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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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...