Daily Archives: February 14, 2017

US Consul for Medan confirmed the transfer of Rohingya refugees to America

US accepts Rohingya refugees from Indonesia

In crisis -- In this Dec. 2, 2016 photo, Mohsena Begum, a Rohingya who escaped to Bangladesh from Myanmar, holds her child and sits at the entrance of a room of an unregistered refugee...
A Hindu nationalist political party has launched a systematic campaign calling for the expulsion of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya refugees from Jammu and Kashmir

Qatar- Hindu party targets Rohingya in Jammu-Kashmir campaign

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir: A Hindu nationalist political party has launched a systematic campaign calling for the expulsion of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya refugees from Jammu and Kashmir, terming their presence in the region an...
An anti-Rohingya hardline Buddhist group, together with Buddhist monks, rally outside Yangon's Thilawa port as the Malaysian ship carrying relief aid for Rohingya Muslim minority arrives on February 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

Myanmar sentences Muslim Rohingya man to death

Myanmar's authorities have sentenced a man belonging to the Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority to death for his alleged role in a deadly raid on border police posts, an incident that triggered a fierce military...
he RSO split again in 1986, giving rise to the Arakan Rohingya Islamic Front (ARIF) splinter; in 1998, the two groups formed a loose alliance

Are terrorists infiltrating Rakhine state?

Muslims have been living in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, along the Bay of Bengal, since as early as 11th century and they grew significantly in the 15th; but they are now living there amid persistent...

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‘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...