Daily Archives: December 9, 2018

People’s favourable attitude on China affected by support for Myanmar on the Rohingya crisis

People’s favourable attitude on China affected by support for Myanmar on the Rohingya crisis

Speakers at the symposium on “Bangladesh-China Relations: Prognosis for the Future” on Saturday, December 8, 2018 Dhaka Tribune The favourable attitude people had towards China has been affected by Beijing’s “backing” Myanmar while it conducted...
Will Myanmar Release Journalists Who Covered Extrajudicial Killing of Rohingya Muslims?

Will Myanmar Release Journalists Who Covered Extrajudicial Killing of Rohingya Muslims?

Two Reuters journalists detained for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis will get a chance to be heard by a Myanmar court. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were found guilty under...

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Professor Abdur Rob Khan

‘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...