Daily Archives: April 23, 2017

To the door of no return

To the door of no return

India is home to 4.5 lakh refugees from 12 different countries. Why then is the home ministry being particularly tough on Myanmar’s Rohingyas? Sonia Sarkar finds out NOBODY'S PEOPLE: (Above) Raheema Khatoon with her children;...
Rohingya Suffering In Myanmar

Rohingya Suffering In Myanmar: Habib Siddiqui

Last week the NPR published a report on gruesome crimes of the Myanmar security forces against the Rohingyas, which can be viewed by clicking here. --------- Rohingya Families Flee Persecution And Suffering In Myanmar For Bangladesh With...
Reporter Kannikar Petchkaew traces the Rohingya story– from citizenship to stateless refugees - over a lifetime

From citizens and soldiers to stateless refugees: Rohingya memories

In Myanmar, it’s more than a year since Nobel Peace Prize recipient; Aung San Suu Kyi became Myanmar’s de facto leader. She rose to power on a wave of popularity, and the promise to resolve...
Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar face further threats in India

Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar face further threats in India

In India, government plans to deport Rohingya refugees are raising concerns. Thousands of the Muslim minority group have fled persecution in Mynmar, and now live in exile in neighbouring countries, including India. But as Bismillah Geelani...
Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Describe Military Tactic Of Systematic Rape

Can You Still Have Hope When Life Seems Hopeless?

Can all hope be lost? I used to think not. I used to think that no matter how tough life gets for people, they always have hope to cling to – to get them through it. Then...
Economic reforms lost momentum in the latter part of the USDP administration, as investors adopted

Suu Kyi’s silence on ethnic cleansing

“I’m just a politician,” Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi told the BBC last week. “I’m no Mother Teresa.” Fair enough: She has a country to run and an army to hold at bay....
Canada Should Stand Up For The Persecuted Rohingya Of Myanmar

Canada Should Stand Up For The Persecuted Rohingya Of Myanmar

If one asked about the violent hot spots in the world, even a reasonably well informed Canadian would usually think of the Middle East and Africa. Very few would mention Burma, now officially known...

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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,...