Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir
NEW YORK (Sept 25): Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has sounded the clarion call for the international community to put the Rohingya crisis squarely on its radar with a view to resolving it now. Speaking at his first engagement since arriving in New York for the 74th Session...
A Muslim outfit in Myanmar is planning to ask the government to consider reopening of more than 100 mosques in the country.
A Muslim outfit in Myanmar is planning to ask the government to consider reopening of more than 100 mosques in the country. As per reports, the outfit which is seeking reopening of destroyed or closed mosques in the country will take this issue to the Myanmar government by the end...
Let’s end the Rohingya crisis: Mahathir
NEW YORK: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has sounded the clarion call for the international community to put the Rohingya crisis squarely on its radar with a view to resolving it now. Speaking at his first engagement since arriving in New York for the 74th Session of the...
Min Aung Hlaing, accused of war crimes against Rohingya Muslims, has evidently had a change of heart
Myanmar’s internationally reviled military chief, widely accused of commanding “crimes against humanity” and “war crimes” against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority, has evidently now discovered religious tolerance. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of the Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, and several of his deputies made a rare, if not unprecedented,...
Another Rohingya killed in landmine blast
A Rohingya was killed in a landmine blast at Ambagan area near Bangladesh-Myanmar borderline Thoyangaziri pillar number 38/3 under Naikhyangchari in Bandarban on Monday morning around 8:00am. At least two displaced Myanmar nationals were killed this month in landmine blasts allegedly planted by Myanmar authorities to check movement of Rohingyas...
Govt turns to barbed-wire fencing to combat human trafficking from Rohingya camps
'Although law enforcement officials are trying hard, the situation suggests there may be a loophole' Due to increasing incidents of human trafficking at the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, the government is set to build barbed wire fencing around the camps. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Defence Ministry, in a...
Rohingya homes destroyed for govt facilities
Hla Poe Kaung transit camp was built to house 25,000 returnees - but sprung up on the site of two demolished Rohingya villages Entire Muslim Rohingya villages in Myanmar have been demolished and replaced by police barracks, government buildings and refugee relocation camps, the BBC has found. On a government tour,...
Bangladesh will not relocate Rohingyas
A man believed to be a Rohingya refugee has been killed in a suspected landmine explosion along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, officials said yesterday. Nearly a million of the Rohingya people live in camps in southeast Bangladesh after fleeing military violence in Myanmar and typically use the porous border to travel...
4th Rohingya refugee shot dead over Bangladesh murder
Rohingya leader Mohammad Noor says there is now 'tense' atmosphere in the camps and refugees are 'living in panic' DHAKA, Bangladesh – A 4th Rohingya refugee was shot dead, Bangladesh police said Sunday, September 1, amid growing fallout over the murder of a ruling party official that sparked a violent...
File photo: A massive gathering of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people to observe two years of their latest exodus from Rakhine at a field in Camp No 4 (Extension) at Kutupalong's Modhurchhara in Ukhiya on Sunday, August 25, 2019 Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune
3-member team asked to submit report within 7 working days The government has launched an investigation into the much-talked about rally of the Rohingyas in their settlements on August 25, to commemorate the two years of their latest exodus, and the role of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in organising the gathering,...
A senior officer said that some 4,300 Rohingyas have been counted in the city; they live mostly in Balapur and Babanagar in the Old City and in Shaheen-nagar and Kishanbagh.(Photo: File)
A majority of the Rohingya are staying in the city and some others may have settled in major towns in the state and are yet to be traced. Hyderabad: A senior police officer said that during regular cordon and search operations in the city and its outskirts, the police has...
41 NGOs barred from Rohingya camps: Momen
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday said at least 41 non-government organisations were withdrawn from the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar for their ‘misdoings’. He said 139 NGOs were active in the Rohingya camps, but all kinds of activities of 41 of them have been suspended on charge of...

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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...
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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

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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...