Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned so far.

Conditions in Myanmar ‘not conducive’ to Rohingya return: UN

Yangon - Conditions in Myanmar's crisis-hit northern Rakhine state are "not conducive" to bringing back Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh, a senior UN official said, despite Myanmar's insistence that it is ready for returnees. Some...
The arrested two Rohingya men in police custody. (HT Photo)

Two Rohingya Muslim men arrested in Manipur on trafficking charges

The arrests were made on Saturday after police were tipped off about a group of Rohingya men staying in Moreh’s Muslim Basti with trafficked girls, police sources said. The Manipur Police have arrested two Rohingya...
Rohingya refugees seeking shelter in Malaysia

Rohingya refugees seeking shelter in Malaysia

There are more than 62,000 Rohingya in Malaysia, escaping persecution at home in Myanmar, but are unable to settle down. Alor Setar, Malaysia - Shahjan Bibi, 45, came to Malaysia from Myanmar on a boat...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...