Shakhawat Liton | The Daily Star
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  • Rohingyas

    Rohingya Crisis: China recipe not working

    The Chinese recipe for resolving the Rohingya crisis is not working. Yet, Beijing is insisting on it.
  • Same old trick

    Myanmar's promise to take back the Rohingyas, who fled to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military crackdown, looks hollow, as it is still showing an unbending attitude towards them.
  • Solving Rohingya Crisis: After India, it's China's turn

    When Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said during her Dhaka visit that Bangladesh-India relation “goes far beyond a strategic partnership”, that certainly created a ripple across many fronts – from global politics, to the Myanmar generals to the hapless Rohingyas.
  • Rohingya Child

    No real progress yet

    Rohingyas have been telling the world numerous stories of horror, loss, murder, rape and villages burned to the ground over the last two months. The world's media have been flooded with their harrowing tales.
  • A refugee camp

    Myanmar army doing no wrong!

    The Myanmar army has now accused the world media of “exaggerating” the number of Rohingya refugees fleeing its brutal crackdown