Rohingya Crisis

Rohingya Crisis

‘Let’s go home; let’s go to Myanmar’

Thousands of Rohingyas yesterday held a rally in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar -- to tell the world that they want to go back to their homeland Myanmar, marking World Refugee Day.

How Rohingya youth are fighting for education

Abdul Aman, a Rohingya boy of 18, was a student of grade eight in 2017. His dream was to travel abroad for higher education after completing his school.

74 Rohingya held after they fled camps

Seventy-four Rohingyas, who managed to flee from camps in Cox’s Bazar, were arrested in Chattogram’s Boalkhali upazila early yesterday.

Nowhere to go

Rohingya repatriation has become even more uncertain following the military takeover in Myanmar while the displaced people find it riskier to go back to their motherland where there is no legitimate government right now.

Funding on decline, challenges up

As international funding for the Rohingyas declines, Bangladesh faces increasing challenges to manage the displaced people amid little prospect of repatriation anytime soon.

Seeking Refuge: 218 Rohingyas died or went missing at sea

At least 218 Rohingyas died or went missing at sea in 2020 as they desperately sought refuge in the Southeast Asian countries either from Myanmar’s Rakhine State or Bangladesh’s Rohingya camps, a new UN report says.

Argentine Court: Rohingyas testify about the horrors they faced

In a historic development for Myanmar, Rohingya women have described in an Argentine court of law, under the aegis of universal jurisdiction, how the Myanmar military carried out a brutal massacre in their village.

Rohingya women testify in Argentina court on ‘brutal massacre in Rakhine state’

In a historic development, Rohingya women have described how the Myanmar military carried out a brutal massacre in their village, in an Argentinean court of law, under the aegis of universal jurisdiction.

Rohingya Repatriation: Be proactive in Asean to convince Myanmar

Bangladesh has requested Indonesia to remain proactive in Asean to convince Myanmar to create a conducive environment for a safe, dignified, and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas.

Rohingyas in Bangladesh: Canada to provide Tk 1,951cr in 3 yrs as humanitarian aid

Canada has earmarked 288 million Canadian dollars (around Tk 1,951 crore) to provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh for the next three years.

Covid Shots: Inoculation of Rohingyas begins

Mass inoculation against Covid-19 began at the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar yesterday.

Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka seeks ASEAN intervention

Dhaka has sought ASEAN intervention in Rohingya repatriation by building trust and dispelling their sense of uncertainty over returning to Myanmar.

Rohingya Repatriation: WB clarifies its position

The World Bank  addressed its position on the Rohingya issue on its website yesterday.

Solution to Rohingya Crisis - Repatriation, not integration: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen yesterday reiterated the government position against any long-term programme by the World Bank for the integration of Rohingyas into Bangladesh.

Rohingyas in Bangladesh: No question of their integration with locals

Bangladesh does not want any measures that promote integration of the Rohingyas into the local society.

Rohingya Relocation to Bhasan Char: Govt, UN to sign deal in mid-August

The government and the United Nations are close to finalising a protection policy for the Rohingya management in Bhasan Char, with a deal expected by the middle of next month.

Floods, landslides hit Rohingya camps hard: UNHCR

More than 12,000 Rohingya refugees have been affected, while an estimated 2,500 shelters have been damaged or destroyed by heavy downpours, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has said.

Rohingya genocide case at ICJ: Myanmar military regime organises new legal team

The Myanmar military regime has organised a new legal team led by its foreign minister, U Wunna Maung Lwin, to present the defense in the Rohingya genocide case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).