Rohingyas

September 3, 2018
September 3, 2018

The strategic importance of Rakhine State

While the media spotlight on Rohingyas has primarily focused on religious persecution and ethnic cleansing, the strategic importance of Rakhine State of Myanmar needs to be articulated.

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

Army, BSF deployed to stop Rohingyas from entering India

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh says the army and Border Security Force (BSF) have been deployed to stop Rohingyas from entering the country.

March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018

What will the world do about Rohingyas?

We commend the statement issued by the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights in recognising that Rohingyas continue to be victims of ethnic cleansing and forced starvation and that the...

December 17, 2017
December 17, 2017

Rohingyas in No-man's Land: Life laden with fear, worries

Every dawn, Hamida's two-year-old girl wakes up and cries, hearing the sound of Myanmar army's heavy vehicles. She grabs her mother

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

Force Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the Commonwealth countries to force Myanmar to stop persecution on its Rohingya citizens and take them back from Bangladesh at the earliest.

October 28, 2017
October 28, 2017

Khaleda goes to Cox's Bazar today to visit Rohingyas

As BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia leaves the capital for Cox's Bazar today to distribute relief supplies among the Rohingyas, her party is all set for a massive showdown on her way to Cox's...

October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017

UNHCR collecting Rohingya data

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been working with the Bangladesh government to collect data on the estimated 5,36,000 forcibly displaced Rohingyas of Rakhine state of...

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

'Want UN involvement to end Rohingya crisis'

Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says Bangladesh wants United Nations involvement in discussion with Myanmar for repatriation of the Rohingyas.

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

18 Rohingyas held in Satkhira

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members detain 18 Rohingyas from a house in Kolaroa upazila of Satkhira after they enter Bangladesh illegally through India-Bangladesh border.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

The Rakhine — Avatars of Tony Blair?

Two parties are widely blamed for the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas: the Myanmar army and Aung San Suu Kyi. They stand amid the embers and ashes of torched Rohingya homes, objects of a furious...