Daily Archives: April 1, 2018

File photo: Rohingya refugees, seen here waiting to receive rice, water and oil at a refugee camp at Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh November 28, 2017, are now seen as threatened by the approach of the monsoon season AFP

Dhaka to seek Moscow’s support over Rohingya issue

Some 700,000 Rohingyas have taken shelter in Bangladesh since August, 2017 Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali leaves Dhaka for Moscow on Sunday on a two-day visit. Mahmood Ali will hold official talks with his Russian counterpart...
Myanmar President Win Myint Win Myint is part of Aung San Suu Kyi's inner circle AFP/Thet AUNG Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/myanmar-president-pledges-to-amend-army-scripted-constitution-10090378

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted constitution

NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar's new president promised to amend the country's army-written constitution in an inaugural speech Friday (Mar 30), challenging a charter that bans Aung San Suu Kyi from top office and gives the military...

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Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...