Daily Archives: July 1, 2018

Secret UN-Myanmar Deal Doesn't Guarantee Rohingya Refugees Citizenship

Secret UN-Myanmar Deal Doesn’t Guarantee Rohingya Refugees Citizenship

Refugee leaders and human rights groups say the agreement fails to ensure basic rights for the Rohingya, some 700,000 of whom have fled a military crackdown some countries have called "ethnic cleansing". Secret UN-Myanmar Deal...

Will Rohingya ever get to go home? The chief of the International Committee of...

New questions are being raised about whether Rohingya refugees, living in Bangladesh, will be able to return to Myanmar. More than 700,000 were forced to flee their homes last year during a military crackdown that...

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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...