Daily Archives: July 10, 2018

Babies, a daily reminder of Rohingya’s suffering

JULY 1O,2O18 Noor, a Rohingya refugee who is nine months pregnant, was gang-raped by soldiers in Myanmar, at her home in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. NYT PIC By HANNAH BEECH - July 10, 2018 @ 10:37am IN the...

ICRC chief: ‘Long way to go’ until Rohingya refugees can return to Myanmar

July 1O,2O18 Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), spoke to FRANCE 24 from Geneva following a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh. Maurer described the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state...

BURMESE POLICE CONVERTED CHECKPOINTS INTO HARASSMENT POINTS FOR ROHINGYA

 10th July 2018 Buthidaung: Burmese Police jointly with motor police converted road checkpoints into harassment points in various village tracks of Buthidaung Township, reports sufferers on 8th July 2018. On the newly constructed bridge connecting Buthidaung and...

Bangladesh Begins Registering Rohingya Refugees

July 10, 2018  . GENEVA — The government of Bangladesh and the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) are compiling a huge database to identify and register hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled to Cox’s Bazar...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar to try Reuters journalists who reported on massacre

1O July 2018 Two Reuters journalists accused of illegally obtaining information while covering the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar will face trial. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have been charged with breaching the colonial-era...

Atrocities Against Rohingyas: Myanmar must be held accountable

Says Canadian PM's spl envoy to Myanmar; UN spl rapporteur calls for shift in planning for refugees Bob Rae Diplomatic Correspondent,July 10, 2018 Stressing the need for upholding the universal values of human rights, Canadian Special Envoy...

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‘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...