Muslims not allowed to ‘move freely’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out initial assessments in 23 villages and three...

NHRC demands trial of Myanmar army in int’l court

National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh on Saturday asked foreign ministry to play an active role to ensure trial of Myanmar army personnel involved...

U.N. Chief Urges Accountability for Myanmar Genocide Crimes Against the Rohingya

(UNITED NATIONS) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for accountability for the “horrendous persecution” of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar on Tuesday, and Sweden and the...

Rohingya woman forced into prostitution, 3 held

The police arrested two women and a man on charges of forcing a distressed Rohingya woman into prostitution. She was wandering around Government Maternity Hospital...

Philippines criticized over UN resolution on Myanmar

  MANILA: Critics of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday condemned the Philippines’ vote to reject a UN resolution on the human rights situation in Myanmar. The...

When Social Media Goes Bad: Facebook and the Rohingya Genocide

  Facebook has played a “determining role” in stirring up hatred against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, according to the United Nations (UN). According to the team...

UN plans to amass evidence on genocide on Rohingyas

United Nations Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention Adama Dieng today said the UN planned to amass evidence of genocide on Rohingyas through a judicial...

Burma is destroying the villages of 90 percent of Rohingya who...

Burma is destroying the villages of 90 percent of Rohingya who fled Satellite imagery recorded before and after the clearing of the destroyed village of...

Nobel trio: Suu Kyi responsible for Rohingya ‘genocide’

Nobel trio: Suu Kyi responsible for Rohingya 'genocide' Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates are urging Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, herself a Nobel laureate,...

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began Noble Peace Laureate from Yemen Tawakkol Karman, right, holds a Rohingya refugee child during...

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood      It is obvious that what is happening in Rohingya is an ethnic cleansing and Rohingya blood is not...

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages By TODD PITMAN AND ESTHER HTUSAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK — Feb 23, 2018, 4:34 AM ET ...

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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...