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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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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...