Myanmar

What next after Mohibullah’s killing

by Saleem Samad The reality of the presence of Arsa in Bangladesh is full of contradictions. The assassination of Rohingya refugee leader Mohammed Mohibullah in broad daylight on September 29 has shocked the world. The United Nations, the European Union,…

Why should Singapore solve the Rohingya refugee crisis for ensuring the greater interest of South East Asia?

by Pathik Hasan   It is Singapore that can make Myanmar realize Rohingya repatriation. Singapore can be an ideal mediator in solving the Rohingya Refugee Crisis because Singapore has very good relations with both Myanmar and Bangladesh. However, Bangladesh has…

Cambodia’s media outlets including ‘Khmer Times’ can play a significant role in solving the Rohingya crisis

by Pathik Hasan Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought the global community’s enhanced focus and active support to find a durable solution to the Rohingya crisis as she addressed the 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA). She said the Rohingya…

World Bank’s ridiculous suggestions on Rohingya issue

by Nazmul Haq Shamal Since August 2016, Bangladesh has been enduring the extreme burden of hosting 1.20 million Rohingyas in the country, who were forced to flee Myanmar due to cruel genocide perpetrated by Burmese military junta. Despite repeated promises…

African Countries should Support Bangladesh to Solve Rohingya Refugee Crisis

by Pathik Hasan For decades, Myanmar has gone through extreme cruelty to the Rohingya. Never cared about the law. This is the first time that Gambia, a small African country, has taken Myanmar to the International Court of Justice for…

Why should Myanmar Strengthen its Relations with Bangladesh?

by Pathik Hasan Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, is one of the closest neighbors of Bangladesh. Before the Second World War, many people from Bangladesh used to travel to Burma in search of livelihood. Since then, the people…

Rethinking a Sustainable Solution to the Rohingya Crisis: Limits of WB’s Proposal

by Kazi Jamshed Washington-based global lender the World Bank, through concessional lending arms, has gone to bat for Bangladesh to foster its development initiatives since 1972; committing more than $30 billion by backing priorities in economic, social and infrastructural development.…

Myanmar: “The people will not surrender until the military junta is overthrown”

In Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma, on February 1, the Tatmadaw, the national Army, regained power with a coup, declaring a state of emergency for a year and arresting civilian leaders, whose government it had been…

Top Rights Tweets of the Week

Jim Murphy Trending rights tweets this week: Killings continue in Myanmar as the military junta declared martial law, meaning protesters or activists can be brought before military courts and have no right to appeal sentences meted out; US calls on…

India Should Hold the Line on Myanmar

A chaotic situation in Myanmar ensuing from the geopolitical struggle would have serious consequences for the security of India’s North Eastern region. The Indian government has done the right thing by sending an advisory to the four northeastern states — Mizoram, Nagaland,…

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