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· June, 2012

Stories about Bangladesh from June, 2012

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Bangladesh: Keep Border Open For Rohingya Refugees

  14 June 2012

After a recent sectarian violence between Rohingya and Rakhine in Western Myanmar, Bangladesh has restricted the influx of Rohingya refugees crossing borders. Bangladeshi netizens questions the decision of the government on humane grounds, though admitting as well that the country is incapable of hosting more refugees.

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India, Bangladesh: Water Disputes and Teesta River Diplomacy

  8 June 2012

Longstanding tensions between India and Bangladesh on how best to share river waters have recently come to head in a dispute over the Teesta River that threatens bilateral relations. At stake, are the lives of countless Bangladeshi and West Bengali people who depend on the river waters for survival.

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