HPM Sheikh Hasina breaks down in tears while talking about Rohingya's every day struggles

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina broke down in tears and was overwhelmed with emotion in New York Thursday while talking about the everyday ordeals of the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals – Rohingyas. She was speaking at a high-level meeting on the Rohingya crisis at a hotel. "She (PM) could not control her tears while talking about the ...

Create pressure on Myanmar to repression on ethnic and religious minorities: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her grave concerns over the holdup in Rohingya repatriation as the international attention is gradually shifting from the issue to newer global and internal conflicts in Myanmar, calling upon the UN and global community to take effective measures for their sustainable repatriation to their motherland....

Luxembourg reaffirms support to Bangladesh on Rohingya repatriation

Western European country Luxembourg has reaffirmed Bangladesh to continue its support regarding the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to their homeland Myanmar alongside exploring new opportunities to widen and deepen the existing bilateral relations further. The reaffirmation came when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina exchanged greetings with her ...

International powers' inaction in resolving Rohingya crisis shocked Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demanded intensified global actions with "real urgency" to repatriate Rohingyas, saying major international powers inaction over the crisis shocked Bangladesh as it extended them makeshift refuge on humanitarian grounds, straining the country's resources. "As I repeatedly said they (Rohingyas) are Myanmar nation...

HPM Sheikh Hasina blasts Myanmar for spreading misinformation about Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused Myanmar of spreading disinformation over their minority Rohingya population through misleading photographs of corpses, calling the act “disgusting”. “This is an act of magical trick . . . What they are doing is disgusting,” she said as foreign media investigations found Myanmar ar...

IOM assures full support to Bangladesh in Rohingya repatriation

Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing said IOM would extend all-out support to Bangladesh for repatriation of the displaced Rohingyas to Myanmar. The IOM DG gave the assurances in a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office here on Monday. William Lacy Swing led a six-member delegati...

UN Sec-Gen meets HPM Sheikh Hasina: Assures more pressure on Myanmar

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the UN is pressuring Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis. The UN chief and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her offices in Dhaka on Sunday as part of their trip to Bangladesh. Guterres said there should be more pressure on Myanmar to make them understand w...

HPM Sheikh Hasina to Strait Times: Myanmar should honour its promise on Rohingyas

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar continue to trickle into Bangladesh and are a heavy burden on the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said as she pressed Yangon to honour its promise to repatriate them. PM Hasina flew back to Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon, curtailing her first official visit by a day after a Bangladeshi passenger plane ...