Daily Archives: July 10, 2017

Cross-country movement is extremely difficult and is restricted to existing tracks only

India – Myanmar Border Management

  India shares a 1643 km long border with Myanmar, of which 171 km is not demarcated. The northeast states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram share the border with Myanmar. Terrain on the Indo-Myanmar...
Rebel representatives meeting in Chiang Mai (Photo-Network Media Group)

Rebel armies to attend peace talks

The Peace Process Steering Team (PPST) representing rebel armies will review the peace process and say they will hold discussions with the government on July 20. The PPST met in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from June...
The Kachins have over 500 Kms of border with India mainly in Arunachal Pradesh.

Myanmar: The Way To Deal With The Kachin Conflict – Analysis

The Kachins have over 500 Kms of border with India mainly in Arunachal Pradesh. Of the border with Myanmar, the Kachin border is the most peaceful and stable on both sides of the border...
PM calls international community to put pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

PM calls international community to put pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the UNHCR and others in the international community to pursue Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.   She was speaking to visiting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...
Foreign minister urges UNHCR to call upon Myanmar on Rohingya issue

Foreign minister urges UNHCR to call upon Myanmar on Rohingya issue

The Foreign Minister made this request to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali has urged United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to call upon Myanmar government to...
Refugee aid centre needs funds to carry on

Refugee aid centre needs funds to carry on

KUALA LUMPUR: A refugee aid centre is facing difficulties sustaining its operations due to financial constraints. Human Aid, a non-profit organisation aiding especially Rohingya refugees, said it faced difficulties sustaining its centre – a three-storey...

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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...