Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

Activists of the Dogra Front protest against the Rohingyas from Myanmar and Bangladeshis residing in Jammu on Friday. Tribune photo

Clamour for eviction of Rohingyas grows louder

The clamour over the settlement of Rohingyas and Bangladeshi nationals in Jammu has grown louder as several parties are voicing their concern, alleging that it is a deliberate attempt to change the demography of...
Rakhine state investigation commission officials (R) meet Muslim residents of Gwazon village, Maungdaw township, in western Myanmar's Rakhine state, Dec. 12, 2016.

Myanmar Investigation Commission Begins Fact-Finding Mission in Maungdaw

Members of a Myanmar investigation commission looking into recent violence in Rakhine state’s Maungdaw township set out on a six-day fact-finding mission on Friday to investigate United Nations allegations of human rights violations of...

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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...