Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

Construction materials, equipment and food discovered by security forces in Mayu mountain range

Bodies Found, Arrests Made in Tense Northern Rakhine

YANGON — Police are investigating after the discovery of three mutilated dead bodies in Rathedaung Township, Rakhine State on Monday afternoon as another arrest of a suspected militant was made in the region, according...
Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef A Al Othaimeen

OIC secy gen Othaimeen in Dhaka

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef A Al Othaimeen arrives in Dhaka last night (Wednesday night). The OIC chief who will lead a five-member delegation during the four-day visit...
Peaceful M'sia provides opportunities to Rohingya refugees

Peaceful M’sia provides opportunities to Rohingya refugees

MALACCA: Collecting scrap metals for sale is not anyone's dream job, but Mohd Sadek Guramia, of the Rohingya Muslim ethnic group is grateful to do the job to support his family. Mohd Sadek, 33, said...
File picture shows refugees, many of whom claiming to be Rohingya, waiting for access to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) building in Kuala Lumpur, August 12, 2015

UNHCR cardholders given until Sept 30 to get MyRC card

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders in Malaysia have until Sept 30 to apply for the special MyRC identity card issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs after registering under the Tracking...
Forgotten Rohingya Muslims

Forgotten Rohingya Muslims

It has been one year since Aung Sang Suu Kyi led National League for Democracy (NLD) has been stationed with power. Widely regarded as a champion of human rights and a celebrated political prisoner,...
Ample cause for concern over int’l terrorism in Bangladesh

Ample cause for concern over int’l terrorism in Bangladesh

Towards the end of June, the Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) declared its ‘Code of Conduct’ for Mujahideen in the subcontinent which not only presented its objectives and organisational structure, but also...

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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...