Porimol Palma | The Daily Star
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    Porimol Palma

  • Tension in Middle East: May deal blow to Bangladesh

    As tension between the US and Iran fuel fears of war, economists and international relations experts warn that any armed conflict between the countries will deal a blow to Bangladesh’s export-import, and overseas job market in the Middle East.
  • Int’l Migrants Day Today: No ethical practice in recruitment

    Bangladesh is far from practising ethical recruitment, which requires a zero-cost migration policy and transparency in the entire migration cycle, and also ensures that migrants do not face exploitation, according to researchers.
  • Rohingya refugees

    Rohingya Relocation to Bhashan Char: Govt plans facilities for UN, aid agencies

    The government has planned to construct a four-storey building on Bhashan Char for the UN and aid agency representatives to ensure effective monitoring of humanitarian activities for one lakh Rohingya refugees to be relocated to the island from Cox’s Bazar.
  • The Hague trial creates hope for justice

    Myanmar’s admission before the top UN court that its army could have committed crimes against humanity in Rakhine State comes as a primary victory for the Rohingyas, say analysts.
  • It all started ages ago

    Denial of citizenship to Rohingyas and their systematic deprivation and violation of basic rights by the Myanmar authorities over the decades were not mentioned by any of the lawyers at the ICJ -- making their arguments of genocidal intent weak, analysts said.