Russia, China with Bangladesh over Rohingya crisis:

Oct 18, 2017 Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali. File PhotoForeign minister AH Mahmood Ali on Wednesday said the international community is much closer to Bangladesh than ever before over the Rohingya crisis which, he claims, an outcome of its diplomacy, reports UNB. “We’re working and the results are visible,” he told a press conference at […]

Rohingya issue will be seen in new light Tribune

Rohingya refugees walk by night after crossing the border from Myanmar, on the Bangladeshi shores of the Naf river in Teknaf on September 29, 2017. More than half a million Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh in the last month, fleeing a vicious Myanmar military crackdown on Rohingya rebels that has gutted villages across northern […]

The five-point proposal that the prime minister made at the 72nd UNGA session on September 21

– Myanmar must unconditionally stop the violence and the practice of ethnic cleansing in the Rakhine State immediately and forever. – Secretary General of the United Nations should immediately send a Fact-Finding Mission to Myanmar. – All civilians irrespective of religion and ethnicity must be protected in Myanmar. For that “safe zones” could be created […]

Rohingya crisis: Sheikh Hasina at UNGA to demand more pressure on Myanmar as conditions worsen

Dhaka: Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina headed for the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday to plead for global help coping with the Rohingya crisis as conditions worsen for about 400,000 refugees who have fled a crackdown in Myanmar. The prime minister left a day after her government summoned the Myanmar ambassador for the third […]

Rohingya Forced into Accepting NV Cards in Myanmar

RB News October 15, 2017 Akyab (Sittwe) — Having forced nearly half a million Rohingyas out of the country and massacred thousands, the Myanmar authorities are now forcing the remaining of them into accepting NV Cards, according to local sources. On October 14 morning, officials from Myanmar fishing department accompanied by many policemen arrived at […]

Former UN chief Annan says Rohingya must return to Myanmar

Kofi Annan, who led an advisory commission to the Myanmar government, said world powers must work with the country’s military and civilian leaders to end the refugee crisis AFP/YE AUNG THU By AFP October 14, 2017 NEW YORK: Former UN chief Kofi Annan urged the Security Council on Friday to push for the return to […]

Buddhist community cuts festival expense to aid Rohingya refugees

Fazlur Rahman Raju Buddhists light ‘Fanus,’ a local lanterns that float into the sky as part of their celebrationsMahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune They will donate the expenditure of the lantern festival to the Rohingya refugees The Buddhist community in Bangladesh has declared that they will forgo parts of their festivities for Probarona Purnima, their second […]