Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

In addition, the all mosques, madrasas and schools have been ordered to be demolished.

Aid workers told to leave Kutupalong Rohingya camp after sunset: In addition, the all...

The government has announced that anyone found without authorised identification in the Rohingya refugee camps will be arrested promptly Cox’s Bazar district administration has announced that no one will be allowed entry to the Rohingya...
Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar

Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring methamphetamine into the country. Refugees...
Boyd: Recognize Suu Kyi’s culpability in Rohingya genocide

Boyd: Recognize Suu Kyi’s culpability in Rohingya genocide

The world is witnessing a case of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. The minority Rohingya Muslim population in Rakhine State are being systematically killed, terrorized and driven from their homes. Over 500,000 Rohingya have fled...
Over 18 Cornell Organizations to Rally in Support for Rohingya Crisis

Over 18 Cornell Organizations to Rally in Support for Rohingya Crisis

A diverse student coalition including more than 18 organizations will co-host a “Week of Action” in November to raise awareness and collect donations for the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar. The Rohingya people are a Muslim...
India cannot deport Rohingyas as it has signed international conventions, Fali Nariman tells SC

India cannot deport Rohingyas as it has signed international conventions, Fali Nariman tells SC

The advocate also said that the Centre’s painting of all Rohingyas as terrorists was absurd. India cannot deport Rohingyas as it has signed international conventions, Fali Nariman tells SC AFP Advocate Fali S Nariman told the Supreme...
Buddhist nationalists and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar part 1: an introduction to the current crisis

Buddhist nationalists and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar part 1: an introduction to the current...

Since August over 420,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and seeking refuge in Bangladesh. Sarah Seniuk and Abby Kulisz interview Michael Jerryson, a scholar who works on Buddhist-Muslim relations in Southeast...
Ethnic cleansing? What ethnic cleansing? That was the message, more or less, delivered by a top Burmese official to a closed-door audience in D.C.

Exclusive: The Secret Talk Burma’s Generals Didn’t Want You to Hear

Ethnic cleansing? What ethnic cleansing? That was the message, more or less, delivered by a top Burmese official to a closed-door audience in D.C. As human rights groups document an ethnic cleansing of Burma’s Rohingya...
Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar walk as they continue their journey in to a camp for refugees in Teknaf, Bangladesh, Monday, Oct. 02, 2017. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

World Leaders Must Stop Rohingya Persecution

  What’s happening to the Muslim-minority Rohingyas in Myanmar is nothing close to any humanitarian crisis that has erupted by an active war. The tragedy in this crisis is that there is no civil war...

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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...