On World Refugee Day, a respected Bangladeshi academic speaks out against his country's policy of denying refuge to Rohingya people fleeing violence in Western Burma.
As Burma census approaches, a PHR report detailing arbitrary arrests of Burmese refugees in Bangladesh gives evidence of Burmese people who are not recognized as citizens.
As reported by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, PHR report details widespread famine in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer and Washington Director, will be honored by the Stewart Mott Foundation and the Open Society Foundation for his contributions to human rights.
Cambridge, MA — Stateless refugees from Burma face death from starvation and disease in makeshift camps because the government of Bangladesh denies them access to humanitarian aid, warns a team of health researchers from Physicians for Human Rights who just returned from the region.