Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Rohingya crisis and the need for political unity

The process of building a political community – veritably a nation in the case of the Rohingya – is a long one.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

5 Years of influx: Rohingya return a distant dream

Khin Maung dreamt of becoming a lawyer to help the Rohingyas realise their rights in a country where they were denied citizenship.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

There's no alternative to Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh should not be made a victim of its own generosity

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Uncertainty over repatriation pushing Rohingyas towards crimes, Hasina tells UNHCR

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are getting frustrated due to prolonged uncertainty over repatriation to their homeland, Myanmar.

August 18, 2019
August 18, 2019

Rohingya repatriation will begin anytime: Foreign secy

Repatriation of the Rohingya refugees, who fled to Bangladesh following the brutal military crackdown in Myanmar since August 2017, will begin anytime, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque says.

May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019

22 Rohingyas rescued from human traffickers

Police rescue 22 Rohingyas from human traffickers in Teknaf and Maheshkhali of Cox’s Bazar.

September 10, 2018
September 10, 2018

Take steps against Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the international community to come up with specific effective steps to force Myanmar to take back their over one million forcibly displaced nationals living in Bangladesh as per the agreements signed between the two countries.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

UNHCR scales up aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

As the number of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar edges towards half a million, the UN Refugee Agency is stepping up delivery of life-saving aid to desperate people camped out near two official refugee camps in south-eastern Bangladesh.

September 17, 2017
September 17, 2017

Writ seeks specific refugee law in Bangladesh

A Supreme Court lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the government to formulate a specific law regarding the refugees taking shelter in Bangladesh.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Myanmar situation 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing': UN

The UN human rights chief slams Myanmar's apparent "systematic attack" on the Rohingya minority, warning that "ethnic cleansing" seemed to be underway.