Bangladesh must have meaningful dialogue with all actors involved for repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Bangladesh has said the principle of burden- and responsibility-sharing should be central to the actions of the international community in addressing humanitarian situations.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), today extended its tripartite deal with Myanmar for improving conditions in Rakhine state for Rohingyas to return and live with other communities.
World Bank has approved $350 million in grant financing for three projects to help Bangladesh address needs of the host communities and the displaced Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar district for their health services, response to gender-based violence, social protection, basic services and infrastructure.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says "war crimes" may have been committed against Rohingya Muslims but denied genocide, saying refugees had "exaggerated" the extent of abuses against them.
China has reaffirmed its willingness to provide further support, within its capacity, to Myanmar in the Rohingya repatriation process and resettlement of the displaced people from Rakhine state.
A delegation of a parliamentary body is going to ASEAN country Cambodia on a three-day visit for a discussion on repatriation of Rohingyas.
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 in detention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has reiterated that India is supportive of Bangladesh’s efforts to resolve the Rohingya problem.
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.
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.
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.