Daily Archives: August 20, 2017

NIA, which is probing the links of some Rohingyas to terror incidents, considers them a security threat.

Telangana will start screening Rohingyas

The Telangana police is readying to screen each of the nearly 4,000 Rohingya Muslims staying in Hyderabad, as per the instructions issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). The MHA last week...
A family from the Rohingya community is pictured inside their shack at a camp in Delhi on Thursday. REUTERS

Security, human rights at the heart of Rohingya issue

The Centre has issued instructions for deportation of illegal foreign nationals, including Rohingyas. Rehman, 46, came to India three years ago, fleeing the largest human rights crisis of Myanmar, the country where he was born,...
Bangladesh turns away Rohingya boat at border

Bangladesh turns away Rohingya boat at border

A boat carrying members of the Rohingya minority has been turned away as it attempted to cross the border into Bangladesh. The boat was attempting the crossing from Myanmar to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on...
Renewed military crackdown in Myanmar sparks fresh influx of Rohingyas

Renewed military crackdown in Myanmar sparks fresh influx of Rohingyas

'If they find us while we are fleeing to Bangladesh, they will detain us, torture us or shoot on sight, like what happened last October' A fresh crackdown by Myanmar’s military in the country’s troubled...

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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...