rohingya influx

Myanmar conflicts hurting Bangladesh

Conflicts in Myanmar intensified after the military coup on February 1 last year, as pro-democracy activists and the National Unity Government’s armed wing, the Peoples’ Defence Force, began fighting the junta, in addition to about three dozen ethnic armed groups.

December 20, 2022
December 20, 2022

Rohingya Repatriation: Waiting for Godot?

the world must look onto effective measures to hold Myanmar accountable on repatriation.

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

Myanmar conflicts hurting Bangladesh

Conflicts in Myanmar intensified after the military coup on February 1 last year, as pro-democracy activists and the National Unity Government’s armed wing, the Peoples’ Defence Force, began fighting the junta, in addition to about three dozen ethnic armed groups.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Tensions on border: Dhaka should take it to UN immediately

Myanmar, by its actions near the border, have lately been violating international rules and posing serious threats to the sovereignty of Bangladesh, analysts have said.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Rohingya resettlement in third country not a wise idea: Experts

The Rohingya genocide day on August 25 brought to the fore diverse suggestions for a sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis. Two similar proposals, however, stand out. One was from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the other was from the Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh, Ito Naoki.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Are the Rohingyas doomed to a half life?

Int'l community must put their money where their mouth is

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

5 Years of influx: Rohingya return a distant dream

Khin Maung dreamt of becoming a lawyer to help the Rohingyas realise their rights in a country where they were denied citizenship.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Cox’s Bazar forests in grave danger

The critical biodiversity areas in Cox’s Bazar -- Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary, Himchhari National Park and Inani National Park -- face a grave risk of peril due to high level of human interventions following the Rohingya influx, according to two recent studies.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

Rohingya Influx: Needs of affected locals 'ignored'

While locals in Cox's Bazar are bearing the brunt of socio-economic and environmental damages due to the massive influx of Rohingyas, their needs are being largely overlooked, said local government representatives and officials of the district yesterday.

January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018

Rohingya Influx, Settlements: Forests, hills in peril: UN

The Rohingya influx has caused a critical impact on the forest lands in Cox's Bazar as thousands of hectares have been destroyed for making makeshift camps and collecting firewood.

November 4, 2017
November 4, 2017

No end in sight

About 3,000 Rohingyas who entered Bangladesh through the Anzumanpara border point in Ukhia on Wednesday night were shifted to Balukhali temporary shelter over the last two days.