Daily Archives: December 19, 2018

Rohingya Women Stitch Their Lives Back Together

Through all the turmoil and bloodshed that the Rohingya community has had to face, some have found a ray of hope in an inspiring initiative that aims to enable Rohingya women to rebuild and...

The United Nations wants Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya issue, which Russia calls an...

The United Nations wants Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya issue, which Russia calls an inappropriate draft. According to a U. N. diplomat who asked for anonymity, Britain has drafted a resolution to...

Suu Kyi stripped of S Korea foundation award for Rohingya ‘indifference’

One of South Korean largest human rights groups will strip Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its 2004 prize because of her "indifference" to the atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim...

Rohingya refugees need ‘safety and dignity’ to return home

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Professor Nasir uddin, a cultural anthropologist based in Bangladesh, believes that at this stage and under the situation prevailing in Rakhine state, it is not safe for the Rohingya...

Facebook removed hundreds more accounts linked to the Myanmar military for posting hate speech...

Rohingya refugees protest on the first anniversary of the Rohingya crisis in August 2018 in Bangladesh. Facebook has discovered and removed another coordinated hate campaign operated by the Myanmar military, which has used...

ERASING THE ROHINGYA: Point of No Return

Having fled waves of violence, more than 900,000 members of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority now languish in refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh. A Reuters investigation has found the Myanmar government is taking steps that...

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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...