Daily Archives: August 23, 2017

Rohingya women who fled prosecution in Mayanmar by crossing the Naf River into Bangladesh Adil Sakhawat

Is the Myanmar Army resorting to new tactics to mask a crackdown?

'The Moghs took away everything from the houses. They snatched the ornaments from the women’s bodies. When there are no men in the houses, they even take away the livestock' Rohingya refugees that have fled...
Exclusive: Rohingya villagers blockaded amid fresh tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine

Exclusive: Rohingya villagers blockaded amid fresh tensions in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Rohingya villagers watch as international media visit Maung Hna Ma village, Buthidaung township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, July 2017.Simon Lewis YANGON (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have been blockaded inside their area by their...
Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go to

Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees...

Editor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees. The Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In part two of this three-part series, Ajay Kumar focusses on their connection with India....
A stateless people

A stateless people

There has been an alarming spread of human rights crises across the globe. But there are some persecuted populations that seem to be more on the receiving end than others. It has been increasingly...
The refugees arrived in large numbers in 2012 during the violence in the Arkan and Rakhine regions of Myanmar. There are around 3,800 Rohingyas in the Hyderabad commissionerate area with the south zone having the highest number (Representational Image)

Hyderabad: Rohingyas under scanner

Hyderabad: The officials from the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) will be checking the documents of Rohingyas staying in the city. There are around 3,800 Rohingyas in the Hyderabad commissionerate area with the south...
Deport Rohingyas: DB gives 6 weeks to State for filing counter affidavit

Deport Rohingyas: DB gives 6 weeks to State for filing counter affidavit

JAMMU: A Division Bench (DB) of State High Court comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice B.S Walia on Monday granted six weeks time to the State to file preliminary objections/ counter affidavit in a...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...