UN expert wants scrutiny of conditions at Bhasan Char

An estimated 1,642 Rohingya were moved to the flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal before the UN could assess the safety of the refugees. A United Nations human rights expert has called for an independent assessment on the conditions at Bhasan

Lone children among hundreds in Malaysia immigration detention

In December, Rafiullah’s fears were realised when his 14-year-old nephew was caught trying to enter Malaysia on foot and detained. The boy is now among 756 children Malaysia’s home minister reported to be in immigration detention across the country as of October

Bangladesh ships Rohingya to remote island despite outcry

Refugees and humanitarian workers say some of the refugees had been coerced into going to the flood-prone island of Bhashan Char. More than 1,600 Rohingya refugees sailed on Friday from Bangladesh’s southern port of Chittagong for the remote island of Bhasan Char in