Myanmar Rohingya refugees

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

‘Rohingya presence posing serious threat to host community’

Leading economists and policy analysts reject the idea of providing Rohingya people with access to the local labour market in Cox’s Bazar and suggest quick repatriation of the Myanmar nationals to ease pressure on Bangladesh.

May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

UNHCR chief calls for solidarity with Rohingyas, refugees in Ramadan

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has called for solidarity with millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide, including over one million Rohingyas living in Bangladesh.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

The Philippines offers Rohingyas citizenship

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday offered citizenship to Rohingya refugees, reiterating his willingness to accept them into the country.

February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019

Bangladesh’s forest getting destroyed for Rohingyas: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says as over 1.2 million Rohingyas are living in Cox's Bazar district of the country, much of Bangladesh's forest is getting destroyed creating environmental disasters.

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Myanmar has failed to act

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it is unfortunate that Myanmar has failed to create a congenial atmosphere to take back Rohingyas, despite signing an agreement with Bangladesh on repatriation.

February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019

22 Rohingyas rescued in Cox's Bazar

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 22 Rohingyas, including children and women, from Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early yesterday. The 22 were going to be trafficked to Malaysia through the Bay of Bengal.

January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019

Force Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday renewed her call to the international community to force Myanmar to take back its over one million Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

No easy solution to Rohingya crisis: Foreign minister

The newly appointed Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen termed the Rohingya influx “a very serious issue” and said there is no easy solution to the humanitarian crisis.

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018

Tension flares in Rakhine state

Myanmar forces are conducting new rounds of "clearance operations" in conflict-hit Rakhine state after four local Buddhists were attacked and two killed, the commander-in-chief's office said yesterday, with one of the incidents blamed on Rohingya Muslims.

December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018

India hands 50 Rohingya shelters to Myanmar

India has handed Myanmar the first batch of 50 houses New Delhi built in Rakhine for Rohingya refugees on their return from Bangladesh.