Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

The Fall and Rise of Dr. Aye Maung

The Fall and Rise of Dr. Aye Maung

The news of Dr. Aye Maung’s electoral success in Ann Township, Rakhine State, in the April 1 by-election came as a complete surprise for many political observers who live far from the area. Putting...
Bangladesh border fence 70 percent complete

Bangladesh border fence 70 percent complete

Armed Burmese border police scan the area along the river dividing the Burma-Bangladesh border in Maungdaw Township, Arakan State, on 15 October 2016. (Photo: AFP) The fencing along the border between Burma and Bangladesh is...
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

Those trying to harm Rohingyas will be treated severely: CM

Anantnag: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said anyone who tries to harm Rohingyas in Jammu will be dealt severely as per law. She was talking to reporters on the sidelines of...
Threat to kill Rohingyas widely condemned

Threat to kill Rohingyas widely condemned

KCCI, KEA say the policy could apply to West Pak refugees too; AIP files complaint with police; Bar calls Jammu Chamber’s threat ‘barbaric’ Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Saturday condemned its...
Deport Rohingyas or we will kill them: Jammu traders

Deport Rohingyas or we will kill them: Jammu traders

09.04.2017 Madeline Patrick 0 Comment Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Jammu on Friday demanded immediate deportation of Rohingiya and Bangladeshi Muslims settled in Jammu saying that the business community would otherwise launch an “identify...
Division Bench of the High Court comprising of ex-Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir N.Paul Vasanthakumar

Rohingya Refugees: Lawyers exploring options to deal with threat perception

Lawyers representing Rohingyas are exploring various options to deal with the heightened threat perception of these refugees after the open threat for starting a ‘Catch and Kill’ movement for the forcible ouster of these...
Mohammad Siddique, 25, doesn't believe the Myanmar ID card being issued to Rohingya Muslims will restore the group's rights.

Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingya Muslims hoped that Aung San Suu Kyi would make them full...

It is just an ID card, sky blue and gently creased, but it is Mohammad Siddique’s greatest source of shame. The indignity arises not from its routine details — his name, date of birth, photo,...

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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...