Myanmar Rohingya crisis

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 arguments weak that there was no genocidal intent, analysts say.

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.

October 27, 2019
October 27, 2019

US senators mull more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation

After visiting Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar that hosted over 1.1 million forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals, New York State Senators are planning to ask their federal colleagues to put more efforts in ensuring sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh.

October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019

US wants postponement of Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Appreciating the country for opening its borders to huge Rohingya refugees, the United States has urged Bangladesh to "postpone" its Rohingya relocation plan to Bhashan char until independent experts can determine it a suitable location, though Bangladesh is looking for a voluntary nature of relocation.

October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019

Fresh list of 50,000 Rohingyas handed to Myanmar: Minister

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said a new list of around 50,000 Rohingyas has been handed over to Myanmar to expedite Rohingya repatriation efforts.