Rohingya genocide hearing may be held in Bangladesh
The hearing of the case concerning genocide of the Rohingyas in Myanmar may be held entirely, or partially, in Bangladesh
24 September 2020, 8:05
Facebook steps up efforts to protect Myanmar polls
Facing flak for failing to prevent hate speech from spreading on its platform in Myanmar, Facebook has announced additional steps aimed at protecting the integrity of November elections in the country
24 September 2020, 4:21
UN rights envoy to Myanmar says election will fail to meet standards
election will fail to meet standards because of the disenfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.
23 September 2020, 3:01
Myanmar’s deployment of troops: Bangladesh seeks immediate steps by UNSC
Bangladesh has sought immediate steps by the UN Security Council asking Myanmar to refrain from escalating the situation and targeting the Rohingya minorities in the pretext of security operation.
21 September 2020, 17:56
More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic: UN
Child marriage is on the rise in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps and the risk of human trafficking grows with every day the pandemic shuts youth services, according to a UN-led study that was ...
19 September 2020, 3:50
Myanmar casualties may represent war crimes: UN rights chief
The UN human rights chief said on Monday that three years after a Rohingya exodus "no concrete measures" on accountability had been taken by authorities and said some cases of recent civilian ...
17 September 2020, 7:56
Commerce minister urges people not to panic about onion
Commerce minister Tipu Munshi informed that the monthly demand of onion is around 200,000 tonnes and the current stock of onion in the country is around 600,000 tonnes
16 September 2020, 13:57
Myanmar army probes 'wider patterns' of abuse against Rohingya
The Myanmar military has said it is investigating "possible wider patterns of violations" before and during a 2017 crackdown in Rakhine State that the United Nations has said was executed with ...
16 September 2020, 5:57
Dhaka summons Myanmar ambassador over 'visible' military movement along border
The foreign affairs ministry on Sunday summoned Myanmar ambassador to Bangladesh Aung Kyaw Moe and protested at the 'visible' military movement along the Myanmar side of the border.
13 September 2020, 19:11
Rohingyas lack confidence in Myanmar govt, FM tells ASEAN
Bangladesh has once again conveyed to the international community that the displaced Rohingyas are not returning to their homeland primarily because they do not trust their government on the issues ...
12 September 2020, 18:00