humanitarian crisis

How 'humanitarian technology' can help deal with Rohingya crisis

Since August 25, 2017, the world has experienced one of the most brutal and fastest-growing humanitarian crises that led to the “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” involving the Rohingya community in Myanmar.

February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018

Dhaka urges UNSC to visit Rohingyas

Bangladesh has urged the UN Security Council to undertake visits to Myanmar and Bangladesh to witness the humanitarian situation of

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

How 'humanitarian technology' can help deal with Rohingya crisis

Since August 25, 2017, the world has experienced one of the most brutal and fastest-growing humanitarian crises that led to the “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” involving the Rohingya community in Myanmar.

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

UN Secretary General's call

We are heartened by the UN Secretary General's categorical condemnation of what he has termed a "humanitarian nightmare" referring to the unbelievable trauma experienced by Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh to escape indescribable violence.

September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

Mount pressure on Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the international community to mount pressure on Myanmar to stop pushing its

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

Floods affect 16m people in South Asia

Over 16 million people in Bangladesh, Nepal and India are affected by the monsoon floods ravaging parts of South Asia and unfolding

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

Myanmar Rohingyas: Killings, rights violation on

A United Nations special rapporteur has issued a strongly worded statement accusing Myanmar of implementing policies reminiscent of the previous military government, and of presiding over a worsening security and human rights situation.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

No army link found yet: Thai deputy PM

Thailand Deputy Prime Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn denies having knowledge of any army personnel's link with human trafficking.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

Opinion: Human trafficking and Myanmar denial

The continuous media exposure of the humanitarian crisis caused by thousands of illegally trafficked people, has led to an international demand to give these sick people – humanitarian aid first.

May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

Myanmar must recognise Rohingyas as its citizens

In the wake of a much publicised international humanitarian crisis relating to boatpeople, thousands of whom are languishing in the high seas, Myanmar's reluctance to attend Thailand's May 29 regional summit to solve the issue, is disconcerting.