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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
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...