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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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...