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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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,...