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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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Russia promises Bangladesh that the Rohingya issue will be seen in new light

Russia promises Bangladesh that the Rohingya issue will be seen in new light

  Rohingya refugees walk by night after crossing the border from Myanmar, on the Bangladeshi shores of the Naf river in Teknaf on September 29,...
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288 Villages, Tens of Thousands of Structures Torched

Burma: New Satellite Images Confirm Mass Destruction Complete destruction of Rohingya villages in close proximity to intact Rakhine village, Maungdaw township, recorded on 21 September...

Many Parties Complicit in Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

  The persecution of Rohingya Muslims goes beyond religious intolerance, says Dr. Elizabeth Hurd, professor of politics at Northwestern University   I support The Real News Network...
Thousands of Rohingya refugees flee from Myanmar are kept under a tight security by Bangladeshi military after crossing the border in a rice patty field near Palang Khali, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Does Democracy’s Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?

Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be...
A Rohingya refugee woman who crossed the border from Burma a day before, carries her daughter and searches for help as they wait to receive permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue their way to the refugee camps, in Palang Khali, Bangladesh Credit: REUTERS

UN food agency withdraws Rohingya hunger report ‘at request of Burma’

  The United Nations food agency is pressing for immediate access to Burma’s troubled northern Rakhine state amid accusations that it shelved a critical report...