Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Rohingya is not Myanmar’s domestic issue, Malaysia gets the spillover effect: Minister

SINGAPORE: Myanmar could regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem because Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu. He said there were currently more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees...

Repatriation Of Rohingya Refugees: An Aberration On India’s Humanitarian Legacy – Analysis

On October 04, 2018, India handed over seven Rohingya immigrants to the Myanmar authorities at Moreh on the India-Myanmar border. The Supreme Court allowed their deportation on the ground that Myanmar had accepted them...

Special Rohingya hearing at UN Security Council on Oct 25

The sun rises as thousands of Rohingyas refugees who fled from Myanmar a day before wait by the road where they spent the night between refugee camps, near Cox`s Bazar, Bangladesh October 10, 2017....

Rohingya issue goes beyond Myanmar’s borders, minister says

Myanmar may regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem, but Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, says Mohamad Sabu. The defence minister said that there are currently more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees...

“Genocide cards”: Rohingya refugees on why they risked their lives to refuse ID cards

Wary of the past, Rohingya have frustrated the UN’s attempts to provide them with documentation. A demonstration over identity cards at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh in April, 2018 A demonstration over identity cards at...

US official discusses bilateral, Rohingya issues with foreign secretary

They discussed bilateral, regional, and global pressing issues, including the Rohingya situation Visiting US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Alice Wells, had a meeting with Foreign Secretary M Shahidul...

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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...