Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

Rohingya refugees wait for relief aid at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia yesterday.

Dhaka bans registration of marriages with Rohingya

Bangladesh yesterday barred marriage registrars from registering marriages in Cox’s Bazar, Bandarban, Rangamati and Chittagong districts till they are confirmed about the Bangladeshi nationality of the concerned men and women. Terming the areas as special...
Quader: India has changed its stance on Rohingya issue

Quader: India has changed its stance on Rohingya issue

India has changed its position and is now working with the Myanmar government to return the displaced Rohingya people from their country, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said. Quader – who is also...
China wants Bangladesh to deal directly with Myanmar and bring a "peaceful" solution to the Rohingya crisis "bilaterally”

China wants Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis directly with Myanmar

  China wants Bangladesh to deal directly with Myanmar and bring a "peaceful" solution to the Rohingya crisis "bilaterally”. Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque made China's position clear to the media after a meeting with Beijing’s...
Rohingya refugees face uncertain future

Rohingya refugees face uncertain future

A few families of the ‘illegal immigrants’ in Wayanad are awaiting for an SC directive While the media is seriously discussing issues related to the deportation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in the country, a few...
Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan to discuss repatriation of refugees in Myanmar

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan to discuss repatriation of refugees in Myanmar

Looking to Myanmar’s good will, says Bangladesh Home Minister Khan Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said he looks to Myanmar’s ‘good will’ to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh. Khan demanded the repatriation of refugees to...
Rohingya children in Cox’s Bazar, across the border from Myanmar in Bangladesh. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

Rohingya girls under 10 raped while fleeing Myanmar, charity says

Médecins Sans Frontières says more than half the girls it has treated after sexual assaults are under 18 Rohingya children, some of them under 10 years old, are receiving treatment for rape in camps on...
India engaged with Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis: Diplomats

India engaged with Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis: Diplomats

Rohingyas wait for boats at Shah Porir Dwip to go to the mainland in Cox's Bazar's Teknaf. Photo taken. Photo: mostafigur rahman India is engaged with Myanmar to bring a solution to the Rohingya crisis...
Religious Factors in the Rohingya Crisis: A Horrific State of Limbo

Religious Factors in the Rohingya Crisis: A Horrific State of Limbo

Photo taken on May 19, 2013, in Bangladesh, at a European Commission funded clinic that serves both the refugees and the local villages. In the photo, women from both communities await their turn for...

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Rohingya refugees gesture to Bangladeshi fish sellers at the dawn fish market in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 27, 2018. Source: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

There are now 1.2 million Rohingya refugees

  ROHINGYA refugees from Burma (Myanmar) now number more than 1.2 million people, according to data from the United Nations. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) released...
Rohingya refugee girls are seen at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: Anisur Rahman/ Star

Hiding from traffickers in ‘prison-like’ tents, Rohingya girls dream of school

  Trapped inside "prison-like" tents in Bangladesh's refugee camps because of fears they will be trafficked or sexually harassed, teenage Rohingya girls dream of going...
Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

CR Abrar, Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal about Myanmar's genocidal campaign against the Rohingyas and...
People walk after a storm at Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh June 10, 2018. Kristiana Marton/Save the Children/Handout via REUTERS

Race against time: Officials struggle to protect Rohingya refugees ahead of peak monsoon

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - International aid agencies and Bangladesh authorities are struggling to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees against deadly monsoon...
Rohingya girls face 'prison-like' conditions in refugee camps

Rohingya girls face ‘prison-like’ conditions in refugee camps

(CNN)Adolescent Rohingya girls are being kept in stifling conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, unable to go out, deprived of education and facing prospects...