Myanmar Rohingya crisis

December 28, 2019
December 28, 2019

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya

The UN General Assembly approves a resolution strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths...

December 26, 2019
December 26, 2019

Dhaka, Beijing discuss ways for early repatriation of Rohingyas

Bangladesh and China discusses ways for the “early repatriation” of Rohingyas, currently taking shelter in Cox’s Bazar district, to their place of origin in Rakhine state of Myanmar.

December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019

Rohingya genocide: Full transcript of last 2 days' hearing at ICJ

The hearings at an international court in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Rohingya population at the International Court of Justice in The Hague roles...

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

Remove hatred from your heart: Rights bodies to Suu Kyi

Different international rights bodies condemn Aung San Suu Kyi’s argument in social media as the Myanmar leader ruled out the allegation of ongoing genocide at Rohingya villages in Rakhine.

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

Genocidal intent there for decades, experts say

Denial of Rohingya citizenship, systematic deprivation and violation of basic rights by the Myanmar authorities over the decades were not mentioned by any of the lawyers at the ICJ – making their...

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

Muslims not part of conflict in Rakhine: Suu Kyi

Refuting the allegation of the ongoing genocide against Rohingyas in Rakhine, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells the UN’s highest court that Muslims are not part of the conflict.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

‘Bangladesh had no alternative but to allow Rohingyas’

Bangladesh had no alternative but to allow Rohingyas in the country when they faced atrocities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque has said.

November 18, 2019
November 18, 2019

Myanmar not out of ICC, ICJ jurisdiction: Shahriar Alam

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam says the Myanmar government is not out of the jurisdiction of International Court of Justice (ICJ) and International Criminal Court (ICC).

November 11, 2019
November 11, 2019

Rohingyas threat to national, regional security: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said 1.1 million Rohingyas, citizens of Myanmar who fled here in the face of persecution, are not only a threat to the security for Bangladesh but also for the region.

November 3, 2019
November 3, 2019

India fully supportive to resolve Rohingya crisis

Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has reiterated that India is supportive of Bangladesh’s efforts to resolve the Rohingya problem.