Role of Japan in Rohingya Crisis: An Analysis from Economic and Political Perspective

International Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2020 by SSRG - IJEMS Journal
Volume 7 Issue 8
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Md. Shahed Mahmud, Md. Masud-Ul-Hasan, Sk. Mahrufur Rahman
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Md. Shahed Mahmud, Md. Masud-Ul-Hasan, Sk. Mahrufur Rahman, "Role of Japan in Rohingya Crisis: An Analysis from Economic and Political Perspective," SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies, vol. 7,  no. 8, pp. 130-136, 2020. Crossref,


Japan is one of the trusted and proven development partners for Bangladesh and Myanmar at the same time. But in the Rohingya crisis, Japan took the path to remain silent in the first place and then wanted to play a mediating role to resolve the issue. But from Japan, Bangladesh wanted something big. This paper aims to point out these questions' answers, whether Japan has any geopolitical interest over Myanmar and why Japan did not raise a strong voice against the human rights violation and other atrocities in Rakhine state Japan portrayed its image as a ‘value-driven nation worldwide. To dig out in-depth, both qualitative and quantitative sources of data were gathered and then analyzed in a systematic approach. The data analysis showed that Japan has a significant geopolitical interest (Economic and Political) over Myanmar. Thus, in this situation, keeping Rohingya repatriation in mind, Bangladesh should work closely with Japan to resolve the crisis proactively and also may extend some thinking for Foreign Direct Investment in Myanmar as Myanmar is in thirst for investment.


Rohingya Crisis, Japan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Economical, Political.


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