Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

A refugee girl carries water jug in Kutupalong new expanded Rohingya refugee camp

NSF protests against Rohingyas, Bangladeshis

JAMMU, Apr 9: National Secular Forum today staged a strong protest demonstration against the illegal Rohingya, Bangladeshi immigrants in Jammu and urged the State Government to take immediate remedial measures to weed out these...
U Nanda Thara, left, and Khine Ni Min were arrested on 10 April 2017.

Organisers of ‘Arakan Army Cup’ arrested for unlawful association

The abbot of a local monastery and another man were arrested in Arakan State’s Mrauk Oo Township on Monday after they organised a football match dubbed the “Arakan Army Cup.” U Nanda Thara, the monk,...
Rohingya Muslim refugees in Delhi protest against the crackdown on ethnic Rohingyas in Myanmar (Burma)

Rohingya community crackdown on the cards over terror concerns: Fate of around 40,000 Rohingya...

  India is not a signatory of the UN Refugee Convention and does not grant refugee status to those in need The Rohingya people are a Muslim Indo-Aryan community from the Rakhine State of...
UNICEF official seeks release of detained Rohingya children in Myanmar

UNICEF official seeks release of detained Rohingya children in Myanmar

YANGON: A top official from the UN children's fund (UNICEF) has sought the release of Rohingya children detained in a Myanmar army crackdown on the Muslim minority, the organisation's country representative said on Monday. Children...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...