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FM: Rohingyas will not be forced to...

FM: Rohingyas will not be forced to...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Nov 5 2019

Previous two repatriation attempts were unsuccessful

Rights group casts doubt on Rohingya...

Rights group casts doubt on Rohingya...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 26 2019

The move has yet to be endorsed by UN agencies and major bilateral donors

43 containers drift towards Bhasan Char...

43 containers drift towards Bhasan Char...

Nation

Sun, Jun 30 2019

A cargo ship carrying with 83 containers was heading towards Pangaon from the Chittagong port when it...

Rohingya relocation: What’s the future...

Rohingya relocation: What’s the future...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Jun 18 2019

Government blames international aid workers for Rohingyas’ unwillingness to move to the island,...

Stick to the plan

Stick to the plan

Rezaul Hoque

Tue, Apr 30 2019

It would be a mistake for Bangladesh to not uphold its bilateral agreement with Myanmar

State Minister Shahriar: UN not against...

State Minister Shahriar: UN not against...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Apr 28 2019

Previously, the Bangladesh government said relocating the Rohingya people to Bhashan Char would help...

Foreign minister: Bhashan Char opposers...

Foreign minister: Bhashan Char opposers...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Apr 25 2019

'If people die due to landslides following heavy rainfall, we will not take responsibility'

Government not sure when Rohingyas will...

Govt not sure when Rohingyas will be...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Mar 27 2019

The refugees will not be sent to the island if they don’t want to go, Foreign Minister AK Abdul...

UN weighs assisting with Rohingya island...

UN weighs assisting with Rohingya island...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Mar 26 2019

Dhaka says shifting 100,000 refugees to a muddy silt islet in the Bay of Bengal will take pressure off...

US welcomes govt promises of Rohingyas'...

US welcomes govt promises of Rohingyas'...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Mar 13 2019

The government plans to relocate up to 100,000 Rohingyas to Bhashan Char, as early as mid-April

UN envoy fears ‘new crisis’ for Rohingya...

UN envoy fears ‘new crisis’ for Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 11 2019

Shah Kamal, secretary of Disaster Management and Relief Ministry, said the government was in talks with...

Govt firm on Rohingya relocation to...

Govt firm on Rohingya relocation to...

Nation

Thu, Mar 7 2019

More than 1.1 million Rohingyas are currently living in a number of refugee camps in Cox’s...

‘Bangladesh should not rush relocating...

‘Bangladesh should not rush relocating...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Dr Wakar Uddin is a Rohingya-American born in Maungdaw of Arakan State in Myanmar, and a professor at...

Inside the Bhashan Char plan for...

Inside the Bhashan Char plan for...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Jan 29 2019

The project, which is scheduled to be completed this year, is being implemented by the Bangladesh...

UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee to...

UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee to...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Jan 23 2019

Lee will present her findings and recommendations at the 40th session of the Human Rights Council in...

Bangladesh delays plan to shift Rohingya...

Bangladesh delays plan to shift Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 2 2018

The controversial plan, first floated in 2015, was already well behind schedule

Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char...

Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char...

Nation

Tue, Sep 18 2018

The navy has fast-tracked construction of shelters and evacuation centres for 100,000 refugees and nearly...

HRW: Let Rohingyas pursue livelihoods...

HRW: Let Rohingyas pursue livelihoods...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 6 2018

The Rights body says Bhasan Char is not the only place where Rohingyas can be relocated

'100,000 Rohingyas to be relocated to...

'100,000 Rohingyas to be relocated to...

Bangladesh

Sat, May 19 2018

The Rohingyas will be relocated there before August, Secretary Mohammad Shah Kamal says

‘Rohingyas will be relocated to habitable...

‘Rohingyas will be relocated to habitable...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 2 2018

As a temporary arrangement, Bangladesh is currently aiming to prepare new homes on the island for 100,000...

Rehabilitation work for Rohingyas going...

Rehabilitation work for Rohingyas going...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 19 2018

Almost 40% construction work of 1,440 houses including 120 cyclone shelters has already been...