Daily Archives: October 30, 2018

India Fully Supports Bangladesh over Rohingya Crisis

History testifies that whenever time gets tougher for Bangladesh, India extends its helping hands to get its best neighbour through the hardship. India has made its name put down in golden letters in the...

The Rohingya Crisis: Past, Present, Future and International (Re)Action

A panel discussion on Monday 12 November 2018, 14:00-16:00 in Building D, Room D2.01 on the VUB’s Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus The Rohingya are one of several ethnic minorities in Myanmar. They represent the...

Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka, Naypyidaw to hold talks today

Temporary shelters cover a hill at Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. File Photo: Reuters Unb, Dhaka Bangladesh and Myanmar will hold their third Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting on the repatriation of Rohingyas today. The...

REVEALED: Hundreds of Rohingya imprisoned ‘indefinitely’ in Saudi Arabia

Detainees describe Rohingya developing mental health conditions due to their prolonged detention Dozens of children are among Rohingya detainees forced to live indefinitely inside Shumaisi detention centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (Supplied) Hundreds of Rohingya men,...

Fear of Deportation Drives Some Rohingya Refugees from India

Hindu nationalist groups put up this billboard in north Indian city of Jammu last year threatening the local Rohingya refugees to leave the region. India's recent deportation of seven Rohingya men to Myanmar has triggered...

‘No one wants the terrorists back’: signs of Rohingya erased in Rakhine state’

In Myanmar, the government is destroying Rohingya villages and the physical evidence of the killings that took place there Construction equipment on the outskirts of Inn Din village in Rakhine state, Myanmar, where signs...

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Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected

No listed Rohingya expressed willingness to return, says Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner

Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected Star Online...
Rohingya Muslims at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

“I will kill … my entire family if I am forced to leave’: Panic...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world’s largest refugee...
A Rohingya refugee carries a placard that says "We never return" at a protest against an earlier disputed repatriation programme at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. (AFP)

Myanmar and Bangladesh to try repatriation again with 3,454 Rohingya

Myanmar authorities will accept up to 300 people a day in two camps for displaced people. The first attempt at voluntary refugee repatriation failed...
Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...