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Myanmar continues committing genocide against Rohingyas: Activists

Human rights lawyers and activists said on Monday that Myanmar is continuing to commit genocide against Rohingya Muslims in breach of orders by the UN’s top court

Aerial view of a burnt Rohingya village near Maungdaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar, 20 September 2018

UN adopts resolution for urgent solution of Rohingya crisis, 9 countries voted against it

The Resolution also called for specific actions on the part of Myanmar including pointing out root causes of the Rohingya crisis including granting them citizenship as well as taking confidence ...

UN adopts resolution for urgent solution of Rohingya crisis, 9 countries voted against it

Recent trend of protectionism, xenophobia may bring further sufferings for people: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said there is a need for constructive multilateralism more than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded that ‘no one is safe until everyone is safe’

Recent trend of protectionism, xenophobia may bring further sufferings for people: PM Hasina

Bangladesh calls for increased participation of women in UN peacekeeping

Bangladesh permanent representative to UN ambassador Rabab Fatima has said increased women's leadership in peacekeeping would require a holistic approach to women's role in peace as a whole, reports ...

Bangladesh calls for increased participation of women in UN peacekeeping

PM Hasina seeks UN’s decisive role to resolve Rohingya crisis

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the United Nations (UN) to play more decisive and robust role in resolving existing global challenges, including the Rohingya crisis.

PM Hasina seeks UN’s decisive role to resolve global challenges, Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh submits amended docs to UN on limits of outer continental shelf in Bay

Bangladesh lodged an amended submission on the limits of its outer continental shelf in the Bay of Bengal to the United Nations

Bangladesh submits amended docs to UN on limits of outer continental shelf in Bay

UK urges world not to turn away from sufferings of Rohingyas

UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab outlined a further £47.5 million ($63 million) in aid, both for the Rohingya and to help Bangladesh deal with the coronavirus pandemic and its frequent natural ...

A Rohingya refugee repairs the roof of his shelter at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on 5 March 2019

Western leaders, UN to hold donor conference over Rohingya on 22 Oct

The United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will bring the international community together on 22 October to address the Rohingya ...

Rohingya refugees gather at a market inside a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on 7 March 2019

World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger

A woman watches as money is distributed by the World Food Programme in Bainet, Haiti on 28 January 2020

UN expresses deep concern over rape incidents in Bangladesh

The United Nations has expressed 'serious concerns' over the increasing violence against women in Bangladesh

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