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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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...