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2018/08/17 | The Conversation
OPINION: Rohingya Refugees Remain Trapped in Catastrophe
One year after the outbreak of the crisis the Rohingya are no closer to a resolution.
2018/05/18 | Policy Forum
ANALYSIS: Ignoring Bangladesh's Polarizing Politics Is a Grave Mistake
Conditions in the South Asian nation present a perfect storm for terrorist organizations.
Bangladesh Looks to Saudi Arabia to Fight Islamic Militancy
Bangladesh is the first to ask Saudi Arabia for help pushing back forms of Islam perpetrated by the Saudis themselves.
2018/04/11 | Mongabay
Rohingya Refugees Gored by Elephants at Record Rates
Refugee camps in Bangladesh are edging up against wildlife habitats, leading to at least a dozen deaths.
2018/03/29 | East Asia Forum
Decades of Rohingya Tensions Still Strain the Myanmar-Bangladesh Relationship
The Rohingya crisis isn't a recent phenomenon, but new kinds of international pressure will be needed to resolve it.
2017/09/20 | Khin Zaw Win
Myanmar Must Accept Responsibility for Rohingya alongside Openness to Diversity
With no end in sight to the plight of the Rohyinga Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh, and an underwhelming response from de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the clock is ticking for Myanmar to accept historical responsibility and open its arms to multiculturalism.
2017/05/15 | Fahmida Khatun
The True Cost of a Tee-Shirt: Fixing Bangladesh’s Garments Industry
Bangladesh’s export-oriented ready-made garments (RMG) industry has made significant contributions to the country’s economic development over the last four decades. But this will come undone unless Bangladesh can make progress on workplace safety compliance and labor rights.
2017/05/09 | The Third Pole
Sandmining is Destroying Asia’s Rivers
Uncontrolled and mostly illegal extraction of sand and rocks from riverbeds for construction is killing rivers across South Asia and China, and must be tightly controlled.
2016/07/07 | The Japan Times
Dhaka Terrorist Attack a Reminder on 'Soft Targets'
The killings come as yet another reminder of the vulnerability of soft targets with lax security, as the Islamic State spreads terror across national borders.