Rohingya Refugee issues

Solution lies with Myanmar

Solution to the Rohingya crisis lies in the refugees returning voluntarily to Myanmar from Bangladesh in a safe and dignified manner, said United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019

Rohingyas, a big burden for Bangladesh: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Myanmar should take the displaced Rohingyas back as they have emerged as a big burden for Bangladesh.

September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017

Solution lies with Myanmar

Solution to the Rohingya crisis lies in the refugees returning voluntarily to Myanmar from Bangladesh in a safe and dignified manner, said United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017

Night at a refugee camp

7:00pm As the last relief truck departs, Shafiuallah Kata Pahar, a group of hillocks, reverts back to a strange sense of calm. People, carrying sacks of rice and packs of food, begin to return to their tents. Suddenly, the hills seem to be dotted with fireflies. Lamps and candles masquerade as shining stars in the sky on a dark night, lighting up one by one.

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017

World's most urgent refugee crisis: UNHCR

As Rohingyas have continued to flee into Bangladesh, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi warned of humanitarian disaster.

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

Don't interfere in Myanmar's internal matters

Amid an international outcry over the military persecution of Rohingyas in Rakhine, Russia yesterday called on other countries to refrain from interfering in Myanmar's internal affairs.