persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar

‘UNSC can’t avoid responsibility over Rohingya crisis’

Bangladesh says the international community, particularly the United Nations Security Council, cannot avoid its responsibility for a sustainable solution of the Rohingya crisis through voluntary, safe and dignified return of the Rohingyas to their place of origin and bringing the perpetrators to justice.

September 1, 2019
September 1, 2019

Myanmar army says to punish soldiers

Myanmar’s army says will court-martial soldiers after a new finding in an inquiry into atrocities in Rakhine state, from which more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims fled a 2017 army-led campaign the United Nations says was executed with “genocidal intent”.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

‘UNSC can’t avoid responsibility over Rohingya crisis’

Bangladesh says the international community, particularly the United Nations Security Council, cannot avoid its responsibility for a sustainable solution of the Rohingya crisis through voluntary, safe and dignified return of the Rohingyas to their place of origin and bringing the perpetrators to justice.

January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019

'Protect Rohingyas'

Indian authorities beat and threatened Rohingyas, forcing some to flee to Bangladesh in recent weeks, said Fortify Rights yesterday.

November 19, 2017
November 19, 2017

Canadian minister to visit Bangladesh Nov 21-23

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, is to visit Bangladesh from November 21 to 23 to witness first-hand the devastating impact of the Rohingya refugee crisis and discuss with Bangladesh government its efforts to address the crisis.

October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017

‘Constructive approach needed to repatriate Rohingyas’

Indian Foreign Secretary Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar says a ‘constructive’ approach is necessary to deal with the issue of repatriation of the displaced Rohingyas, who are staying in Bangladesh and India after fleeing persecution in their home state of Rakhine in Myanmar.

October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017

‘Rohingya children at risk of trafficking, sexual abuse and child labour’

International aid group Save the Children warns that Rohingya children are exposed to alarming risks of trafficking, sexual abuse and child labour due to overcrowding, lack of schooling and widespread desperation of people in the makeshift settlements in Cox's Bazar.