Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

OPINION: Aung San Suu Kyi, The World is Watching Your Treatment of Religious Freedom

OPINION: Aung San Suu Kyi, The World is Watching Your Treatment of Religious Freedom

The international community won’t accept inaction or excuses from the Aung San Suu Kyi-led government this time. Ward-level officials' threats to charge and prosecute Muslims who organized and participated in a public prayer session on...
in aid for cyclone victims

Denmark, Canada announce Tk 4.8 million in aid for cyclone victims

Denmark and Canada are providing Tk 4.8 million in aid to the victims of Cyclone Mora in Bangladesh. The Danish government gave Tk 3.6 million to the International Organisation for Migration as disaster relief to...
Myanmar citizens caught selling Rohingya children

Myanmar citizens caught selling Rohingya children for $300

Malaysian police rescued 11 Rohingya human trafficking victims in a Kuala Lumpur raid on Saturday morning. The victims – nine of them children – were being held in a “confined space” by six other...
Villagers evacuate to cyclone shelters in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh

UN agencies call for urgent aid for cyclone-hit communities

The UN agencies have called for an “urgent” aid to help hundreds of thousands of people in Bangladesh and Myanmar affected by Cyclone Mora, which swept across the Bay of Bengal earlier this week. “There...
Govt issuing deceptive remarks over Rohingyas, B’deshis: Harsh

Govt issuing deceptive remarks over Rohingyas, B’deshis: Harsh

JAMMU, June 3: Dubbing the constitution of Group of Ministers (GoM) by the State Government to check the illegal settlement of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in Jammu as a mere ‘eye wash’, senior NPP leader...

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Rohingya Muslims at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

“I will kill … my entire family if I am forced to leave’: Panic...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world’s largest refugee...
A Rohingya refugee carries a placard that says "We never return" at a protest against an earlier disputed repatriation programme at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. (AFP)

Myanmar and Bangladesh to try repatriation again with 3,454 Rohingya

Myanmar authorities will accept up to 300 people a day in two camps for displaced people. The first attempt at voluntary refugee repatriation failed...
Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...
Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Nearly two years after the start of the massive Rohingya influx, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Policy Research Institute of...