Ongoing tensions and violence continue to cause new displacement in certain areas in Bangladesh. Access to land rights must be guaranteed to help displaced minorities reach durable solutions.
Focusing on Myanmar, IDMC’s Regional Analyst highlights challenges facing IDPs in Rakhine, Kachin and northern Shan states and the south-east.
At the UN Human Rights Council, IDMC asks why recommendations adopted by Sri Lanka on IDPs have yet to be implemented.
On the occasion of Sri Lanka's Independence Day, 90,000 people still displaced in the country’s north and east may be in no mood to rejoice. With the UN Human Rights Council set to review Sri Lanka’s human rights record in March 2014, IDMC explains why the concerns of those displaced during the civil war must be top of the agenda.
As Cyclone Mahasen makes landfall, one million Bangladeshis are ordered to evacuate and Myanmar’s most vulnerable, those who have already fled violence in the north-west, are forced to flee yet again.