Rohingya Refugee Crisis

PM urges UN, int’l community for intensified role in Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday (September 20, 2022) reiterated her call to the international community and the United Nations (UN) to play intensified role in solving the Rohingya crisis by repatriating the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals to their motherland.

May 19, 2019
May 19, 2019

Turkey pledges support to end Rohingya crisis

Turkey is committed to working with Bangladesh in regional and international levels to bring an end to the Rohingya crisis that has been affecting Bangladesh in socio-economic, environmental and even diplomatic fronts.

November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018

Rohingya Repatriation: Plans pushed back to 2019

Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis have been stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely to be revisited following year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said yesterday.

September 23, 2018
September 23, 2018

WB regional vice president due today

World Bank Vice President for the South Asia region, Hartwig Schafer, is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka today to further deepen the

July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

Germany to help find solution to Rohingya crisis

German Foreign Minister of State Niels Annen has said his government will provide political support to have a solution to Rohingya crisis through ensuring safe and sustainable return of the displaced people to their own homeland.

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

‘Provide evidence of mass atrocities against Rohingyas to ICC’

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) urges the government to provide evidence of mass atrocities against Rohingyas to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

May 5, 2018
May 5, 2018

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.

April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018

US team investigating atrocities against Rohingyas

The US government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to prosecute Myanmar's military for crimes against humanity, US officials tell Reuters.

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Rohingya repatriation: Dhaka signs MoU with UNHCR

Bangladesh signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, relating to voluntary return of Rohingya refugees, once conditions in Myanmar are conducive.

April 2, 2018
April 2, 2018

‘Rohingyas to be relocated to habitable places’

Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque says that Rohingya refugees will be relocated to new places after ensuring that the areas are habitable. Rohingya refugees will be relocated to the places which are viable, he said.

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

Rohingya refugee crisis, UN General Assembly and Bangladesh diplomacy

The latest incident of the Rohingya refugee influx into Bangladesh has produced a scenario which is different from earlier influxes in two aspects: one is humanitarian, which can be legally interpreted in various ways, from forced displacement to genocide. Killings, torture, rape, forced expulsion and starvation has driven nearly one million Rohingyas to take refuge in Bangladesh since August 2017.