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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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...