Daily Archives: June 14, 2017

Rohingya groups protest at Swedish parliament during Suu Kyi visitvideo

Rohingya groups protest at Swedish parliament during Suu Kyi visit

Rohingya advocacy groups protested in front of the Swedish Parliament House in Stockholm yesterday as Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi addressed its members inside. The protesters called on the Swedish government to...
Jammu Crime Branch book

Jammu Crime Branch books Govt officials in fake identity cards to Rohingya family

The sleuths of Crime Branch Jammu today booked officials of Revenue, CAPD and UIDAI for issuing fake ration cards, PRCs and Aadhar Card to a Rohingya family here. A case has been registered against one...
While Shamshidah feels self-conscious about being older than her classmates, Aminah encourages her.

Rohingya refugee beats the odds to get schooling in Malaysia

Denied access to the national education system, Shamshidha is among refugee children attending informal schools in Malaysia where refugees have no legal status. By: Elisabet Diaz Sanmartin in Kuala Lumpur | 12 June 2017 Eighteen-year-old...
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says U.N. Rohingya probe would increase tensions

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says U.N. Rohingya probe would increase tensions

The 71-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner has said she would only accept recommendations from a separate advisory commission STOCKHOLM, June 12 (Reuters) - A United Nations probe into alleged human rights abuses by Myanmar's military...
Buddhist ultranationalist monk Wirathu, leader of radical Ma Ba Tha group, attends a meeting to celebrate their anniversary with a nationwide conference in Yangon,

Myanmar anti-Islam monk barred from Facebook

Buddhist ultranationalist monk Wirathu, leader of radical Ma Ba Tha group, attends a meeting to celebrate their anniversary with a nationwide conference in Yangon, Myanmar on May 27, 2017REUTERS Last month Myanmar’s top Buddhist authority...

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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...