Daily Archives: October 29, 2017

Rohingya refugees who crossed the border from Myanmar this week take shelter under a tent.

Bangladesh Considers Sterilization to Curb Rohingya Refugee Population

    The U.N. said there is a “consistent, methodical pattern” of killings, torture, rape and arson against Rohingya Muslim refugees. Bangladesh is considering sterilizing the Rohingya refugee population after health officials proposed the move to the...
A Rohingya Muslim woman, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, feeds her daughter inside the centre of Action contre La Faim (ACF) for malnutrition children near Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

Malnutrition Crisis Grips Rohingya Refugee Children

  The U.N. children’s fund warns potentially life-threatening malnutrition is soaring among Rohingya refugee children who have fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to escape violence and abuse in Myanmar. The U.N. children’s fund does not know...
Bangladeshi man killed in attack by Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

Bangladeshi man killed in attack by Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

A Bangladeshi man has been killed in an attack by Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Abdul Jabbar, who passed away around 3pm on Saturday while undergoing treatment, said...
1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have ‘additional’ features: US Ambassador Bernicat

1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have ‘additional’ features: US Ambassador Bernicat

US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat has said the 1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have additional characteristics considering the changed situation. “It is the two governments to decide,” he told bdnews24.com on the sidelines of an...
Aung San Suu Kyi at a ceremony to accept cash from private donors for development in Rakhine state. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Suu Kyi shows her true colours

Re: Suu Kyi elevated to exclusive club of ethnic cleansers (Have Your Say, Oct28) David Brown notes the irony that Aung San Suu Kyi, who once won a Nobel Peace Prize, is now a mouthpiece...
Supporters in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw rally to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Rohingya crisis may be driving Aung San Suu Kyi closer to generals

Criticism of the Nobel laureate in the west is angering – and mobilising – her supporters at home On the top floor of the Myanmar Traditional Artists and Artisans Association in Yangon, the organisation’s vice-president...
Indira

Follow Indira’s footsteps on Rohingya issue: BNP tells Hasina

Dhaka, Oct 28 (PTI) Bangladesh's main opposition BNP today urged Premier Sheikh Hasina to follow in the footsteps of India's former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in handling the Rohingya crisis as the country is...

Latest News

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...