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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...