Daily Archives: October 6, 2018

Myanmar has emerged as a manufacturing hub for European brands like H&M and Adidas Workers use sewing machines to manufacture shirts at the Kaung Aunt Garment

Myanmar’s Economy in Peril as EU Weighs Trade Punishment Over Rohingya

  Manufacturing Co. factory in Yangon, Myanma. Garments account for 72% of Myanmar’s exports to the EU. Myanmar has emerged as a manufacturing hub for European brands like H&amp;M and Adidas<br /> Workers use sewing machines to...
The Daily Fix: By deporting seven Rohingya men, India commits a grave human rights violation

The Daily Fix: By deporting seven Rohingya men, India commits a grave human rights...

The move comes against the backdrop of rising xenophobia and religious nationalism in India. On Thursday, seven Rohingya men were deported from India to Myanmar. They had been in an Assam prison since 2012, arrested...

Latest News

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...