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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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...