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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Rohingya refugees gesture to Bangladeshi fish sellers at the dawn fish market in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 27, 2018. Source: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

There are now 1.2 million Rohingya refugees

  ROHINGYA refugees from Burma (Myanmar) now number more than 1.2 million people, according to data from the United Nations. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) released...
Rohingya refugee girls are seen at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: Anisur Rahman/ Star

Hiding from traffickers in ‘prison-like’ tents, Rohingya girls dream of school

  Trapped inside "prison-like" tents in Bangladesh's refugee camps because of fears they will be trafficked or sexually harassed, teenage Rohingya girls dream of going...
Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

CR Abrar, Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal about Myanmar's genocidal campaign against the Rohingyas and...
People walk after a storm at Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh June 10, 2018. Kristiana Marton/Save the Children/Handout via REUTERS

Race against time: Officials struggle to protect Rohingya refugees ahead of peak monsoon

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - International aid agencies and Bangladesh authorities are struggling to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees against deadly monsoon...
Rohingya girls face 'prison-like' conditions in refugee camps

Rohingya girls face ‘prison-like’ conditions in refugee camps

(CNN)Adolescent Rohingya girls are being kept in stifling conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, unable to go out, deprived of education and facing prospects...