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 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

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.

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 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

Myanmar Rohingya Crisis: Malaysia, Turkey slam rights abuses

Malaysia and Turkey yesterday condemned escalating human rights violations targeting the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

In desperate need for shelter

Nearly 70,000 Rohingya refugees have gathered at two newly built camps in Teknaf and Ukhia of Cox's Bazar as the old shelters in the district are already overcrowded. ...

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017
August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

Violence in Rakhine State: Deadly attacks in Myanmar kill 89

Muslim militants in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine State yesterday, and at least 59 of the insurgents and 12 members of the security forces were...