What was the first partition of the British Raj in 1937 created a separate crown colony with very little representative government
The Chairman of the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Ed Royce yesterday said he believed that a realistic accounting of the deliberate campaign of murder, intimidation and displacement against the Rohingya clearly met the legal standard for genocide.
Mohammad Amin is one of the many people to afford a reception to the Rohingya refugees at Shah Porir Dwip. Instead of a red carpet
Six-year-old Hizbullah tightly grips his grandmother Shiriluk's hand.
Denouncing the atrocities unleashed by the military in Rakhine State as “acts against humanity and violation of human rights”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Myanmar must take back its citizens now sheltered in Bangladesh. "Myanmar has to take back its nationals and give them a safe place to live in their homeland. The international community should put pressure on Myanmar as it is committing such atrocities against Rohingya people ... this has to be stopped," she added.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus today proposed a seven-point recommendation to solve the ongoing Rohingya crisis in light of the former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan-led Commission’s reports over the issue.
Myanmar state security forces and armed locals committed mass killing of Rohingyas, including children and women, and burned
Nearly 70,000 Rohingya refugees have gathered at two newly built camps in Teknaf and Ukhia of Cox's Bazar as the old shelters in the district are already overcrowded. So far, an estimated 90,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh in the wake of violence triggered by a Rohingya insurgent attack in Myanmar's Rakhine State on August 25.
In the wake of Rohingya insurgents' attacks on police and army personnel in Rakhine State, Bangladesh yesterday saw a sudden influx of Rohingyas who fled Myanmar for fear of persecution.