Rohingya refugee

Repatriation Bids: Designed to fail

Myanmar, which stands accused of Rohingya genocide, has done little to create conditions that would encourage the refugees to return to their homeland, analysts say.

August 23, 2018
August 23, 2018

'Lost generation' looms for Rohingya refugee children

Rohingya refugee children who lack proper education in camps in Bangladesh could become a "lost generation", the United Nations says, a year after Myanmar's army began a crackdown...

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

China assures help in Rohingya repatriation

China will assist in the repatriation of Rohingya mass who have been living as refugees in Bangladesh, fleeing from persecution in Myanmar.

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

UNSC team reaches Myanmar for Rohingya probe

Members of a UN Security Council team probing Myanmar’s crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrive in the country’s capital after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya...

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

There’s no magic solution: UNSC

UN Security Council delegates complete visit at the Rohingya camps in Ukhia and assess first-hand the plight of the refugees sheltered there and Bangladesh's role in handling the...

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

Rohingya refugee crisis, UN General Assembly and Bangladesh diplomacy

The latest incident of the Rohingya refugee influx into Bangladesh has produced a scenario which is different from earlier influxes in two aspects: one is humanitarian, which can be legally...

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

Hold Myanmar to account

The recent comments made by three Nobel laureates when they visited Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, have brought to the fore the need for the international community to be unanimous in...

January 21, 2018
January 21, 2018

Diplomats for safe and dignified Rohingya return

Diplomats stationed in Dhaka lay emphasis on "safe, voluntary and dignified" return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar to make their return sustainable.

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

Rohingya children must be protected

We are appalled to learn that there are around 40,000 orphans among the three lakh children in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018

Myanmar's Suu Kyi says army admission on killings a positive step

Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi says it is “positive” that the country's military is taking responsibility for the actions of troops, after the army said soldiers are involved...

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

Korea to give $1.4m fund for Rohingyas

Korea will provide more US $1.4 million as humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees who have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar following persecution.