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 15, 2018 photo. (AFP) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh managed...
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 to project an image of peace and reconciliation to the...
Another Rohingya killed in landmine blast

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...
Govt turns to barbed-wire fencing to combat human trafficking from Rohingya camps

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...
Rohingya homes destroyed for govt facilities

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...
Bangladesh will not relocate Rohingyas

Landmine Blast: ‘Rohingya man’ killed on border

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...
4th Rohingya refugee shot dead over Bangladesh murder

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,...
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

Govt probing Aug 25 Rohingya rally, roles of NGOs

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...
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)

5,000 Rohingya in Hyderabad, says police

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...

The farce of Rohingya repatriation

It's been two years since the Rohingya were ethnically cleansed from their lands in Myanmar and justice is as distant today as it was when the world was paying attention. This week marks the second...
For this 15-year-old, and hundreds of other Rohingya girls and women, the anniversary of the Rohingya crisis only brings back terrible memories that are beyond comprehension of ordinary people Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The day a 13-year-old Rohingya girl’s life turned into a nightmare

The military denies almost all the allegations made by refugees during what it said was a legitimate counterterrorism operation that began on August 25, 2017 “I found her unconscious and naked, lying on the ground...
Displaced Rohingya are seen in a fenced-in camp during a government-organized media tour to a no-man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh, near Taungpyolatyar village, Maung Daw, northern Rakhine State, Myanmar, June 29, 2018.

The Forgotten Rohingya: Stuck in Limbo in Myanmar’s Prison-Like Camps

Independent human rights groups and journalists are blocked by the government from entering the camps or to investigate alleged human rights abuses in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar. But VOA managed to speak to women...

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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...