Mynarmar Rohingya crisis

Comments on Rohingya Repatriation: Bangladesh demands Myanmar apologise

Dhaka yesterday protested the "derogatory and provocative" remarks of Myanmar Religious Affairs Minister Thura Aung Ko on Rohingya refugees and asked the country to apologise.

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

'Frustrated' UN chief criticises Myanmar

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress as a source of "enormous frustration."

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

Comments on Rohingya Repatriation: Bangladesh demands Myanmar apologise

Dhaka yesterday protested the "derogatory and provocative" remarks of Myanmar Religious Affairs Minister Thura Aung Ko on Rohingya refugees and asked the country to apologise.

November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018

Rohingya return starts tomorrow

Bangladesh and Myanmar are set to begin the long-awaited repatriation of Rohingyas tomorrow. In the first batch, 2,260 refugees are expected to go home.

October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018

Genocide incited on Facebook

Facebook said it removed 13 more pages and 10 accounts linked to the Myanmar military after a New York Times (NYT) report on Monday accused the military for launching a half-decade-long campaign of hate on the social media.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

Conduct credible Rohingya probe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi that a credible investigation into alleged human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims is key to resolving tensions in the country's Rakhine state.

October 1, 2018
October 1, 2018

Myanmar’s situation deeply disturbing: Australia

The situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine, Shan and Kachin states are deeply disturbing and the atrocities committed there are highly condemnable, the Australian High Commission in Dhaka says in a statement.

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

Rohingya Crisis: UN votes to set up panel to prepare indictment

The UN Human Rights Council votes to set up a panel to prepare criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar, amid allegations of genocide against the Rohingya minority.

September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018

Myanmar must release Reuters journalists: MEPs

Conservative Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backs overwhelming calls in the European Parliament for the immediate release of journalists arrested in Myanmar while investigating the Rohingya crisis.

September 7, 2018
September 7, 2018

WHO lauds Bangladesh support for Rohingyas

WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh highly appreciates Bangladesh's all-out support in the full range of care, including good health care, for Rohingya people living here.

September 3, 2018
September 3, 2018

CPJ condemns jailing of 2 Reuters journos in Myanmar

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the sentencing of two reporters of Reuters in Myanmar to seven years each in prison on charges of breaching the Official Secrets Act.