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  • Genocide of Rohingya

    'Bring Myanmar govt, military to justice'

    Marking a year of Rohingya influx, a group of civil society and NGO members form a human chain in front of National Press Club in Dhaka demanding justice for "genocide" carried out by the Myanmar government and military in Rakhine state.

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    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.

  • Myanmar Army Chief Min Aung Hlaing

    Rohingyas will be safe in areas 'designated' for them: Myanmar army chief

    Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar will be safe as long as they stay in the model villages built for them, the country's army chief says, renewing fears they will be kept in settlements indefinitely.

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    Rohingya crisis: US to continue support to Bangladesh

    The United States assures Bangladesh of its continued political and humanitarian support in addressing huge man-made Rohingya crisis.

  • Rohingya refugee children

    Temporary camp to house 30,000 Rohingyas: Myanmar

    Myanmar is building a camp to temporarily house 30,000 Rohingya Muslims targeted for repatriation after fleeing violence in Rakhine State, state media reports, as Myanmar and Bangladesh meet to discuss how to implement a repatriation deal.

  • Rohingya refugee children

    Rohingyas require more supports: IOM

    Despite the ongoing efforts of aid agencies, and the local and national Bangladeshi authorities, there is so much more work to be done to give the Rohingyas the most basic support they need to ensure their safety, dignity and well-being, says a consultant of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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    73pc Rohingyas now living in settlements: IOM

    Some 73 percent of Rohingyas are now living in new spontaneous settlements, says International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  • Long march for Rohingyas’ safe return

    Long march for Rohingyas’ safe return

    Ideal Citizen Movement (ICM), a non-political organisation, begins a long march from Dhaka towards Cox’s Bazar demanding safe and dignified return of Rohingya refugees to their homeland in Myanmar.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir talks on Jatiya Oikyafront road march

    What will be fate of Rohingyas entered before Oct 9, 2016: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir raises a question over the fate of the Rohingyas, who entered Bangladesh before October 9, 2016 in the face of persecution in Myanmar.

  • Rohingya refugees

    83 HIV-infected Rohingyas traced

    A total of 83 HIV-infected Rohingya patients are traced in Cox's Bazar till August 25 last, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim tells parliament.

  • 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.

  • Indian Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

    ‘Myanmar should come forward recognising Rohingyas as its nationals’

    Speaker of Indian Lok Sabha Sumitra Mahajan says Myanmar should come forward for solving the ongoing Rohingya crisis recognising the people as its nationals.

  • Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

    ‘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.

  • Save the Children CEO says

    ‘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.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    5-point proposal could resolve Rohingya crisis: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Rohingya crisis can be resolved in line with the five-point proposal she placed in the UN General Assembly session in New York in September.

  • 3 Rohingyas detained from Bogra passport office

    3 Rohingyas detained from Bogra passport office

    Police detain three Rohingya people from Bogra passport office as they attempted to collect Bangladeshi passports, providing fake birth certificates.

  • Rohingya influx in Bangladesh

    Rohingya boat capsize death toll rises to 29

    The death toll from Sunday’s boat capsize reaches 29 as bodies of 15 more Rohingya refugees, who were fleeing into Bangladesh from Myanmar, are recovered in the Naf River.

  • ‘10,000 more Rohingyas enter Bangladesh’

    Amid concerns of further exodus, over 10,000 more Rohingya refugees intrude into Bangladesh through Cox’s Bazar fleeing from persecution in Myanmar.

  • Canada concerned over plight of Rohingyas refugees

    Canada concerned over plight of Rohingyas

    Canada expresses grave concern over the deteriorating situation over plight of the Rohingya and other ethnic minorities in Myanmar.

  • Muslim Rohingya are still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh and the United Nations is bracing for a possible "further exodus", the UN humanitarian aid chief says.

    UN braces for further exodus

    Muslim Rohingya are still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh and the United Nations is bracing for a possible "further exodus", the UN humanitarian aid chief says.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    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.

  • No place for militants on Bangladesh soil: Rab chief

    Militants will get no place on Bangladesh soil even if they enter the country as Rohingya refugees, Director General (DG) of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) Benazir Ahmed says.

  • Rohingya refugees

    India struggles to rein in border flows of cattle and Rohingya

    Stopping Rohingya refugees from crossing India's porous eastern border with Bangladesh is straining the resources of guards battling to halt a flow of smuggled cattle in the opposite direction, security officials say.

  • Canada concerned over plight of Rohingyas refugees

    UNHCR calls for redoubling humanitarian efforts for Rohingyas

    The UNHCR calls for a redoubling of the international humanitarian response in Bangladesh, saying, the conditions for an estimated 480,000 Rohingyas who have fled to the country from Myanmar since August 25 can still deteriorate.

  • Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    Rohingya exodus number now 480,000: UN

    The United Nations drastically increases the estimated number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar to 480,000 as Bangladesh eases restrictions on aid groups working in refugee camps and seeks $250 million to cope with the crisis.

  • Bangladesh needs "massive international assistance" to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingyas who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency says.

    Rohingyas in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance: UN

    Bangladesh needs "massive international assistance" to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingyas who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency says.

  • History and sufferings of Rohingya community

    Watch the Star Live Video to know more about the history of the Rohingya people of Myanmar's Rakhine state, who migrated from Bengal to Myanmar (then Burma) several hundred years ago, and have been a subject of hatred and oppression by the Myanmar authorities.

  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    In a sense, Myanmar declared war against Bangladesh: Muhith

    Terming Rohingya refugee influx in Bangladesh a disaster, Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that in a sense Myanmar has declared war against Bangladesh by sending the people.

  • Here are some reactions from diplomats, aid agency officials, human rights groups and others to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's speech on violence in Rakhine State.

    Reactions to Suu Kyi's speech

    Here are some reactions from diplomats, aid agency officials, human rights groups and others to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's first address to the nation since attacks by Rohingya Muslim insurgents on August 25 sparked a military response that has forced more than 410,000 Rohingya into neighboring Bangladesh.

  • Rohingya crisis: SKorea urges int’l community to help Bangladesh

    South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh, Ahn Seong-doo calls upon the international community to help Bangladesh in addressing the Rohingya crisis.

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