Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

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Rohingya family scattered across four continents

A mother and four of her eight sons talk about their life in Bangladesh after they fled persecution in Myanmar. Her other sons are no longer with her. One is in a...

Rohingya genocide: Surely, now is the time for Australia to act

The article ("Australia must act: Rohingya genocide",The Age, 1/10), documents the clear first-hand evidence, attested to by an experienced Australian criminal investigator, of genocidal acts by members of the Myanmar military against Rohingya Muslims....

Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis update – September 2018

September 2018 update on activities in Cox's Bazar district, Bangladesh, providing care for Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Over 13,000 people have been registered by the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, as new arrivals...

NIA Says Explosive Set Off In Bodh Gaya To Show Solidarity With Rohingya

The explosion was supposed to be carried out when the Dalai Lama and the governor of Bihar were at the Bodh Gaya Buddhist temple premises, NIA said in a release. NIA Says Explosive Set Off...

States asked to identify Rohingya refugees and collect biometric details

Kolkata: The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to do away with the condition of advance payment for deployment of Central armed forces in states, a senior official said. PTI Home Minister Rajnath Singh on...

Bangladesh Delays Plan To Shift Rohingya To Remote Island

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was slated to open the new settlement built to house 100,000 refugees on Bhashan Char on October 3, despite warnings the silty strip was prone to violent weather. Bangladesh Delays...

Sky News wins International Emmy for Rohingya crisis coverage

The broadcaster filmed the first independent evidence from Myanmar's Rakhine State, revealing the plight of Rohingya Muslims. Sky News has won the 2018 International Emmy for News for its coverage of the plight...

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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...