Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

Sri Lankan coast guards seizes Indian vessel with Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim refugees

Sri Lanka rescues 30 Rohingya aboard Indian boat

Sri Lanka's coastguard Sunday detained an Indian boat which had illegally entered the island's territorial waters and rescued 30 Rohingya refugees including 16 children who were on board, an official said. The dhow operated by...
Myanmar border guards stand inside the Kyee Ken Pyin police border guard post near Maungdaw town

Don’t blame the NLD for problems in Rakhine State

The National League for Democracy government has been working to resolve the situation in Rakhine State since soon after taking office and criticism of its efforts by the international community is unfair. IN A widely...
We are facing from water crisis in every summer season and also getting one pot or two pots of water once from INGO supplied twice a day

Water crisis in Bangladesh refugee camps

Burmese Rohingya refugees have been facing an acute water crisis in Nayapara official and unregistered Leda (Tal) camps recently, Hussain Ahamed, a refugee from Nayapara camp said. During the summer season, the water dam of...
The Myanmar delegation said the resolution was “not acceptable”. The decision poses a huge problem for the National League for Democracy government

Myanmar: Buddhist monks forces closure of 2 Muslim schools

YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Fearing violence, two Muslim religious schools in Myanmar’s largest city were closed after an anti-Muslim Buddhist mob claimed they were being operated as mosques, a police source said Saturday. More than 100...

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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...