Mass rapes, the burning alive of Rohingya families in their homes and the killing of children were described by The Gambia’s legal team as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the highest UN court yesterday.
Rohingyas of Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar are using around three lakh mobile connections of local carriers, a technical committee of the telecom regulatory commission has found out.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the world must take all measures to force Myanmar to create conditions enabling safe, dignified and voluntary return of Rohingyas to their ancestral home.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to place four proposals at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) seeking a peaceful and sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis as it is badly affecting Bangladesh.
Mentioning that the Myanmar government is unwilling to resolve the Rohingya crisis, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said it is up to the international community to do something about it.
Bangladesh will brief diplomats stationed in Dhaka about the latest situation on the Rohingya issue today, as two consecutive efforts to begin the repatriation of the displaced people failed amid their unwillingness and distrust in the Myanmar government.
Myanmar’s failure to fulfil its obligations is the reason why the Rohingya did not volunteer to return to Rakhine, the Bangladesh foreign ministry yesterday said.
Thousands of Rohingyas yesterday rallied in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, urging the international community to ensure justice for the atrocities the Myanmar military committed against them.
Japan has offered to mediate between Bangladesh and Myanmar for early repatriation of the Rohingyas, said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen following a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.