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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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...