Refugee camp

Murders Leave Rohingya Camps Gripped by Fear

AFP - A spate of bloody killings is fuelling unease in the Rohingya camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, where overstretched police are struggling to protect nearly a million traumatised refugees from violent gangs.

Just 1,000 police officers guard the labyrinthine shanties that make up the giant camps and authorities want to more than double the force in the wake of the murders.

Violent brawl leaves eight hurt at Moria migrant camp on Lesvos

Greek police say eight people were slightly hurt and 19 were arrested following a violent brawl at a refugee camp on the island of Lesvos.

A police official said Tuesday three tents were also set ablaze during the fracas at the Moria refugee camp.

Police stepped in to quell the feud between rival groups that began late Monday and lasted for several hours.

12 People Died After Elephants Ran Over a Refugee Camp

The elephants were stressed because the refugee camp blocked one of the routes that the animals have been using for centuries.

Twelve refugees were killed after frightened elephants ran over one of the largest refugee camps in the world, the BBC reported.

The animals destroyed many of the homes in a Bangkish camp in Bangladesh.