000 Rohingya refugees

Left in the lurch

With the Rohingya repatriation nowhere in sight, their leaders say they feel ignored both by the international community and the Bangladesh government in the process of making decisions about their fate.

September 30, 2019
September 30, 2019

Myanmar should comply with deals over Rohingya repatriation: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon Myanmar to take action to ensure the Rohingyas’ safety and security and live-up to previous agreements made with Bangladesh over the return of the refugees.

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Left in the lurch

With the Rohingya repatriation nowhere in sight, their leaders say they feel ignored both by the international community and the Bangladesh government in the process of making decisions about their fate.

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

Responsibility Myanmar's

The UN Refugee Agency has inked a deal with Bangladesh on voluntary returns of Rohingya refugees but said conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive to a safe, dignified and sustainable repatriation.

January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018

Diplomatic challenges in contemporary times

One question merits attention: How was Bangladesh able to handle the flow of nearly 700,000 refugees in just three months' time, and now helping 1.2 million of them?

January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018

Rohingya Camps: 48,000 babies to be born this year

More than 48,000 Rohingya infants are expected to be born in Bangladesh this year and would be exposed to different diseases and malnutrition since birth that might cause untimely death by five, warns Save the Children.

January 6, 2018
January 6, 2018

Rohingyas keep coming

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine State are still crossing into Bangladesh though the two countries are expected to start the repatriation of the Rohingyas, who have already taken shelter here, in weeks.

January 5, 2018
January 5, 2018

Violence at Home, Insecurity Here, Uncertainty Ahead

The violent persecution of the Rohingya, which has displaced almost a million people from Myanmar to Bangladesh in recent months, represents one of the worst humanitarian disasters the world has ever seen.

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

‘Big question’ is whether Rohingyas can go home: UN refugee chief

The United Nations refugee chief says the "big question" regarding the up to 800,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh was whether they would be allowed to return to their homeland.