Rohingya Relocation

February 14, 2021
February 14, 2021

Relocation to Bhasan Char: Over 1,152 Rohingyas leave Cox’s Bazar

Over 1,152 Rohingyas have left Cox's Bazar refugee camp for Chattogram’s Patenga as they are set to be relocated to Noakhali's Bhasan Char.

October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020

Before Rohingya relocation, allow UN visit to Bhashan Char: HRW to govt

Human Rights Watch has called for Bangladesh government to allow a visit by the UN to Bhashan Char before any Rohingya relocation.

October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020

Before Rohingya relocation, allow UN visit to Bhashan Char: HRW to govt

Human Rights Watch has called for Bangladesh government to allow a visit by the UN to Bhashan Char before any Rohingya relocation.

October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019

US wants postponement of Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Appreciating the country for opening its borders to huge Rohingya refugees, the United States has urged Bangladesh to "postpone" its Rohingya relocation plan to Bhashan char until...

September 6, 2019
September 6, 2019

Rohingya Relocation: Support our plan or leave the country

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said if the UN agencies do not support the government’s plan to move 100,000 Rohingya refugees to an island in the Bay of Bengal, they would be expelled, if...

September 5, 2019
September 5, 2019

Support Rohingya island relocation or leave the country: Bangladesh to UN

In an interview with a German media outlet, Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen says that the Bangladeshi government wants the United Nations aid agencies to support its plan to relocate 100...

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

No pressure on MPs to take oath

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it is not her policy to divide any party or do anything that leads to a split in a party.

March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019

Rohingya’s Bhasan Char relocation to be voluntary: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said relocation of Rohingyas to Bhasan Char will be done on a voluntary basis as they will only be moved there if they want to.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Dhaka not in a hurry

Bangladesh is not in a hurry to relocate Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island, a minister told Reuters yesterday, after the United Nations sought more details on the government's plan.

March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019

Rohingya Relocation: UNHCR calls for continued talks with govt

The UNHCR international protection chief has called for continued discussion to make sure that relocation of Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char island will be completely voluntary.