Some Hindu nationalists called the Rohingya terrorists and shared videos on the social network in which the leader of India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party vowed to expel the minority group and other Muslim “termites.”
Raquibul Amin, Bangladesh representative for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), said as a quick fix in February 2018 they built 95 towers and trained a team to watch, raise the alarm and guide elephants out of camps.
One year since 700,000 Rohingyas fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar security forces in Rakhine state, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) gave a bleak assessment of the outlook for children on either side of the border.
The aid will help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh receive maternal, neonatal, infant, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services, reproductive healthcare and family planning support, the World Bank said.
Buddhist-majority Myanmar does not recognise the Rohingya as an indigenous ethnic group and refers to them as "Bengalis", a term they reject as it implies they are interlopers from Bangladesh, despite a long history in the country.
About 422,000 refugees from Myanmar have poured into Bangladesh since August 25, 2017. Attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts triggered an offensive response by Myanmar army that has led to this humanitarian crisis. Indian Express’ Praveen Swami reports on the emerging security nightmare from the Myanmar-Bangladesh border.