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Opening doors to Rohingyas: duty, not charity

New Age

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.

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Burma: Census Risks Marginalising Rohingya


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.

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BANGLADESH: Jaheda Begum: “I can’t feed my family”

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

As reported by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, PHR report details widespread famine in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh.

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Hans Hogrefe to be Honored for Contributions to Human Rights


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.

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Press Release

Persecuted in Two Countries, Burmese Refugees Face Starvation in Bangladesh Camps


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.

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