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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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...