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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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...