Fact Finding Mission on the Situation of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, 7 – 11 December 2017

Press Statement South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) conducted a fact-finding mission to Bangladesh from 7 – 11 December 2017 to assess the human rights concerns of the Rohingya refugees, in particular those who fled Myanmar due to violence after 25 August 2017, and the social and economic impact of their presence…

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Bangladesh Academic Mubashar Hasan “Held by Military Intelligence Agency”

The Directorate General of Forces Intelligence allegedly picked up Hasan soon after he attended a meeting at the UN headquarters in Dhaka on November 7. The reason for his detention remains unclear. Bangladesh’s military intelligence agency, the Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI), is secretly detaining academic Mubashar Hasan, security and political…

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Bangladesh fails diplomatically on Rohingya issue: Shujan

Discussants at a roundtable said Bangladesh has been an utter failure in diplomatically handling the Rohingya issue. They also said the atrocities inflicted on Rohingyas meet all conditions for genocide.   Shujan (Citizens for Good Governance), a civil society organisation, organised the roundtable, ‘Rohingya Crisis: Context, Current Situation and Possible Solution’, at…

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