Rohingya crisis

August 25, 2019
August 25, 2019

2 Rohingyas killed in ‘gunfight’

Two Rohingyas, accused in a case filed over the murder of a Jubo League leader, were killed in a “gunfight” with police in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf upazila early yesterday.

August 25, 2019
August 25, 2019

Tension soars between locals and Rohingyas

Tensions ran high in Teknaf’s Hnila union yesterday after some Rohingya criminals killed a Jubo League leader at a refugee camp in the area on Thursday night.

August 25, 2019
August 25, 2019

Lapsing into hopelessness

The Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar feel like they are trapped and this is breeding frustration among them.

August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019

Rohingya Repatriation Attempt: Doomed to fail again?

The second attempt to start repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar today may turn out to be futile, as hardly any refugees seem to be willing to go back.

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

Repatriation: Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingyas

Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar’s offer to return home, an official says.

August 17, 2019
August 17, 2019

Rohingya Children: Unicef seeks urgent investment in edn

The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has called for urgent investment in education of the Rohingya children who live at different refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

IOM, Japan build water supply network for 30,000 Rohingyas

The largest water supply network established by International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Japan at Kutupalong Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar will connect nearly 30,000 refugees.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

Hosting 1.1m Rohingyas a big burden

Mentioning that hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas is a big burden for Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it wants to resolve the Rohingya crisis through discussions with Myanmar.

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka hands over fresh list of 25,000

Bangladesh yesterday gave Myanmar a fresh list of Rohingyas for their repatriation, which has not yet begun in nearly two years after the influx.

July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019

Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar: Environment under threat

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the environmental balance of Cox’s Bazar was under threat as hills and forests were being cleared to establish settlements for Rohingyas.