Daily Archives: April 16, 2017

The activists of Jammu West Assembly Movement (JWAM) today held demonstration against Pakistani agents

Dimple demands PM statement on Kashmir situation, Rohingyas

JAMMU, Apr 14: The activists of Jammu West Assembly Movement (JWAM) today held demonstration against Pakistani agents and separatists in protest against a videos going viral showing the misguided youth of the Valley, humiliating...
rohingya muslims football

In a Delhi slum, Rohingya team dreams football, debates ‘Ronaldo or Messi?’

THEY call themselves the Rohingya Shining Stars. On most nights, after they are done with their daily jobs as autorickshaw drivers, construction labourers, software trainees and IT technicians, they gather under a tent in...
Bar condemns torching of shacks of Rohingya Muslims

Bar condemns torching of shacks of Rohingya Muslims

SRINAGAR: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Saturday strongly condemned the torching of seven shacks of Rohingya Muslims by certain communal elements in Bhagwati area of Jammu on Friday. It also termed the statement...
Several Rohingya Muslims shacks set ablaze mysteriously in Jammu

The lonely Rohingya

Human rights abuse against the Rohingya in Myanmar continues to escalate. The latest from the UN is that children are among the thousands of Rohingya that have been arrested by the Myanmar government in...
An armed Myanmar border guard patrols the fence along the river dividing Myanmar and Bangladesh in Myanmar's Rakhine state,

Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Describe Military Tactic Of Systematic Rape

The Balukali refugee camp, located about an hour's drive south of the seaside tourist city of Cox's Bazar, is one of many informal camps in southern Bangladesh. An estimated 2,000 Rohingya families who fled...
Deport Rohingyas or face consequences: Shiv Sena

Deport Rohingyas or face consequences: Shiv Sena

JAMMU: Expressing shock over the criminal silence of BJP leaders from Jammu on the illegal settlement of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in Jammu and its out skirts, Shiv Sena Bala Sahib Thackery demanded immediate deportation...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...