Rohingya Refugee Crisis

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.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Myanmar violated border norms deploying addl forces: BGB

Myanmar has violated border norms by deploying additional forces with arms on their bordering area which is opposite to Bangladesh’s Tombru border, Border Guard Bangladesh Additional Director General Brig Gen Mojibur Rahman says.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar ‘bars entry’ for UK govt body after criticism

The Myanmar authorities allegedly block entry for a fact-finding committee of the British government following criticism by the UK MPs over Myanmar’s role in the Rohingya crisis.

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

‘Suu Kyi’s choice is clear; resign or be held accountable’

The three female Nobel Peace laureates--Tawakkol Karman, Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Maguire – today called for an immediate end to the “genocide” of the Rohingya people.