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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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...