Daily Archives: June 21, 2017

What needs to be further highlighted is that no group of people claiming to be stateless has any business to take up arms

The Buddhist world must stand with Buddhist Myanmar in its hour of need

Posted on June 20th, 2017: Shenali D Waduge If the people of the West can demonstrate and protest against immigrants, the people of Myanmar have every right to voice their objections against a wave of...
A bunch of Rohingya Muslim kids look curiously at the camera at Balapur locality in Hyderabad. Presently, Balapur houses the maximum number of Rohingya refugees in the city. (Inset) The refugees live in tarpaulin-covered huts in subhuman conditions

No ID means no jobs for 3,800 Rohingya refugees in Hyderabad

A bunch of Rohingya Muslim kids look curiously at the camera at Balapur locality in Hyderabad. Presently, Balapur houses the maximum number of Rohingya refugees in the city. (Inset) The refugees live in tarpaulin-covered...
Number of oppressed Rohingya refugees rose over 30,000 since the previous year, says report

Nearly a half-million Rohingya refugees: UN report

Nearly a half-million Rohingya from Myanmar have been displaced due to decades of oppression in southwestern Myanmar, according to a new UN report. The report, published by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) to...

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Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...