Mayanmar Rohingya refugee crisis

February 20, 2020
February 20, 2020

Ensure transparency in relief management for Rohingyas

Cox’s Bazar Civil Society and NGO Forum (CCNF) demands that the government make the relief management for Rohingya refugees transparent and form an authority regarding the matter.

January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020

Facebook apologizes for vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Facebook Inc blames a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologising for any offence caused.

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

Rohingya repatriation: Bangladesh, China, Myanmar to evaluate progress

Bangladesh, China and Myanmar have agreed to form a "tripartite joint working mechanism" to evaluate the situation on the ground for Rohingya repatriation.

August 25, 2019
August 25, 2019

Lapsing into hopelessness

The Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar feel like they are trapped and this is breeding frustration among them.

August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019

JS body for investigation whether NGOs misleading Rohingyas

A parliamentary body asks the foreign ministry to find out whether any non-government organisation is misleading Rohingya refugees not to return to their country from Bangladesh.

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

‘Malaysia to work with Bangladesh on Rohingya repatriation’

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today said Malaysia has agreed to work with Bangladesh on quick repatriation of the Rohingya refugees.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Senators ask US to sanction Myanmar army chief

Senators call for the United States to slap sanctions on Myanmar's army chief, saying more needed to be done to bring accountability over the campaign against the Rohingya.

March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019

‘No money offered to Rohingyas in Bangladesh’

China has not offered Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh money to repatriate to Myanmar, says an official of Chinese embassy in Dhaka. The latest development came after the BenarNews reported that a delegation of officials from Beijing had promised refugee families up to USD $6,000 each if they returned to Rakhine state.

February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019

Myanmar parliament approves panel to discuss constitution

Myanmar's parliament votes to set up a committee to discuss amending the country's constitution, despite objections by military-aligned lawmakers against a move that is likely to challenge the army's power.

December 3, 2018
December 3, 2018

Rohingyas not to return without security, citizenship: ISCG

The Rohingya community continues to express ‘unwillingness’ to go back to Myanmar unless their security, basic human rights and citizenship are ensured.