Rohingya

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Create conditions in Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation: Bangladesh to UN

Bangladesh has urged the UN to scale up its programme and create conducive conditions in the Rakhine State of Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation, arguing that efforts on the Bangladesh side alone will not bring about any lasting solution to the problem.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Mohib Ullah murder: Charges pressed against 29 Rohingyas without naming ARSA

Police today pressed charges against 29 Rohingyas in a case filed over the grisly murder of Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

7 Rohingyas, making their way from India, detained in Cox’s Bazar camp

Seven members of two Rohingya families, who made their way from India's Jammu and Kashmir, have been detained by Armed Police Battalion (APBn) at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

16 killed as Rohingya boat capsizes off Myanmar coast

At least 16 people from Myanmar’s Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were traveling on to seek refuge in another country, officials and a recovery team member said Tuesday.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Rohingyas sneaking in from India now

The illegal entry of Rohingyas into Bangladesh from India over the past three weeks has triggered a fresh concern as the new inflow will create an additional burden for the country already hosting one million of the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Preparations underway at Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar to tackle Cyclone Asani

Cox's Bazar District Administration has taken preparations in advance to ensure safety of Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar as there is a forecast of cyclone "Asani" under the influence of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Religious freedom worsening in Bangladesh, across South Asia: US report

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom has expressed deep concerns about the worsening religious freedom conditions in Bangladesh and other South Asian countries.

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

US offers equipment, training for Bangladesh’s armed forces

USA wants to assist Bangladesh in modernisation and institutional development of the latter’s armed forces by providing defence equipment and training.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

Is Bhashan Char really the answer to the Rohingya crisis?

Bhashan Char has lately become a topic of critical debate in the refugee relocation discourse. It is a reality that comes with a harsh reminder of demographic changes within the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar and the limits of a highly populated state in supporting an incredibly high number of foreign nationals living in its territory.

August 25, 2021
August 25, 2021

Journalist Mohammad Al-Masum Molla releases first ever book on Bhasan Char

Journalist Mohammad Al-Masum Molla, one of The Daily Star’s lead reporters of environmental, political, and human rights issues, sees the launch of his new book, Bhasan Char: Bastion in the Bay (Agamee Prokashoni, 2021), on August 25.