Daily Archives: August 14, 2017

Letter to HE Ambassador Harald Braun - Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN on Myanmar Army Chief Visit to Germany

Letter to HE Ambassador Harald Braun – Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN...

25th May 2017 Your Excellency, Ambassador Braun, I am writing to express my concern over the recent news surrounding the visit to Germany of the Myanmar Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Services, General Min Aung Hlain, and...
Instructions issued for Rohingya Muslims' deportation: Govt

BJP-PDP set to flex muscles to prevent Rohingya Muslims’ deportation

JAMMU: Even though BJP and PDP have apparently managed to bridge the widening gap over the contentious issue of revoking Article 35A, another crisis is set to put the alliance partners to test with...
Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in Rakhine State on Sunday to protest against aid organizations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya

Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar’s Rakhine

YANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organizations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader...
Monks and ethnic Rakhine protesters take part in a demonstration against a government push to speed up the citizenship verification process for the stateless Rohingya minority in Sittwe township, Rakhine state, on March 19, 2017

UN Special Rapporteur: ‘Myanmar must show restraint’

UN Special Rapporteur: 'Myanmar must show restraint' Monks and ethnic Rakhine protesters take part in a demonstration against a government push to speed up the citizenship verification process for the stateless Rohingya minority in...
Police is free to take action against those who are staying illegally but it will be gross injustice to send back those who are holding refugee cards as they face serious threat to their lives back in their country

Illegal Rohingya migrants pose serious threat: Hyderabad Police

DCP V Satyanarayana said that an alert has been received from the Centre about illegals from Myanmar. Hyderabad: Rohingya Muslims who are not registered or have not renewed their refugee cards with the UNHCR pose...
Rohingya Muslim threat: States told to identify and deport

Rohingya Muslim threat: States told to identify and deport

With the threat of terror looming large, the Union Home Ministry has directed states to identify and deport illegal immigrants. The decision comes in the wake of intelligence inputs suggesting that terror groups may...

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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...