Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

Long, arduous road ahead, says Singapore FM on Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh makes great strides under Hasina's courageous leadership, says Singapore FM UNB NEWS PUBLISH DATE - NOVEMBER 05, 2018, 09:28 AM UNB NEWS - UNB NEWS 60 VIEWS UPDATE DATE - NOVEMBER 05,...

Working for permanent solution to Rohingya crisis: Singapore minister

Working for permanent solution to Rohingya crisis: Singapore minister Singaporean Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan. File photo Cox’s Bazar, Nov 4 (UNB) – Visiting Singaporean Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan on Sunday said their government is...

The never-ending Rohingya genocide

Rohingya refugee Why should the innocents suffer? MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU Can we expect a change of course from the international community regarding the Rohingya? The genocide against the (remaining) Rohingya in Myanmar is “ongoing” and the government...

The Rohingya’s Perilous Return

Sending stateless refugees back into the maw of genocide. Two Asian countries have agreed to the repatriation of the Rohingya people displaced to Bangladesh by violent attacks on their homes. Authorities made the plan just...

Rohingya teen injured in firing at Bangladesh-Myanmar border

Myanmar border guards patrol the fence in the "no man's land" between Myanmar and Bangladesh. (Photo: AFP/Phyo Hein Kyaw) COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: A Rohingya refugee boy was shot and injured on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border as...

‘Genocide gems’: Highly-sought Burmese rubies and sapphires may be enriching Myanmar’s military

United Nations investigators are calling for the prosecution of top Myanmar military leaders for genocide and crimes against humanity. - A A + Jewellers have made it easy to buy a diamond while keeping...

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Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...