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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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...