Daily Archives: October 9, 2017

Rendering aid to the Rohingya through education

Rendering aid to the Rohingya through education

MALAYSIANS KINI | Like many Malaysians, Tengku Emma Zuriana only came to know about the Rohingya when a group of around 450 people from the ethnic community arrived on the shores of Langkawi in...
Rohingya influx in Bangladesh has increased in the past few monthsAFP

Bangladesh foreign secretary: No sign of radicalisation among the Rohingya

Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque stresses that he has not seen any sign of radicalisation among Rohingya refugees. While New Delhi’s stance is that Rohingya refugees in India pose a national security threat amid fears...
Rohingya refugees look through a fence as they wait outside of aid distribution premises at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Exclusive: West edges towards punishing Myanmar army leaders over Rohingya crisis

Rohingya refugees look through a fence as they wait outside of aid distribution premises at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain YANGON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Union and...
More than 500,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since August 25 [File: Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera

Two die, scores missing as Rohingya boat capsizes

Rescue operation under way after boat overcrowded with people fleeing Myanmar violence sinks on its way to Bangladesh.   At least two people have died and scores are missing, including many children, after a boat packed...
Noor Hussain Arkani, president of the Burmese Muslim Welfare Organization in Pakistan, represents the 300,000-strong Rohingya community, one of the oldest refugee populations in the country, having arrived more than 50 years ago.

We are an asset, not a liability: Rohingya leader in Pakistan

KARACHI: Noor Hussain Arkani, president of the Burmese Muslim Welfare Organization in Pakistan, represents the 300,000-strong Rohingya community, one of the oldest refugee populations in the country, having arrived more than 50 years ago. “Just...
Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army ‘continues campaign’ against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army ‘continues campaign’ against Rohingya Muslims

Footage shows bodies and burning in Myanmar's 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya Muslims Footage from inside Myanmar’s alleged “ethnic cleansing” shows half-buried corpses, villages burning and desperate people fleeing through the mountains. The videos also appeared to...
Maj Gen (Retd) Anup Kumar Chakma, former Bangladesh ambassador to Myanmar (2009 – 2014) Collected

‘The Rohingya are a Myanmar problem, has to be solved by Myanmar, in Myanmar’

Maj Gen (Retd) Anup Kumar Chakma, former Bangladesh ambassador to Myanmar (2009 – 2014), elaborated the Rohingya issue from a diplomatic perspective to the Dhaka Tribune's Syed Zainul Abedin How would you describe your five-year...
Aung San Suu Kyi: De facto leader of the Burmese under intense controversy during Rohingya crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi: De facto leader of the Burmese under intense controversy during...

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has been the center of controversy in southeast Asia as the crisis with the Rohingya rages on. While human rights abuses have increased in the jungles of eastern...

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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...