Daily Archives: September 15, 2018

How Myanmar’s Move To Democracy Spiralled Into Rohingya Genocide

As the rest of Myanmar becomes more enfranchised, the Rohingya are now more disenfranchised than ever before Charles Lawley UK NGO worker As Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday defended the imprisoning of journalists, who dared to...

UN Report a Blistering Indictment of Myanmar’s Crimes Against Rohingya

Human Rights International News Political Slider Social Justice18 hours ago By Farid Ahmed It is estimated that 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are housed in Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh. Credit: Mojibur Rahaman Rana/IPS At 12, Mohammed*...

New Coast Guard ship to check possible Rohingya influx

ICGS Vijay was commissioned by defence secretary Sanjay Mitra at the Chennai Port. With intelligence inputs suggesting that Rohingyas could enter India via the sea route, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Friday inducted...

Rohingya Crisis – UN Report Reveals Horrific Crimes by Myanmar’s Military

The decades-old plight of the Rohingya Muslims has transformed into one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today. At least 725,000 people have been forcefully driven by the Myanmar military from their...

Malaysia aims to play bigger role within ASEAN to end Rohingya suffering

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) ruling coalition in Malaysia continues to criticize Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s treatment of the Rohingya. And the coalition senior leader Fahmi Fadzil told Arab News...

The Rohingya Crisis in Context

International discussion of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar often lacks a necessary broader historical understanding. The UN Human Rights Council’s Report published August 27, 2018 presented the strongest evidence...

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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...