violence on Rohingya

'We stand for mankind'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said people will eat one meal a day and share another with the distressed Rohingyas, if necessary.

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017

Reporter’s Diary: Alive, barely

The day after the Eid moon was sighted, while the Muslim world collectively celebrated, Khurshida, 32, sat in her home in Buthidaung

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017

Death came hissing through the air

Hearing gunshots, Md Yunus realised that troops were closing in on their village. So he instantly ran towards a nearby hillock to hide

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

STOP ATROCITIES

Denouncing the atrocities unleashed by the military in Rakhine State as “acts against humanity and violation of human rights”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Myanmar must take back its...

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

So low, so fast

Seldom, if ever, in history has a world hero fallen so fast into disrepute. Never have so many people and organisations representing

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Shared food, homes for some refugees

“They pushed me away. I couldn't even fight back because I had my baby with me and he could have gotten hurt,” Shanwara Begum in her mid-twenties says, her arm wrapped around her two-year old...

September 9, 2017
September 9, 2017

Global outcry grows louder

International outcry over the atrocities against Rohingyas is growing with politicians, rights activists and Nobel laureates castigating the Myanmar government, as an estimated 2,70,000 of the...

September 9, 2017
September 9, 2017

From land of death, despair

While growing up in Myanmar's Rakhine, Noor Sabah, now 70, was constantly reminded the country didn't own her. Her movement was restricted and her access to education, health and other...

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

Caught in the thick

Indian Premier Narendra Modi's stance on the Rohingya issue has emerged as another example of how the plights of the ethnic

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

Little souls in distress

Noor Ankis looks pale, tired and terrified. The seven-month pregnant woman walked through jungles and hills for ten days and nights before reaching Ukhia's Bagguna, where a camp is being set...

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

PM criticises Myanmar's handling of crisis

Bangladesh was facing problems because of the way Myanmar government reacted to insurgency, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday.