Daily Archives: October 1, 2018

Helping the Rohingya stay healthy

Around 148 midwives have so far delivered 3,200 babies, while also providing emergency services Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s recent speech at the UN has highlighted not only to what extent Bangladesh is taking...

Myanmar: UN Rohingya Report Based On Stories, ‘Not Hard Evidence’

The 440-page report says human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims are the "gravest crimes under international law." Myanmar: UN Rohingya Report Based On Stories, 'Not Hard Evidence' Myanmar says a U.N. report on human rights violations...

Rohingya genocide: Is Canada doing enough to help the targeted Muslim minority?

Watch the moment Canada MPs voted to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship on Thursday. Parliament voted this week in favour of revoking Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s honourary citizenship. The...

Malaysia won’t support Suu Kyi anymore:Says PM Mahathir

Malaysia will no longer support the leadership of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi over her handling of the Rohingya crisis in her country, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday. In an interview...

Letter points at mass movement of Rohingyas to Kerala via trains, RPF put on...

The Rohingyas — a tribe from Myanmar's Rakhine state — are said to be travelling from several northeastern states in groups of small families. The letter sent by the Principal Chief Security Commissioner of...

Call for dignified and safe repatriation of Rohingya

NEW YORK • Myanmar should start repatriating Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh, and it must ensure that they return to a society where there is security, peace, justice and better prospects for everyone, said Singapore's...

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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...