Daily Archives: June 21, 2017

What needs to be further highlighted is that no group of people claiming to be stateless has any business to take up arms

The Buddhist world must stand with Buddhist Myanmar in its hour of need

Posted on June 20th, 2017: Shenali D Waduge If the people of the West can demonstrate and protest against immigrants, the people of Myanmar have every right to voice their objections against a wave of...
A bunch of Rohingya Muslim kids look curiously at the camera at Balapur locality in Hyderabad. Presently, Balapur houses the maximum number of Rohingya refugees in the city. (Inset) The refugees live in tarpaulin-covered huts in subhuman conditions

No ID means no jobs for 3,800 Rohingya refugees in Hyderabad

A bunch of Rohingya Muslim kids look curiously at the camera at Balapur locality in Hyderabad. Presently, Balapur houses the maximum number of Rohingya refugees in the city. (Inset) The refugees live in tarpaulin-covered...
Number of oppressed Rohingya refugees rose over 30,000 since the previous year, says report

Nearly a half-million Rohingya refugees: UN report

Nearly a half-million Rohingya from Myanmar have been displaced due to decades of oppression in southwestern Myanmar, according to a new UN report. The report, published by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) to...

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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...