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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The family have been reduced to begging for money from passers-by at the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) six days ago as they are racing against time to raise money for the baby's surgery, slated for July 3

Rohingya family turns to begging in KL to save 10-month-old baby with rare condition

KUALA LUMPUR: A Rohingya family is desperately seeking help from the public to save their 10-month baby, whose suffers from a condition which has...
Men watch a chinlone match inside a Rohingya refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine state, Myanmar May 17, 2017.

Myanmar Muslims continue to face restrictions on religion

Human rights activists had a lot of hope when Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League For Democracy came into power last year....
Men work on repairing the roof of a mosque in Yangon on May 30, 2017, during Ramadan. Though they are only a small minority, Muslims have been present in Myanmar for centuries. But now many feel unwelcome in their homeland.

Ramadan in Myanmar leaves Muslims out in the cold

YANGON // Huddled under umbrellas to escape a thundering monsoon downpour, dozens of Muslims stood in line at a Yangon mosque for a small...
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi at Parliament where an all party meeting on Kashmir was held. (PTI File Photo)

Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to visit Myanmar in July

New Delhi is likely to seek Myanmar’s cooperation in checking arms smuggling, exchange of intelligence information, cooperation in prevention of drug trafficking, controlling smuggling...
NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas

NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas, Bangladeshis

Expressing serious concern over the issue of purchase of immovable properties by Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in and around Jammu and Samba districts besides encroachment...