- February 15, 2018
Bangladesh wants the repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland with safety, security and complete dignity, says Shahidul Haque
Meeting to be held in Myanmar on February 20 about repatriation of refugees
Thailand should support calls for accountability and justice in neighbouring Myanmar rather than honouring its top military official, a rights group said
The Jewish leaders have called on people to support the campaign
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam made the request when Chair of the South Asia Delegation of the EU Parliamentary Standing Committee for Foreign Affairs Jean Lambert met him at the State Guest House Padma on Wednesday.
The situation of the refugees living in the No Man’s Land has worsened after the visit of a team of delegates from the Myanmar government
More than 689,360 Rohingya refugees entered Bangladesh from August 25, 2017 till February 11, 2018
‘Let me be clear: conditions are not yet conducive to the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees’
As per the WFP assessment, an additional $20-25 million per month is required to feed the Rohingyas
Accusations of a systematic campaign to rid Rakhine of Rohingya history are not new
ADB has warned that bilateral economic ties between the two countries had been affected owing to the ongoing Rohingya crisis
Sheikh Hasina said the process of the repatriation of the Rohingyas has to be started
The two groups have not actively clashed with the army for some time but were part of a bloc of powerful rebel armies that resisted signing the NCA under the former military
As China expands its influence on India’s neighbours and closes in on the country from all sides, security experts say Delhi must prioritise its relations with Bangladesh – the only country that has so far resisted giving in to Chinese pressure
There was no immediate comment from the UN, which has said previously that any repatriation must be voluntary
More than 688,000 Rohingyas have sought safety in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh since late August 2017
C&A Foundation is increasing its support to humanitarian relief and the prevention of gender-based violence and human trafficking amongst the Rohingyas in Bangladesh
The Buddhist majority in Myanmar would not accept the Rohingyas coming back because the Myanmar community has been ‘poisoned by propaganda and hate speech,’ he said.
Myanmar Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Maj Gen Aung Soe made veiled threats while visiting the Tambru border area on Friday
At least 700,000 Rohingyas entered Bangladesh fleeing the violence which erupted in Myanmar on August 25, 2017.