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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‘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...