Daily Archives: October 15, 2018

How you can help Rohingya refugees like Yunus

She Called Me Red is the world’s first live Instagram documentary, a hyper-personal story of a family torn apart by the Rohingya refugee crisis. It's told from the perspective of Yunus, a 27-year-old...

Hardaha, the only camp in West Bengal: Fearing crackdown, detention, Rohingya families start leaving

According to Gazi, the Rohingya panicked following a recent advisory by the Centre to the state governments to identify Rohingya and collect their biometrics. The recent developments in Assam, where seven Rohingya were sent...

IOM: Committee Empowers Rohingya Refugee Women in Pursuit of Aid

The International Organization for Migration reports some Rohingya refugee women in Cox's Bazar have formed a committee that will enable them to present their concerns and needs to U.N. camp managers directly, without having...

Don’t mind going back but ensure democracy, say Rohingyas in Hyderabad

Living in sub-human conditions, these Rohingya Muslims have been living under the fear of being deported back to their country. Uncertainty, insecurity and squalor hangs over slums in Balapur, Hafeez Baba Nagar, Pahadishareef, Mir...
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Rohingya Refugees in India Rattled After First-Ever Deportations

In India, the first-ever deportation of Rohingyas to Myanmar has raised the specter of more repatriations among the 40,000 Rohingyas living in the country as the Hindu nationalist government takes a tougher stand on...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar’s ‘Buddhist bin Laden’ Wirathu blasts international community

Firebrand monk criticises calls to bring the country’s generals to justice at the International Criminal Court An ultra-nationalist monk – dubbed the “Buddhist Bin Laden” – on Sunday criticised the international community for calls to...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...