Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

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ROHINGYA in Arakan, Burma, Al Jazeera Investigation (Arabic)

ARAKAN - Rohingya, Myanmar (BURMA): In this film, Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Salam Hindawi goes to Myanmar to investigate the situation of Rohingya.
Additional Military Deployed with Heavy Artilleries Against Unarmed Rohingyas

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: sources

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence...
Myanmar’s border police stand guard in a village on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

India ‘to deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslims’

India is planning to deport tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims it says are living in the country illegally. A government spokesman said on Friday that New Delhi was in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar...
People belonging to Rohingya Muslim community sit outside their makeshift houses on the outskirts of Jammu, May 5, 2017. Picture taken on May 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta Reuters

India in Talks With Myanmar, Bangladesh to Deport 40,000 Rohingya

By Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar about its plan to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims it says are living in the country illegally, a government...
As per government estimates, Rohingya's population has increased four times in the country in the last two years

Who are Rohingya Muslims and why govt wants to deport 40,000 of them?

As per government estimates, Rohingya's population has increased four times in the country in the last two years. In 2015, their population was estimated to have been 10,500, as per Kiren Rijiju's reply in...
Instructions issued for Rohingya Muslims' deportation: Govt

Instructions issued for Rohingya Muslims’ deportation: Govt

NEW DELHI/JAMMU: The Central Government has informed the Rajya Sabha that it had issued detailed instructions for Rohingyas deportation, which was a continuous process. Stating that Centre is vested with powers to deport foreign nationals...
A Buddhist monk views portraits of Myanmar's Independence hero General Aung San

U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support...
The Myanmar national flag flies in front of a statue of General Aung San during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of his assassination in June. Photo: AP

Myanmar preparing to crush ‘militants’ in Rakhine

Bangkok: The Myanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the country's strife-torn western Rakhine state in preparation to crush accused Muslim rebels and insurgents, according to several reliable sources. The United Nations has warned...

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Commission delivers on its pledge to support Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The European Union has been providing substantial political, development and humanitarian support in response to the Rohingya refugee crisis from the outset. It has...

Why Rohingya deserve better

Aftab AlamThe Indian position on the Rohingya is contrary to the international understanding of the issue. While India considers them illegal immigrants who can...

UN Security Council to Hear Findings of Probe of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crackdown

FILE - A soldier stands near the Cox's Bazar refugee camp in Bangladesh, near Rakhine state, Myanmar, during a trip by United Nations...

A deportation and India’s Rohingya challenge

People belonging to the Rohingya community sit outside their makeshift houses on the outskirts of Jammu on May 5, 2017. PHOTO: MUKESH GUPTA/REUTERS Pallab Bhattacharya When...

Rohingya issue gains momentum as several suspected illegal immigrants get apprehended in Agra

The Braj region, especially Agra is becoming the favourite hideout for illegal Rohingya immigrants who have made this region as their base. The agencies arrested...