Criminals and sexual predators scour Rohingya camps for women and kids

Criminals and sexual predators scour Rohingya camps for women and kids

By Liam Cochrane/ABC In the Rohingya refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, criminal gangs and sexual predators scour for orphans and destitute women, who are  forced into “survival sex”, aid groups say. “We’ve heard stories of people coming in and offering people, looking for orphans and saying, ‘We’ll take you to a safe place’,” Zia […]

Bangladesh to sign 15-year deal to buy Indian gasoil on October 22

Bangladesh to sign 15-year deal to buy Indian gasoil on October 22

Numaligarh (Assam) October 19 (Reuters) :Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) is set to sign on October 22, a 15-year deal with Indian oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL)  to import gasoil to meet the country’s energy demand. The sales and purchase agreement is expected to be signed during Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to […]

Hasina-Sinha rift shows fragility of Bangladesh judiciary’s independence

Hasina-Sinha rift shows fragility of Bangladesh judiciary’s independence

The widening rift between the Bangladesh Supreme Court Chief Justice, Surendra Kumar Sinha, and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the 16 th. Constitutional Amendment (16A) has again brought out the extreme fragility of the independence of the judiciary in that country, writes P.K.Balachandran in Daily Mirror. The 16(A) gives parliament power to sack a higher […]

Syrian cleric confirms foreign role in Rohingya exodus

Syrian cleric confirms foreign role in Rohingya exodus

Colombo, October 11: A leading Syrian cleric, Grand Mufti Ahmed Bader Eddin Mohammad Adib Hassoun, Syria’s highest religious authority, has confirmed India’s suspicion that an international terrorist network had a major role in triggering the latest bout of violence in Myanmar, which led to the exodus of 400,000 Rohingya Muslisms into Bangladesh, and even India. […]

Wahhabist terror has had many fathers in history

Wahhabist terror has had many fathers in history

By Prof. Nur Yalman/Harvard University Suicide attacks in beloved Barcelona. We are once again left aghast at the cruelty of an entire group of malevolent people. These evil acts should have no place in civilized existence. Where do they come from? What is their purpose? What is to be done? First of all, we must […]

Bangladesh arrests Jamaat-e-Islami leaders for plotting to create political anarchy

Bangladesh arrests Jamaat-e-Islami leaders for plotting to create political anarchy

Dhaka, October 10 (BDNews24): The Bangladesh police on Tuesday arrested Jamaat-e-Islami chief, Maqbul Ahmed, and Secretary General Shafiqur Rahman, on a charge of “planning to create political anachy”. Police raided a house on road 11 of Uttara’s Sector 6 where the Jamaat leaders met to discuss the alleged plan on Monday night, Dhaka Metropolitan Police […]

Studies show refugees and immigrants are an asset, not a threat

Studies show refugees and immigrants are an asset, not a threat

A great deal of phobia has been generated throughout the world about refugees and immigrants. Both in the West and the East, refugees are seen as an unbearable economic burden, as job snatchers, environmental and cultural polluters and as terrorists. But actual experience tells another story – that they have been an asset and not […]

Preventing cows from going to Bangladesh and Rohingyas from entering India

Preventing cows from going to Bangladesh and Rohingyas from entering India

New Delhi,October 5 (Reuters): Indian border guards are struggling to prevent cows from being smuggled into Bagladesh and Rohingyas coming into India from Bangladesh through the 2216 km long India-Bangladesh border. The Border Security force (BSF) is under strict instructions to prevent smuggling of the holy cow and to see that no Rohingya enters the […]

Indian Govt sticks to its stand in Supreme Court on Rohingyas’ deportation

Indian Govt sticks to its stand in Supreme Court on Rohingyas’ deportation

New Delhi, October 4 (Indian Express/newsin.asia): The Government of India on Tuesday reiterated its stand on the deportation of 40,000 Rohingyas in its second testimony to the Supreme Court. Justifying its stand that the Rohingyas have to be deported because they are illegal immigrants brought by touts and who also pose a threat to the […]

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