to move more than 100,000 Rohingya people from makeshift camps in its southeastern border, where around a million of the Muslim minority live in dire conditions after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar in 2017.
Bangladesh is hosting more than a million Rohingya Muslims at cramped makeshift camps in Cox’s Bazar, which is considered the world’s largest refugee settlement. Most came here after fleeing violence following a military crackdown in Myanmar in 2017.
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