rohngya crisis

Swiss president for safe return of Rohingyas

Visiting Swiss President Alain Berset yesterday said the situation of Rohingyas was of great concern to his country and laid emphasis on their safe and voluntary repatriation to Myanmar.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

Hosting 1.1m Rohingyas a big burden

Mentioning that hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas is a big burden for Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it wants to resolve the Rohingya crisis through discussions with Myanmar.

February 6, 2018
February 6, 2018

Swiss president for safe return of Rohingyas

Visiting Swiss President Alain Berset yesterday said the situation of Rohingyas was of great concern to his country and laid emphasis on their safe and voluntary repatriation to Myanmar.

December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017

Sweden envoy urges more supports for Rohingyas

Swedish Ambassador in Dhaka Charlotta Schlyter urges the international community to provide more financial support and assistance for Rohingya refugees.

December 10, 2017
December 10, 2017

Refugees must not be sent to camps

Global aid groups yesterday warned Myanmar that they would boycott any new camps for Rohingya returnees to Rakhine State, saying refugees must be allowed to settle in their original homes.

November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017

Change of guard in Rakhine

Myanmar's army has replaced the general in charge of Rakhine state following a military crackdown that has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh amid reports of mass rape, torture and other crimes against humanity.