Daily Archives: June 17, 2017

Myanmar's National Security Adviser Thaung Tun speaks to Nikkei reporters in Tokyo on June

Myanmar’s Thaung Tun: Naypyitaw making headway on peace, China ties, Rohingya

Myanmar has made significant progress on peace negotiations with ethnic armed groups, broadening diplomatic ties and addressing the problems of the Rohingya Muslim minority, Thaung Tun, the country's national security adviser, said in an...
Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown

U.N. Rights Expert Urges Myanmar to Protect Detained Rohingya Children

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown launched in October, a U.N. human rights investigator said on Thursday. Children...
Rohingya muslims may be threat to Bangladesh's security: Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

Rohingya muslims may be threat to Bangladesh’s security: Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

Rohingya`s are an ethnic Muslim group in the majority Buddhist country of Myanmar and make up around one million of the total 50 million population. Dhaka: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has said...

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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...