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National Geographic – Rohingyas Without a Home, and Without Hope

National Geographic Dispatches Without a Home, and Without Hope The Rohingya Muslim minority has fled repression in Myanmar for generations. In neighboring Bangladesh, refugee camps offer asylum, but life there remains bleak. By Brook Larmer Photographs by William Daniels PUBLISHED August 22, 2017 Since this article was published, the Myanmar military has escalated its attacks […]

The Amnesty International has said Myanmar Rohingya exodus exposes abject failure of world leaders to deliver solution to the refugee crisis. “As almost 400,000 refugees flee ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, world leaders meeting at the UN General Assembly should hang their heads in shame that they have not only failed to make good on their […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday joined a high-level meeting on UN reforms hosted by Donald Trump when the US president urged the United Nations to improve the way it operates. Heads of states and governments of 193 countries, who are in New York to attend the 72nd UN General Assembly session, joined the meeting held […]

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Bangladesh have started their SAFF U-18 Championship campaign in Thimpu with a tremendous fightback to beat regional powerhouse India 4-3 in the opening match in Bhutan on Monday. The red and greens seemed lost in the first half, conceding three goals and not managing to find the opponent’s net. However, the youngsters had an incredible […]

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Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque has stated that the law enforcers will make sure that no Rohingya refugees get involved in militancy. Speaking at a briefing in police headquarters on Monday, Shahidul Hoque said, “Our agents are alert in the field so that the militants can’t infiltrate and provoke militancy among the Rohingyas.” […]

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Bangladesh has decided to import rice from Myanmar in face of instability in the market of the prime staple and in the backdrop of Rohingya crisis. A decision to import 1 lakh metric tonnes of white rice has been taken up, food ministry officials told The Daily Star today on condition of anonymity. The purchase […]

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A Rohingya refugee child cries after getting wet in the rain in Cox’s Bazar, September 17, 2017. — Reuters photo A rights group has called for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo against the Myanmar military in response to an offensive that has sent 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh to escape what the United […]

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The extent of Rohingya exodus, the enormity of tasks facing Bangladesh and certain other disturbing side issues forced India to take a more decisive stand Even as international pressure mounts on Myanmar on the continuing ethnic violence directed against its Rohingya Muslim minority, India has also found it necessary to take greater notice of what […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — UNB file photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has reached New York via Abu Dhabi to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly. An Etihad Airways flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage members landed at John F Kennedy International Airport at 4:50pm New York time while […]

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Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has risen 21 spots to grab a career-best sixth position in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Player Rankings after his player of the series performance helped complete a 2-1 victory over the World XI in the Independence Cup series played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The 22-year-old started with a […]

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Actor Elisabeth Moss, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, poses in the press room during the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. — AFP photo Dystopian drama The Handmaid’s Tale has scooped three of the major prizes at […]

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