Bangladesh PM expressed her appreciation for Japan's support for displaced persons thus far, including its humanitarian assistance as the first country to do so for those resettled in Bhasan Char
Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki today said it is unlikely to see a full-scale Rohingya repatriation anytime soon due to the situation in Myanmar at this moment.
The European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, announced an additional funding of 3 million Euros for Bhasan Char.
Rohingya human rights activist Razia Sultana talks to Shuprova Tasneem from The Daily Star on Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day.
When Abdul Hakim landed on a remote island in the Bay of Bengal some 20 months ago, finding a job was his main concern. There were little to no employment opportunities in Bhasan Char when he arrived in the first batch from a cramped Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar.
Journalist Mohammad Al-Masum Molla, one of The Daily Star’s lead reporters of environmental, political, and human rights issues, sees the launch of his new book, Bhasan Char: Bastion in the Bay (Agamee Prokashoni, 2021), on August 25.
Two senior officials of UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, arrived today on a four-day visit to observe the Rohingya situation in both Cox's Bazar Rohingya camps and Bhasan Char.
Over 1,152 Rohingyas have left Cox's Bazar refugee camp for Chattogram’s Patenga as they are set to be relocated to Noakhali's Bhasan Char.
Bangladesh is not in a hurry to relocate Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island, a minister told Reuters yesterday, after the United Nations sought more details on the government's plan.