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UN deal offers no guarantees of free...

UN deal: No free movement for Rohingya...

Rohingya Crisis

Fri, Oct 15 2021

Bangladesh says another 81,000 refugees will be moved to the island in coming months

UN engagement expected to stop Rohingyas...

UN engagement may stop Rohingyas fleeing...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Oct 13 2021

About 700 Rohingyas have tried to escape from the island, which has been a major challenge for the...

Rohingyas rejoice at Bangladesh-UN Bhasan...

Rohingyas rejoice at Bangladesh-UN Bhasan...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Oct 10 2021

Over 1,000 Rohingyas join joyous procession to celebrate MoU signing

UN signs deal with Bangladesh to help...

UN signs deal to assist Bhasan Char...

Rohingya Crisis

Sat, Oct 9 2021

The UN was vocal against relocating Rohingyas, but now joined forces with the govt

Coast Guard rescues 15 fishermen from...

Coast Guard rescues 15 fishermen

Bangladesh

Mon, Sep 27 2021

The boat went adrift in the sea following an engine failure on Sunday afternoon 

3 Rohingya children drown at Bhasan...

3 Rohingya children drown at Bhasan...

Nation

Tue, Aug 24 2021

Locals took the victims to a hospital where they were declared dead

26 missing, 1 dead as Rohingya trawler...

26 missing as Rohingya trawler...

Nation

Sun, Aug 15 2021

Body of an unidentified 12-year-old boy was found floating about 20km off the coast of Bhashan Char

ED: The world needs to pay up to ease...

ED: The world needs to pay up to ease...

Editorial

Tue, May 18 2021

These funds will go a long way towards easing the pressure on Bangladesh

Rohingyas want to return to Myanmar;...

Rohingyas want to return to

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Apr 3 2021

Envoys of several countries, including the US, UK, Canada, Australia and the EU visit Bhashan Char

Foreign envoys visit Bhasan Char

Foreign envoys visit Bhasan Char

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 3 2021

The 13,000 acre island has modern amenities, fresh water year-round, a beautiful lake and proper infrastructure...

Rohingya relocation: 2,495 more set...

2,495 Rohingyas set for Bhashan Char...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Mar 31 2021

They will join 14,000 other refugees who have already gone to the island

1,800 more Rohingyas moved to Bhasan...

1,800 more Rohingyas moved to Bhasan...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Mar 4 2021

Five vessels from the Bangladesh Navy carried the Rohingyas to the island

Rohingyas leave camps in groups for...

Rohingyas leave camps in groups for...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Dec 3 2020

As of 12:45pm on Thursday, 21 buses, with police escorts, have set off for Chittagong from Ukhiya College,...

Human rights group to govt: Facilitate...

‘Facilitate a visit for human rights...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Nov 12 2020

The government is moving forward with plans to relocate up to 100,000 Rohingya from Cox’s Bazar...

HRW: Reunite Rohingyas on Bhasan Char...

HRW: Reunite Rohingyas on Bhasan Char...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Sep 16 2020

Rohingyas concerned by lack of medical facilities on island

HRW: Cyclone endangers Rohingyas on...

HRW: Cyclone endangers Rohingyas on...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, May 21 2020

Allegations of torture, limited healthcare, food on Bhasan Char

Life of the first Rohingya batch in...

Life of the first Rohingya batch in...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, May 5 2020

A team of doctors from Bangladesh Navy have also visited to take note of any healthcare issues the residents...

Who’s the man willing to settle in Bhashan...

Who’s the man willing to settle in Bhashan...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 8 2020

Man goes into hiding after responding to the government’s call to relocate to Bhashan Char

Govt again postpones Rohingya relocation...

Govt again postpones Rohingya relocation...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Feb 26 2020

Bangladesh and Myanmar have already signed a repatriation deal to send back some Rohingya to their homeland...

Govt optimistic about Rohingya relocation...

Govt optimistic about Rohingya relocation...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Dec 2 2019

Since August 25, 2017, Bangladesh is hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas and most of them entered Cox’s...

Bangladesh to move Rohingya to flood-prone...

Bangladesh to move Rohingya to flood-prone...

Bangladesh

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Dhaka wants to move 100,000 refugees to Bhasan Char – a Bay of Bengal island hours by boat from...