Daily Archives: November 21, 2016

Rohingya and the forces of Genocide

By Haroon Yousuf, France, The Stateless Rohingya (TSR) Article Rohingya are an indigenous people of Kingdom of Arakan. After the Burmese occupation from 1784 to 1826, British had ruled Burma with the merge of independent...
Myanmar police officers patrolling Maungdaw in Rakhine State

Aung San Suu Kyi criticised as Myanmar denies army killed Rohingya Muslims fleeing Rakhine

Yangon: Myanmar's government on Friday rejected accusations by minority Rohingya Muslims that the military has killed residents fleeing the conflict in the north-west of the country in which at least 86 people have been...
Bangladeshi activists protest

Bangladesh on alert as military crackdown in Myanmar stokes fears of Rohingya Muslims influx

The Bangladeshi government, anticipating further influx of Rohingya Muslims, has ordered its border and coast guards and local administration to heighten their vigilance along its border with Myanmar. After a high-level meeting, Bangladeshi Home Minister...
Three Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar: HRW

Three Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar: HRW

Citing satellite imagery, Human Rights Watch says more than 400 buildings destroyed in the restive Rakhine State. Satellite images showing the three villages in Myanmar where hundreds of buildings have been burned in recent weeks....

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Professor Abdur Rob Khan

‘Bilateral approach without powerful underwriting will not solve the Rohingya crisis’

Professor Abdur Rob Khan, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, North South University, talks to The Daily Star’s Naznin Tithi about the present...
Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October 15, 2018 photo. (AFP)

Moving Rohingya to Bashan Char is not the solution

  Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October...
Sheikh Hasina talking before the UN General Assembly

Rohingya support Bangladeshi leader’s proposal to end crisis

A proposal by Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the United Nations for resolving the Rohingya refugee crisis has been hailed by the Muslim...
The Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, is seen last fall. A Cabinet minister says authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion. | AP

Bangladesh to fence in over 30 Rohingya refugee camps to halt their sprawl

ASIA PACIFIC / SOCIAL ISSUES DHAKA – Authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion, a...
Rohingya refugees at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, April 24, 2019 (AP photo).

Rohingya Refugees Risk Going Back to Another Genocide in Myanmar

Myanmar’s government is pushing for the more than 1 million Rohingya refugees currently in Bangladesh to start returning to the country, in an effort...