Daily Archives: August 19, 2017

n this photograph taken on June 24, 2016, Rohingya Muslim Mohammed Noor (R) sits as his wife prepares food in their tent in a refugee camp in the old city of Hyderabad.

Rohingya refugees in a bind after India lays out deportation plan

With the Union Home Ministry making it official that it plans to deport Rohingya refugees, the fate of thousands of the persecuted people hangs in balance. The Rohingyas crossed over to India with the...
Rohingya Muslims enjoying games on mobile phones inside a tea stall in one of the Rohingya markets in Jammu outskirts.

How Rohingya Muslims get SIM cards without address, identity proof?

JAMMU: Ever since the Union government has tightened noose around private mobile service providers and BSNL to verify the credentials of consumers before issuing them SIM cards, the menace of multiple SIM cards issued...
BJP-PDP illegally settling, sheltering Rohingyas, Bangladeshis in Jammu

BJP-PDP illegally settling, sheltering Rohingyas, Bangladeshis in Jammu: Harsh

JAMMU: Flaying the delay and deny tactics of the government to evict Rohingyas and Bangladeshis from Dogra soil, Harsh Dev Singh, JKNPP Chairman and former minister, said that the so called Group of Ministers...
Burma covers up its systematic abuse of a minority group

Burma covers up its systematic abuse of a minority group

IN FEBRUARY, the United Nations released a report detailing the Burmese government’s human rights abuses against the long-suffering Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state — abuses that likely amounted to crimes against humanity. Burma...
Kill us here but don't send us back: Rohingya refugees

Kill us here but don’t send us back: Rohingya refugees

HYDERABAD: Anxiety is writ large on the faces of over 3,800 Rohingya Muslims living in this city amid reports that the Indian government is planning to deport them. They say they prefer to die...
Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state in the west of the country has been gripped by violence since last October, after militants attacked police posts, killing nine guards

Military targets alleged Muslim ‘terrorists’

Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state in the west of the country has been gripped by violence since last October, after militants attacked police posts, killing nine guards. The military launched a bloody crackdown in a...

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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...