Daily Archives: March 26, 2017

Aadhaar cards seized from Rohingya Muslims in Jammu

Aadhaar cards seized from Rohingya Muslims in Jammu

The worst fears of security experts warning against the mushrooming growth of illegal immigrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh here in the city of temples have once again come true with the recovery of fake...
Government starts verification of I-D cards

Rohingya refugees in Jammu: Government starts verification of I-D cards

Jammu, Publish Date: Mar 25 2017 12:28AM | Updated Date: Mar 25 2017 12:28AMRohingya refugees in JammuFile Photo The state government has started verification of Proofs of Identity (PIO) procured by Rohingaya refugees and Bangladeshi...
Human rights organisations charge that civilians were killed and raped, and more than 1,000 homes burned down during counterinsurgency operations in Rohingya areas in northern Rakhine Reuters

Myanmar rejects UN probe into Rohingya abuse claims

YANGON • Myanmar yesterday rejected the United Nations rights council's decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the probe would only "inflame" the conflict. The Geneva-based body...
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Jammu activists find 5,155 Rohingya families comprising five to eight members presently in Jammu

JAMMU: Contrary to the in-depth survey carried out by a group of young Jammu activists about settlement of Rohingya Muslims in the city outskirts, Deputy Commissioner Jammu Simrandeep Singh has gone viral on social...
Photographs of the alleged terrorist training camp near Tinn May village, Buthidaung Township, Arakan State

‘Terrorist trainees’ arrested in Buthidaung

By DVB Six persons accused of attending terrorist training were arrested alongside seven others in Buthidaung Township, northwestern Arakan State, according to the Office of the State Counsellor. A statement from Aung San Suu Kyi’s office...
The Forgotten Dark Side

The Forgotten Dark Side

By Ruthly Cadestin Removed, distraught, beaten, and burden are words to describe a population that have be stripped of their identity and right to self- determination. By the time you read and complete this article,...

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Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against repatriation efforts, Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 15, 2018.

Rohingya Shot in Camp in Myanmar

    Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...
Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...