Daily Archives: August 23, 2017

Rohingya women who fled prosecution in Mayanmar by crossing the Naf River into Bangladesh Adil Sakhawat

Is the Myanmar Army resorting to new tactics to mask a crackdown?

'The Moghs took away everything from the houses. They snatched the ornaments from the women’s bodies. When there are no men in the houses, they even take away the livestock' Rohingya refugees that have fled...
Exclusive: Rohingya villagers blockaded amid fresh tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine

Exclusive: Rohingya villagers blockaded amid fresh tensions in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Rohingya villagers watch as international media visit Maung Hna Ma village, Buthidaung township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, July 2017.Simon Lewis YANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have been blockaded inside their area by their...
Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go to

Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees...

Editor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees. The Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In part two of this three-part series, Ajay Kumar focusses on their connection with India....
A stateless people

A stateless people

There has been an alarming spread of human rights crises across the globe. But there are some persecuted populations that seem to be more on the receiving end than others. It has been increasingly...
The refugees arrived in large numbers in 2012 during the violence in the Arkan and Rakhine regions of Myanmar. There are around 3,800 Rohingyas in the Hyderabad commissionerate area with the south zone having the highest number (Representational Image)

Hyderabad: Rohingyas under scanner

Hyderabad: The officials from the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) will be checking the documents of Rohingyas staying in the city. There are around 3,800 Rohingyas in the Hyderabad commissionerate area with the south...
Deport Rohingyas: DB gives 6 weeks to State for filing counter affidavit

Deport Rohingyas: DB gives 6 weeks to State for filing counter affidavit

JAMMU: A Division Bench (DB) of State High Court comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice B.S Walia on Monday granted six weeks time to the State to file preliminary objections/ counter affidavit in a...

Latest News

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...