Daily Archives: July 10, 2017

Cross-country movement is extremely difficult and is restricted to existing tracks only

India – Myanmar Border Management

  India shares a 1643 km long border with Myanmar, of which 171 km is not demarcated. The northeast states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram share the border with Myanmar. Terrain on the Indo-Myanmar...
Rebel representatives meeting in Chiang Mai (Photo-Network Media Group)

Rebel armies to attend peace talks

The Peace Process Steering Team (PPST) representing rebel armies will review the peace process and say they will hold discussions with the government on July 20. The PPST met in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from June...
The Kachins have over 500 Kms of border with India mainly in Arunachal Pradesh.

Myanmar: The Way To Deal With The Kachin Conflict – Analysis

The Kachins have over 500 Kms of border with India mainly in Arunachal Pradesh. Of the border with Myanmar, the Kachin border is the most peaceful and stable on both sides of the border...
PM calls international community to put pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

PM calls international community to put pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the UNHCR and others in the international community to pursue Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.   She was speaking to visiting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...
Foreign minister urges UNHCR to call upon Myanmar on Rohingya issue

Foreign minister urges UNHCR to call upon Myanmar on Rohingya issue

The Foreign Minister made this request to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali has urged United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to call upon Myanmar government to...
Refugee aid centre needs funds to carry on

Refugee aid centre needs funds to carry on

KUALA LUMPUR: A refugee aid centre is facing difficulties sustaining its operations due to financial constraints. Human Aid, a non-profit organisation aiding especially Rohingya refugees, said it faced difficulties sustaining its centre – a three-storey...

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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...