Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

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Congress opens front against Rohingyas; seeks deportation

JAMMU: Lambasting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not respecting the mandate given by the people of Jammu, senior vice-president J and K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Sham Lal Sharma on Monday said the...
Myanmar Buddhist monks participate in an anti-Muslim demonstration in Sittwe, Rakhine State on July 3, 2016. Sectarian violence has left scores dead since 2012. Photo: AFP / Win Moe

Radical Buddhist revival in Myanmar

Ma Ba Tha, a Buddhist fundamentalist group that has promoted violence against minority Muslims in Myanmar, announced on January 27 that it would organize national protests against proposed amendments to race and religion laws....
Thengar Char, the proposed site for Rohingya refugees, in 2015

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh to Be Relocated to Remote Island

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh’s government is moving forward with a plan to relocate Rohingya refugees staying in camps near the country’s largest tourist resort towns to a remote island that is underwater for much...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...