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....

UNHRC adopts resolution calling for Rohingya crisis solution

A resolution on the "Human Rights Situation of Rohingya Muslims and other Minorities in Myanmar" was unanimously adopted today at the ongoing 47th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. Since the massive influx of Rohingyas from Myanmar into Bangladesh in August 2017, this is the first time that any resolution on the Rohingya was adopte...

OIC Expresses Satisfaction Over Bhashan Char Facilities for Rohingyas

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed satisfaction over physical infrastructure in the Bhashan Char as well as adequate facilities provided by the Bangladesh government for Rohingyas . The contentment was expressed today while a high level five-member OIC delegation visited Bhashan Char, an island, 37 miles off the mainlan...

Repatriate Rohingyas for regional stability: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the world community to take appropriate measures for sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas for regional security and development, saying peace and harmony are essential for the prosperity of the region. “In terms of regional security, I would like to say that more than 1.1 m...

Sheikh Hasina is an exemplary leader: Angelina Jolie

American actress Angelina Jolie has praised Sheikh Hasina’s leadership as “exemplary” for keeping Bangladesh’s border open for the Rohingyas who have fled violent persecution in Myanmar. She says the world needs more leaders like her. The special envoy of the UN’s refugee agency UNHCR paid a courtesy call on the p...

HPM Sheikh Hasina proposes three points to end Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the global community must act to get scrapped Myanmar’s discriminatory laws, policies and practices against Rohingyas to resolve the crisis involving them as she joined a high-level event on the global refugee issue here. “Bangladesh is now facing the largest forced movement in shortest time of ...

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...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks Vietnam's support to resolve Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh today sought Vietnam's support for a peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held bilateral official talks with visiting Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang saying the issue was threatening the region's stability. "We have discussed the Rohingya crisis that threatens peace and stability of our reg...