Daily Archives: March 10, 2017

Is there a place where these children can start a new life

Give them shelter

The world can help the Rohingya find new homes in Europe I had a surprise waiting for me when I recently visited the beautiful black-marble city of Kilkenny, a 90-minute train journey from Ireland’s capital...
Led by Convenor JBA, Ch Vikram Randhawa, the activists assembled at Narwal area of Jammu city and raised slogans against the PHE department for providing illegal water connections to the foreign nationals

JBA protests against PHE connections to Bangladeshi, Rohingyas

JAMMU: Jammu Bachao Andolan (JBA) on Wednesday staged protest against the PHE Department for providing water connections to Bangladeshis, Rohingyas and other illegal immigrants. Led by Convenor JBA, Ch Vikram Randhawa, the activists assembled at...
Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

DHAKA: Thousands of Rohingya who took refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar have returned home because of a Bangladeshi plan to house them on an uninhabited flood-prone island, community leaders said on...
Contrary to the UN Human Rights Council proposals, EU diplomats say they prefer existing mechanism to probe abuses.

Myanmar ‘unlikely’ to face UN probe on Rohingya abuses

Some 70,000 people have fled Rakhine state to Bangladesh since Myanmar's military began operation in October Myanmar looks set to escape an international investigation into alleged atrocities against its Rohingya minority, after the European...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...