Daily Archives: December 9, 2017

Rohingya children outside a house on the outskirts of Srinagar.(PTI)

Rohingya Muslims are a security threat in J&K, will be deported, says Dy CM

Nirmal Singh on Friday said that Rohingya Muslims were a threat to security in the state as they were prone to the sinister designs of terrorists in the border state. Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief...
U.N. warns against any hasty returns of Rohingya to Myanmar

U.N. warns against any hasty returns of Rohingya to Myanmar

  GENEVA (Reuters) - Peace and stability must be restored in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state before any Rohingyas can return from Bangladesh, under international standards on voluntary repatriation, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said...
Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh: UNHCR

Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh: UNHCR

DHAKA: Rohingya refugees continue to flee Myanmar for Bangladesh even though both countries set up a timetable last month to allow them to start to return home, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on...
Almost no one had a smartphone in Burma four years ago, but now they're ubiquitous, and many Burmese access the Internet through Facebook. (Annie Gowen/The Washington Post)

Fake news on Facebook fans the flames of hate against the Rohingya in Burma

RANGOON, Burma — For Buddhists in Burma, even a quick scroll through Facebook’s news feed provides fuel for hatred and nationalistic fervor. An endless stream of provocative photos and cartoons claim that there is no...
Stop attacks on Rohingyas

Stop attacks on Rohingyas

US House of Rep says in a resolution, slates ethnic cleansing in Rakhine; China reiterates its call for dialogue to resolve crisis The US House of Representatives has condemned the "ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas"...

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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...