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International Human Rights Groups Call for independent Inquiry as Reports of Ethnic Cleansing Emerge as Thousands of Rohingya Flee Burma

Published September 4, 2017  •  Author – Karen News International Human Rights Groups Call for independent Inquiry as Reports of Ethnic Cleansing Emerge as Thousands of Rohingya Flee Burma United Nation sources estimates that as many as 30,000 Rohingya have fled Burma for Bangladesh. Media reports from Bangladesh put the numbers closer to 70,000. The […]

Why Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize Won’t Be Revoked By RUSSELL GOLDMAN      SEPT. 4, 2017 Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has been conspicuously silent on the Rohingya issue. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images HONG KONG — Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, […]

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Nathan Lyon set a world record, Matthew Wade produced two of his best moments behind the stumps for Australia and Pat Cummins toiled manfully to carry the burden of being his side’s lone paceman. However, Bangladesh’s captain Mushfiqur Rahim provided the spinal contribution of the innings to keep the hosts afloat on an enervating day […]

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Nearly 70,000 Rohingya refugees have gathered at two newly built camps in Teknaf and Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar as the old shelters in the district are already overcrowded. So far, an estimated 90,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh in the wake of violence triggered by a Rohingya insurgent attack in Myanmar’s Rakhine State on August […]

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This is a humanitarian disaster. Around 400 were killed during the ongoing brutal crackdown on the Rohingya by the Myanmar security forces in the last 10 days. Nearly 90,000 Rohingyas fleeing their homes entered into Bangladesh territory. Their exodus towards Bangladesh to escape violence continues. The Telegraph of UK in a report on September 2 […]

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Md Akhtaruzzaman has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Dhaka University on a temporary basis. President Abdul Hamid, also the chancellor of the university, today appointed him as an acting vice chancellor of the university, said a circular of the education ministry this afternoon. The appointment has been made as the tenure of Prof AAMS Arefin […]

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Bangladesh has denounced the successive nuclear tests carried out by North Korea as “threat to regional peace and stability”. Issuing a statement on Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, “Such act of North Korea constitutes a threat to regional peace, security and stability.” This statement by Dhaka comes as a reaction to the East […]

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Bangladesh’s central bank will send a team of officials to the Philippines on Tuesday to push for the recovery of more of the $81 million stolen from its account at the New York Federal Reserve last year and routed through a bank in Manila. Bangladesh Bank has been able to retrieve only about $15 million […]

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