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  • Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    Rohingya crisis: UNSC delegation in Cox’s Bazar

    The high-level 15-member delegation of the UN Security Council reaches Cox's Bazar to see the brutalities that Rohingyas faced during the recent ethnic cleansing in Rakhine State of Myanmar.

  • Rohingyas went aboard with Bangladeshi passport

    ‘2 lakh Rohingyas went abroad with Bangladeshi passport’

    At least two lakh Rohingya people went abroad with Bangladeshi passport, the minister for expatriates' welfare and overseas employment says.

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    Rohingya crisis: UNSC team due on April 29

    Bangladesh is to describe the brutalities that the Rohingyas faced in Rakhine State and steps taken by the government here to the UN Security Council delegation, which is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on April 29.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

    Trudeau hails PM for dealing with Rohingya crisis

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highly appreciates Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina for her outstanding leadership in handling the protracted Rohingya crisis.

  • Responsibility Myanmar's

    The UN Refugee Agency has inked a deal with Bangladesh on voluntary returns of Rohingya refugees but said conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive to a safe, dignified and sustainable repatriation.

  • Rohingya refugees

    More time needed to verify Rohingyas: Myanmar minister

    Win Myat Aye, Myanmar's social welfare, relief and resettlement minister, says the Rohingya repatriation process has delayed as they need more time to verify the identities of the refugees.

  • Rohingya Refugees

    Fear and isolation for Myanmar's remaining Rohingyas

    Rohingya Muslim minority are disappearing fast from Myanmar as their lives are still shaped by tension and fear in a mainly-Buddhist country that has methodically stripped the Muslim minority of legal rights and security.

  • Intent to deceive

    Myanmar is living up to the global suspicion about its real intention behind signing the deal for repatriation of more than seven lakh Rohingya refugees. The intention, as suspected by experts and global rights bodies, was all but taking back the Rohingyas.

  • Chinese Ambassador Zhang Zuo

    No quick fix to Rohingya crisis: New Chinese ambassador

    The new Chinese Ambassador Zhang Zuo says that there is no quick solution to Rohingya crisis.


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  • BGB, BGP conduct joint patrol at border

    Bangladesh and Myanmar’s border troopers conduct a joint patrol at Cox’s Bazar border.

  • Myanmar seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters journos

    Myanmar prosecutors have sought charges against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years, the reporters’ lawyer says.

  • 34% of Rohingya fund raised so far: Report

    Only 34 percent of the $434 million needed to provide assistance to 1.2 million people, including host communities in Cox's Bazar district, has been raised when Rohingyas are still suffering from various problems, says a new report released.

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    Aid workers blocked in Rakhine

    Buddhists in Myanmar block aid workers from visiting a camp for displaced Muslims in the central part of Rakhine State, where the United Nations fears the spread of violence that has already displaced hundreds of thousands.

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    ‘Don’t register marriage with Rohingyas’

    The government directs the marriage registrars not to conduct any marriage among Bangladeshi nationals and Rohingyas.

  • Khaleda to visit Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar next week

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will visit Cox's Bazar next week to see the condition of the Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar.

  • Speaker for playing effective role in solving Rohingya crisis

    Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury urges the international community to play an effective and sustainable role in resolving the Rohingya crisis which created a humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh.

  • Human Rights Watch Photos of Myanmar Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    ‘New satellite images confirm mass destruction in Myanmar’

    At least 288 villages are partially or totally destroyed by fire in northern Rakhine State of Myanmar since August 25, 2017, according to new satellite images released by Human Rights Watch.

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    12 Rohingyas die as boat capsizes in Teknaf

    At least 12 Rohingya people, including six children and four women, died as a boat carrying them capsized in the Naf River near Shah Porir Dwip area in Teknaf upazila.

  • Rohingya Refugees

    3 more Rohingya bodies recovered from the Bay

    The death toll from the October 8 Rohingya boat capsize reaches 37 as three more bodies of Rohingya women were recovered from the Bay of Bengal in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

  • Myanmar military's murderous melodrama

    Myanmar has based its entire brutal, shameless operation on unarmed Rohingya civilian men, women and children, on the vaunted single incident of August 25 when reportedly...

  • Singer Kabir Suman

    Kabir Suman sings for Rohingyas

    Renowned Indian Bangla songwriter and singer Kabir Suman has just released a track condemning the Myanmar military for persecuting Rohingya people who are crossing into Bangladesh from their own land of Rakhine state.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Foreign affairs Advisor Gowher Rizvi

    UN needs reform: PM Hasina’s adviser

    Speaking over the Rohingya issue, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s international affairs adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi advocates for a reform of the United Nations.

  • Has UN failed the Rohingyas?

    Endless streams of Rohingyas have crossed the Naf River into Bangladesh. The deaths of children at sea stand out most vividly. Rohingyas have left behind everything they had once known in the face of the Myanmar military's brutalities against their own people.

  • Avert Rohingya crisis

    TIB condemns UN for failing to avert Rohingya crisis

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) strongly condemns the failure of the United Nations to act upon a report of an independent expert it commissioned before the Myanmar military crackdown on Rohingyas in Rakhine.

  • 18,523 pregnant Rohingyas, 42,541 children in health risks

    Around 18,523 pregnant Rohingya women, who have entered Bangladesh during the massive exodus of Muslim community of the Rakhine state in Myanmar following persecution there carried out by its military forces, have been suffering from many health-related problems.

  • A road map to ending the Rohingya crisis

    In her address to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, “I have come here with a heavy heart...after seeing the hungry, distressed and desperate Rohingyas from Myanmar, who took shelter in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.”

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    No Rohingya repatriation amid risk of human rights violations: Amnesty

    The international community must help ensure that no Rohingya refugees are forced back to Myanmar as long as they remain at risk of serious human rights violations following the army’s vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing, Amnesty International says.

  • Bangladesh seeks UN support for Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh solicits support from the UN to ensure the return of the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals to their homeland in Myanmar.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Fakhrul blasts India, China over Rohingya issue

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir criticises China and India for their role in supporting the heinous crime committed by the Myanmar army on Rohingya people.