Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

A Myanmar navy vessel escorting the Nautical Aliya ship that is heading to the Yangon port, in Myanmar waters in the Andaman Sea, February 7, 2017

Myanmar navy reconnaissance ship escorts Nautical Aliya to Yangon

ON BOARD THE NAUTICAL ALIYA IN MYANMAR WATERS, Feb 7 — A Malaysian food flotilla to Myanmar in aid of the Rohingya community is looking forward to a smooth passage to Yangon. The ‘Nautical Aliya’...
Kapten kapal Nautical Aliya, kapten Mohd Firdaus Faisal Mohamad (tiga dari kanan) bersama krew kapal Nautical Aliya ketika memantau Kapal tentera laut Myanmar mengiringi kapal Nautical Aliya ketika berada di perairan laut Myanmar di Program Misi Food Flotilla For Myanmar

Bangladesh says no to Nautical Aliya landing in Teknaf, suggests alternative ports

ANDAMAN SEA: In the latest turn of events, now it seems that the Food Flottila for Myanmar mission on Nautical Aliya will not be able to dock at Teknaf in Bangladesh. The disappointing news...
Abdul Azeez (left) is briefed by the Nautical Aliya's crane operator Johnson anak Chundang.

Rohingya aid ship’s Yangon arrival delayed by one day

ANDAMAN SEA: Strong water currents and winds will delay the Rohingya aid ship's arrival in Yangon by at least one day, mission organisers said. Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim said the vessel, Nautical Aliya,...

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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...