Daily Archives: December 24, 2018

A Lost Generation of Rohingya Grows up Without Education

Mohammed is one of more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees who fled into Bangladesh after the Myanmar army launched a vicious “clearance operation” in August 2017. Soldiers raped, killed, and torched their way through Rakhine...

Bangladesh PM Hasina wants more Indian pressure on Myanmar

Rohingya-refugees-waiting-for-food-aid-at-Thankhali-refugee-camp File photo of Rohingya refugees waiting for food aid at Thankhali refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants India to put more pressure on Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya...

Rohingyas biometric details; deadline ends on Jan 5

JAMMU: With two-month deadline set by Governor Satya Pal Malik with regard to collecting biometric details of Rohingyas illegally settled in Jammu and Kashmir, mostly in Jammu, coming to an end on January 5,...

Myanmar unwilling to probe crimes against Rohingya: HRW

Displaced Rohingya people at a makeshift camp in Kutupalong, Cox’s Bazar. —UNB file photo Human Rights Watch has said Myanmar should disband its commission of inquiry into abuses in Rakhine state because what it says...

Myanmar announces ceasefire against armed groups

A file photo taken on September 27, 2017, shows the remains of a burned Rohingya village near Maungdaw in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Photo: Reuters Reuters The Myanmar military on Friday announced a more than four-month cessation...

Experts favour robust diplomatic initiatives to fix Rohingya crisis

Asian Affairs Editor Duncan Bartlett, middle, speaks at a Dhaka Tribune seminar in Dhaka on Sunday, accompanied by Farhan Masud Khan, head of programs of UK-based Channel STV, left, and Dhaka Tribune Editor Zafar...

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US Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

Members of the Myanmar military take part in an exercise in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta region in Myanmar in this February 2018 file photo. (Reuters...

Indonesia, Laos Agree to Help Solve Myanmar Crisis

President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith meet in Bogor, West Java, on Thursday (12/10). (Photo courtesy of the Cabinet Secretariat) By...

KOICA President due Jan 20 to discuss dev, Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) - President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Lee Mi-kyung arrives here on January 20 on a four-day visit to...

Bangladesh – Rohingya Response Operation Overview, Annual Overview – 2018

During the course of 2018, The Logistics Sector Service has handled a total of 21,097m3 of cargo for 23 organisations. The Logistics Sector facilitated five...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the...

Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the ‘hypocrisy’ of their plight More A group of football-loving Rohingya refugees have...