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 atrocities against the Rohingyas, speakers said at a symposium on Saturday. Professor Afsan Chowdhury – veteran journalist accused China of backing Myanmar in cleansing of Rohingyas...

Comments on Rohingya Repatriation: Bangladesh demands Myanmar apologise

Comments on Rohingya Repatriation: Bangladesh demands Myanmar apologise
Says religious affairs minister's remarks derogatory and provocative Diplomatic Correspondent Dhaka yesterday protested the "derogatory and provocative" remarks of Myanmar Religious Affairs Minister Thura Aung Ko on Rohingya refugees and asked the country to apologise. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka Lwin Oo to hand him a protest note. The foreign ministry said the remarks by the Myanmar minister...

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Myanmar next week, likely to discuss Rohingya issue

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Myanmar next week, likely to discuss Rohingya issue
Several agreements are expected to be signed during the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Rohingya issue, Ram Nath Kovind, India-ASEAN commemorative Summit, Narendra Modi, Myanmar President Ram Nath Kovind (Photo: PIB) The Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar is expected to figure prominently during President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to the South-East Asian nation from 10-14 December as part of India’s...

Rohingya Repatriation: ‘Do the right thing’, Bangladesh writes to Myanmar

Rohingya Repatriation: ‘Do the right thing’, Bangladesh writes to Myanmar
Hundreds of Rohingya refugees shout slogans as they protest against their repatriation at the Unchiprang camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh November 15, 2018 Reuters This is the first communication after the repatriation attempt failed on Nov 15 Following the November 15 failed attempt to begin the Rohingya repatriation process, Bangladesh has communicated with Myanmar to reiterate the concerns of the refugees on...

As fallout from Rohingya crisis, CXB may get separate dev. plan

As fallout from Rohingya crisis, CXB may get separate dev. plan
The speakers at a dialogue titled 'Aid Transparency and Solidarity Approach in Rohingya Response' organised by ‘Today COAST Trust’ at CIRDAP auditorium on Saturday, Dec 01, 2018. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Dec 1 (UNB) - Expressing concern over the pressure placed on limited resources by the added presence of a large number of Rohingya refugees, speakers at a discussion programme on...

BJP Claims Many Rohingya Names in Hyderabad Voters List, Demands Probe

PTIUpdated:November 28, 2018, 6:05 PM IST facebookTwittergoogleskype BJP Claims Many Rohingya Names in Hyderabad Voters List, Demands Probe File image of BJP flag. (Image: AFP)
New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday alleged that names of Rohingya Muslims have been illegally included in the voters list of 15 assembly seats in Hyderabad in Telangana, as part of a "joint conspiracy" of the ruling TRS along with AIMIM and Congress, and demanded a probe by the Election Commission. A BJP delegation comprising Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,...

Bangladesh to handle Rohingya resettlement after polls

Bangladesh to handle Rohingya resettlement after polls
Poor people in coastal areas welcome development as blessings for them Two big initiatives to resolve the Rohingya crisis -- repatriation since mid-November and resettlement since early October -- have been stalled for an indefinite period due to the persecuted refugees’ reluctance on the grounds of security and rights. Both issues are likely to be dealt with by the new government...

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)
Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have indefinitely been held in the Kingdom’s detention centers. The refugees are said to have crossed into the kingdom, using fake documents from several South Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan, several years ago, news website...

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South Asian country pushes ahead with controversial plans to repatriate the displaced to neighbouring Myanmar. Several requests for comment were made to government officials in Bangladesh. A foreign affairs ministry spokesman and the Refugee Relief and Repatriation...

UN Rights Resolution Would Condemn Abuses Against Rohingyas

UNITED NATIONS — A draft U.N. resolution would strongly condemn the continuing "gross human rights violations and abuses" against Rohingya Muslims and urgently call on Myanmar's government to end discrimination and provide a path to citizenship for the embattled minority. The draft resolution, sponsored by the 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation, more than 25 European countries and Canada, was officially...

Saudi to deport scores of Rohingya refugees ‘against their will’ to Bangladesh

Rohingya detainees say they can prove their identities to the Saudis with their old Burmese ID cards Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during her four-day visit to Saudi Arabia in October (SPA) Saudi Arabia is preparing to forcibly remove scores of Rohingya refugees "against their will" to Bangladesh after imprisoning them for an...

Forum calls for efforts to end Rohingya crisis

THE ASEAN People Forum urged leaders of the regional grouping, who will meet in a summit next week, to put more efforts to help end the Rakhine crisis and called for “rehumanising” the Muslim Rohingya after the genocide in Myanmar. The Rohingya issue was discussed by a panel of the Asean People Forum and Asean Civil Society Conference (APF/ACSC)...

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