Rohingyas crisis | The Daily Star
  • STOP GENOCIDE

    Mass rapes, the burning alive of Rohingya families in their homes and the killing of children were described by The Gambia’s legal team as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the highest UN court yesterday.

  • Rohingya refugees

    Rohingyas use 3 lakh mobiles

    Rohingyas of Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar are using around three lakh mobile connections of local carriers, a technical committee of the telecom regulatory commission has found out.

  • Make Myanmar take back the Rohingyas

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the world must take all measures to force Myanmar to create conditions enabling safe, dignified and voluntary return of Rohingyas to their ancestral home.

  • We need to end crisis now

    Mentioning that the Myanmar government is unwilling to resolve the Rohingya crisis, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said it is up to the international community to do something about it.

  • Seeking Rohingya Solution: PM to place four proposals at UN

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to place four proposals at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) seeking a peaceful and sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis as it is badly affecting Bangladesh.

  • Dhaka to brief diplomats today

    Bangladesh will brief diplomats stationed in Dhaka about the latest situation on the Rohingya issue today, as two consecutive efforts to begin the repatriation of the displaced people failed amid their unwillingness and distrust in the Myanmar government.

  • Atrocities in Rakhine: Rohingyas call for justice

    Thousands of Rohingyas yesterday rallied in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, urging the international community to ensure justice for the atrocities the Myanmar military committed against them.

  • It’s Myanmar’s failure

    Myanmar’s failure to fulfil its obligations is the reason why the Rohingya did not volunteer to return to Rakhine, the Bangladesh foreign ministry yesterday said.

  • Return of Rohingyas: Japan willing to mediate

    Japan has offered to mediate between Bangladesh and Myanmar for early repatriation of the Rohingyas, said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen following a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.

  • Rohingya Food Aid

    Rohingyas go on 3-day strike

    In a rare move, Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar camps yesterday began a three-day strike protesting what they say is the forcible issuing of 'smart cards' which exclude the word 'Rohingya'.

  • Myanmar continues ethnic cleansing

    Myanmar continues an ethnic cleansing campaign against Rohingyas despite growing condemnation from the international community, the US has said.

  • Dhaka sits on its response to The Hague

    Although almost 20 days have passed, the government remains undecided on its reply to the Hague-based court on whether it could exercise jurisdiction to investigate the deportation of Rohingyas from Myanmar to Bangladesh.

  • Center for Policy Dialogue

    Major challenges ahead

    Bangladesh may face enormous economic challenge in the coming days unless the Rohingyas are repatriated fast and the international community comes up with adequate humanitarian assistance, economists have said.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in UK

    Continue pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her call to the international community to continue pressure on the Myanmar government to take back its nationals from Bangladesh.

  • rohingyas crisis

    Urgent need to scale up health services in Cox’s Bazar

    Calling for continued efforts to further scale up health services for nearly 1.3 million people in Cox’s Bazar, Rohingyas and their

  • Rohingya refugee

    Persecution Against Rohingyas: UN official warns of genocide trial

    The top UN human rights official has expressed determination to see that the perpetrators of the horrors committed against the Rohingyas in Myanmar face justice.

  • Forming Jt Group: Naypyitaw, Dhaka miss deadline

    Bangladesh and Myanmar are going to set up a Joint Working Group next week to facilitate the repatriation of thousands of Rohingyas who fled violence in Rakhine State.

  • Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister

    Malaysia deputy prime minister due Sunday

    Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will arrive in Bangladesh for a two-day visit to assess the situation of Rohingyas, forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals.

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