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  • Rohingya crisis issue

    Dhaka urges UNSC to visit Rohingyas

    Bangladesh has urged the UN Security Council to undertake visits to Myanmar and Bangladesh to witness the humanitarian situation of

  •  burned Rohingya village

    How 'humanitarian technology' can help deal with Rohingya crisis

    Since August 25, 2017, the world has experienced one of the most brutal and fastest-growing humanitarian crises that led to the “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” involving the Rohingya community in Myanmar.

  • UN Secretary-General António Guterres

    UN Secretary General's call

    We are heartened by the UN Secretary General's categorical condemnation of what he has termed a "humanitarian nightmare" referring to the unbelievable trauma experienced by Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh to escape indescribable violence.

  • Mount pressure on Myanmar

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the international community to mount pressure on Myanmar to stop pushing its

  • Floods affect 16m people in South Asia

    Over 16 million people in Bangladesh, Nepal and India are affected by the monsoon floods ravaging parts of South Asia and unfolding

  • Myanmar Rohingyas: Killings, rights violation on

    A United Nations special rapporteur has issued a strongly worded statement accusing Myanmar of implementing policies reminiscent of the previous military government, and of presiding over a worsening security and human rights situation.

  • No army link found yet: Thai deputy PM

    Thailand Deputy Prime Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn denies having knowledge of any army personnel's link with human trafficking.

  • Opinion: Human trafficking and Myanmar denial

    The continuous media exposure of the humanitarian crisis caused by thousands of illegally trafficked people, has led to an international demand to give these sick people – humanitarian aid first.

  • Myanmar must recognise Rohingyas as its citizens

    In the wake of a much publicised international humanitarian crisis relating to boatpeople, thousands of whom are languishing in the high seas, Myanmar's reluctance to attend Thailand's May 29 regional summit to solve the issue, is disconcerting.