Rohingya repatriation deal

May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018

No date for repatriation

The Joint Working Group has failed to fix any date to start repatriation of around 700,000 Rohingyas even three months after Bangladesh handed over a list of 8,032 refugees to Myanmar.

April 7, 2018
April 7, 2018

More time needed to verify Rohingyas: Myanmar minister

Win Myat Aye, Myanmar's social welfare, relief and resettlement minister, says the Rohingya repatriation process has delayed as they need more time to verify the identities of the refugees.

March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018

'Some progress' in UN role

Myanmar and the United Nations have made “some progress” in terms of UN's engagement in repatriation of the

January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018

Rohingya presence creating massive socio-economic pressure: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh is facing massive socio-economic and demographic pressure due to the presence of a huge number of Rohingyas.

January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018

Rohingya Return: Preparation needs more time: UNHCR

More time is needed to prepare the return of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to northern Rakhine State in Myanmar, the UN refugee chief said yesterday, after a Bangladeshi official said the plan to...

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018

Rohingya Refugees: Clouds still hang heavy over repatriation deal

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed on a two-year timeline for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya amid international community's concern over the repatriation climate and the...

January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018

Diplomatic challenges in contemporary times

One question merits attention: How was Bangladesh able to handle the flow of nearly 700,000 refugees in just three months' time, and now helping 1.2 million of them?

November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017

What will be fate of Rohingyas entered before Oct 9, 2016: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir raises a question over the fate of the Rohingyas, who entered Bangladesh before October 9, 2016 in the face of persecution in Myanmar.