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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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...