Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Feature film on Rohingya child brides to be screened on Sundayvideo

Feature film on Rohingya child brides to be screened on Sunday

Roima Yunus was only 11 when she fled her village in Arakan, Myanmar because of the escalating violence against the Rohingya there. She ended up in the hands of traffickers who brought her to Thailand...
Just 2 years ago, there were 10,500 Rohingyas living illegally in India (Representational photo)

Rohingya Population Shot Up Four-Fold In 2 Yrs To 40,000, Parliament Told

According to the Home Ministry, Rohingyas are mostly settled in Jammu Kashmir, Haryana, Delhi, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Andra Pradesh and Manipur. New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday informed the Rajya Sabha that the illegal...
For Rohingya refugees, Chennai spells peace and freedom

For Rohingya refugees, Chennai spells peace and freedom

LIFE IN KELAMBAKKAM REFUGEE CAMP Residents at the Kelambakkam Refugee Camp: From left, Yusuf Mohammed, Syed Ahmed, Dil Mohammed and Mohammed Salil. Pic: Bhavani Prabhakar Five years ago, Mohammad Yusuf, a man in his late 20s...
Myanmar Vice President Myint Swe, releasing the report of the Rakhine Investigative Commission at a ‎press conference on Aug. 6, 2017 in Yangon. ‎ - AP

HRW rejects Myanmar report denying abuses against Rohingyas

Myanmar Vice President Myint Swe, releasing the report of the Rakhine Investigative Commission at a ‎press conference on Aug. 6, 2017 in Yangon. ‎ - AP   (Vatican Radio) A Myanmar government commission’s report denying allegations...
Have issued detailed instructions for deportation of Rohingya Muslims, government says

Have issued detailed instructions for deportation of Rohingya Muslims, government says

NEW DELHI: Leaving no scope of ambiguity in its stand on the nearly 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living illegally in the country, the government on Wednesday informed the Rajya Sabha that it had issued detailed...
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has a population of around 51 million people. The Burman ethnic group constitutes around two-thirds of this figure and controls the military and the government.video

The Rohingya: Silent Abuse

Denied citizenship, forced from their homes, and subjected to cruelty; we investigate the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has a population of around 51 million people. The Burman ethnic group constitutes...

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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,...