Myanmar violence

Don't let Myanmar go Rwanda's way

It has been over three weeks that the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres had issued a letter, unprecedented in the last 28 years since the 1989 Lebanon conflict, to the Security Council for its action on the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.

October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017

Bangladesh to move ahead despite Rohingya influx: PM

Asserting that Bangladesh never felt scared in facing problems, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the country will surely make its great strides in development despite the inflow of tens of thousands of forcibly evicted Myanmar nationals into it.

September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017

Don't let Myanmar go Rwanda's way

It has been over three weeks that the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres had issued a letter, unprecedented in the last 28 years since the 1989 Lebanon conflict, to the Security Council for its action on the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

Who is supplying weapons to Myanmar?

In the backdrops of Rohingya crisis, Al Jazeera has portrayed the flow of weapons to Myanmar from different parts of the world. According to the graphic, most of Myanmar's military imports come from China, Russia, India, Israel and Ukraine.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Biometric registration of Rohingyas begins

The government has started recording biometric data of Rohingyas as part of efforts to document the refugees entering Bangladesh to escape genocide in Myanmar.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Provide humanitarian aid for Rohingyas: Dhaka to int’l community

Dhaka reiterates its call to the international community to help Bangladesh with urgent humanitarian assistances to address the current crisis and provide political support to ensure sustainable return of all Rohingya people to their homes in Myanmar.

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

US senators for halting violence against Rohingyas

Two top US Senators -- Dick Durbin and John McCain – have introduced a resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence being committed against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.

September 3, 2017
September 3, 2017

Rohingya issue: Indonesian minister arrives Sep 5

Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi will arrive in Dhaka on Tuesday to discuss with Bangladesh government officials the current persecution on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine.

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

‘Worsening cycle of violence in Rakhine must be broken urgently’

A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm at the deteriorating situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, affecting not just the Rakhine and Muslim populations but also other communities.

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

Hindus too fleeing persecution in Myanmar

Several hundred members of Hindu community from Maungdaw of Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh through a border in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar amid attack by an “unidentified armed group”.

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

PM urges US to put pressure on Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the United States to put pressure on Myanmar to stop pushing-in Rohingya nationals to Bangladesh as US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells pays a courtesy call on the premier at her office in Dhaka.