rohingya killing

Actions against Rohingya meets genocide standard

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.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

A forgotten partition: Myanmar’s long separation from South Asia

What was the first partition of the British Raj in 1937 created a separate crown colony with very little representative government

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

Actions against Rohingya meets genocide standard

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.

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

Beyond religion, for humanity

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

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

Reporter's Diary: Death, despair and destruction

Six-year-old Hizbullah tightly grips his grandmother Shiriluk's hand.

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

STOP ATROCITIES

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.

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Yunus suggests 7-point proposal for resolving Rohingya crisis

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.

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

In desperate need for shelter

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.

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

Myanmar faces chorus of anger

Myanmar state security forces and armed locals committed mass killing of Rohingyas, including children and women, and burned

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

Violence in Rakhine State: Deadly attacks in Myanmar kill 89

Muslim militants in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine State yesterday, and at least 59 of the insurgents and 12 members of the security forces were killed, the army and government said. The fighting -- still going on in some areas -- marked a major escalation in a simmering conflict in the northwestern state since last October, when similar attacks prompted a big military sweep beset by allegations of serious human rights abuses.

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

Fresh influx on

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.