Daily Archives: December 7, 2017

Rohingya Muslims have been living peacefully along with the Buddhist majority in Arakan (now Rakhine) since the 12th century. This disproves the Myanmar’s contention that Rohingya people in Myanmar is a recent phenomenon

Chinese proposal merits serious consideration

  The Rohingya crisis is one of the worst humanitarian crises witnessed in our time. It is estimated that over 800,000 Rohingya Muslims, as well as a few hundred Hindus have fled to Bangladesh, to...
Rohingya refugees carry their belongings after arriving on an improvised raft to the banks of a river in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Nov. 27. © Reuters

Sanctions will not help Rohingya

West should not punish Myanmar over refugees but engage with the authorities Advocates of sanctions are gaining ground in Washington and Brussels in response to the continuing humanitarian crisis in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. The...

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No land’s people

No land’s people

  Cooperation among governments and tolerance among citizens will help us find a solution to the refugee crisis A large number of people in the world...
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing’s VK page attracted tens of thousands of followers before it was banned. Photo: thet aung/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

Top Myanmar General Booted From New Russian Social-Media Account

VK, Russia’s version of Facebook, has blocked Gen. Min Aung Hlaing’s page Myanmar’s top general has been kicked off the Russian social-media account where he...
Ethical cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

Ethical cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

  Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya people has continued for last few years in northern Rakhine State of Myanmar. Atrocities including severe beating, burning alive, water...
We understand difficulty: Rohingya pitch in to help Kerala flood victims

We understand difficulty: Rohingya pitch in to help Kerala flood victims

Taking a cue, other Rohingya settlements in the country also decided to start collecting money for the cause. “Jo musibat mein hai, woh musibat sabse...
Forces successfully prevent 'Rohingya influx', India providing 'necessary support' to Banglades, says BSF director general

Forces successfully prevent ‘Rohingya influx’, India providing ‘necessary support’ to Banglades, says BSF director...

  Indore: The Border Security Force (BSF) has successfully prevented the influx of Rohingyas into India after they fled Myanmar, director general of the force...