Daily Archives: June 2, 2017

Buddhism Versus Islam: Clash Of Civilisations In South And South-East Asia?

Buddhism Versus Islam: Clash Of Civilisations In South And South-East Asia?

From Myanmar to Thailand and all the way to Sri Lanka, one of the oldest conflicts of Asia seems to be turning more violent by the day. The Buddhist and the Islamic worlds seem to...
A new insurgency greatly exacerbates Rohingya refugee suffering

Three innocent Burmese languishing in Jammu jail since 2010: Jama’at

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir Thursday expressed its deep concern over the “inhumane treatment” of Burma Muslim refugees at the hands of the local state administration and police in Jammu. “These people have after facing...
A Rohingya refugee man rebuilds his makeshift house which has been destroyed by Cyclone Mora at the Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar

Rohingya Refugees Stranded in Bangladesh After Cyclone Wreckage

Cox’s Bazar: Left drenched and near destitute by a cyclone that hit Bangladesh a day earlier, thousands of Rohingya refugees hunkered down in the ruins of their camps on Wednesday, waiting for help after...
The sad reality is these children have now been hit by double humanitarian crises

1.3 million children urgently need humanitarian assistance after storms batter Bay of Bengal

NEW YORK/BANGKOK/KATHMANDU, 1 June 2017 – At least 1.3 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance across the Bay of Bengal region following severe weather over the past six days, UNICEF has...

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Rohingyas say compulsions drove them to take shelter in J&K

Rohingyas say compulsions drove them to take shelter in J&K

Children of Rohingya refugees attend a temporary school run by a non-governmental organisation at a camp for Rohingyas in New Delhi. (File Photo)Children of...
Aung San Suu Kyi’s free press dilemma

Aung San Suu Kyi’s free press dilemma

Aung San Suu Kyi is treating the press in Myanmar poorly, and that may impede her efforts to democratize the conflict-wrought country. But is...
Influx of Rohingya refugees continues

Influx of Rohingya refugees continues

Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar continue to enter Bangladesh amid increased surveillance. At least 100 Rohingyas have taken refuge at Kutupalong and Balokhali settlement camps...
NC supports deportation of Rohingya Muslims

NC supports deportation of Rohingya Muslims

"The BJP is in government at the Centre and in the state and it is intriguing that the party is not taking a call...
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Myanmar offensive: Rohingya Muslims caught in the crossfire

The recent security operation launched by Myanmar's security forces is raising new concerns for the safety of Rohingya Muslims. Rakhine state is home to...