Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

Palmerston North welcomes influx of Rohingya refugees

Palmerston North welcomes influx of Rohingya refugees

Rohingya refugees, Mohammed Kamal, right, Khafs bindi Slammat, in the orange headscarf, Jainaff, 2, and Umar, 4 months. Rohingya refugees, Mohammed Kamal, right, Khafs bindi Slammat, in the orange headscarf, Jainaff, 2, and Umar, 4...
Why Is Myanmar Refusing A UN Probe If There Is No Rohingya Genocide?

Why Is Myanmar Refusing A UN Probe If There Is No Rohingya Genocide?

If Myanmar has nothing to hide, why isn't the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who is a Nobel Peace Prize winner, allowing U.N. investigators to visit the country? When Myanmar transitioned from...
Myanmar’s National Security Adviser U Thaung Tun has agreed with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on the “importance” of starting the bilateral discussion on repatriation of Myanmar residents from Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Myanmar understand ‘importance’ of Rohingya repatriation

Myanmar’s National Security Adviser U Thaung Tun has agreed with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on the “importance” of starting the bilateral discussion on repatriation of Myanmar residents from Bangladesh, the foreign ministry said. Tun...

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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...