The feeling of not belonging can be one of the most dreadful and trying feelings in the world. For the Rohingya people, this feeling has become a constant, stagnate feeling for the past four years. The Rohingya are an ethnic minority group in Myanmar, although the Rohingya Muslims “are the largest percentage of Muslims in Read More…
Reflecting on the ongoing situation with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Tiffany Kwok stresses in this article the importance of continued international pressure towards Myanmar.
Juthika Hasan reports on Islamic fundamentalism in Bangladesh and the Bangladeshi and international response following the Holey Artisan Bakery Attack in Dhaka.
Hasina’s government must deal with the new challenge of the growing extremism in Bangladesh. The hanging of Salahuddin and Mujahideen last November resulted in violent protests. The rise in political violence in the presence of political divisions would provide international terrorist groups like the Islamic State (IS) opportunity to recruit local people who are disgruntled by their state.
Drazo provides advice to those interested in completing a degree in European, Russian and Eurasian Studies.
Bangladesh has deployed the world’s first group of 160 all-women UN peacekeepers to Haiti.
Hasan Siddiqui brings to attention China’s assertive economic expansion across Eurasia and Western Europe through its growing trade routes, alongside it’s long-term effects regionally and internationally.