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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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...