Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

Replacement plots to be given to Rohingya families whose homes were razed

Replacement plots to be given to Rohingya families whose homes were razed

Housing plots will soon be provided to northern Maungdaw villagers whose homes were burned down last year, according to area residents. Local officials said that land for about 300 homes is being prepared in War...
Rohingya woman with her face covered with Thanakha, a yellowish-white traditional cosmetic paste, sits at Thet Kel Pyin internally displaced persons camp near Sittwe of Rakhine State, 08 March 2017. Photo: EPA/Lynn Bo Bo

Myanmar authorities begin shutting down controversial camps in Rakhine state

Weeks after Kofi Annan said it was “really about time” Myanmar closed its internally displaced person (IDP) camps, authorities say they are heeding his advice Myanmar has started closing down three displacement camps in Rakhine...
Superintendent of Police (Rural-Jammu) Arun Gupta said police have registered a case against unknown persons.

Rohingya man ‘thrashed’ in Jammu, asked to ‘leave city’, Police registers case

A Rohingya Muslim was allegedly attacked by some unidentified persons and threatened to leave the Jammu city on Monday, leading to registration of case by police into the incident. Superintendent of Police (Rural-Jammu) Arun Gupta...
JCCI president Rakesh Gupta said if the government fails to deport the refugees, it would launch an “kill” campaign against them.

New controversy plagues J&K after ‘kill” threat issued for Rohingya, Bangla refugees

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir has been clouded by a new controversy which is fraught with dangerous ramifications and could generate mistrust and hate between its Hindu-majority Jammu and Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley regions. Jammu Chamber of...

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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,...