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 give them refugee status in India. This final hearing by...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat, state media reported on Wednesday. The 63 members of the stateless,...
Share Comment Email Malaysian police guard the entrance of Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Subang, Malaysia, Nov. 27, 2018.

Malaysia Arrests 2 Rohingya Suspected of Supporting ARSA Militants in Myanmar

Malaysian counter-terrorism police on Tuesday announced the arrests of two Rohingya men who they said supported a Myanmar insurgent group, including one who allegedly posted a video online calling for the assassination of Bangladesh’s...
Rohingya children walk around a landslide area at the Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia, Bangladesh, on Sunday. Monsoon-triggered landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have killed one person and left more than 4,500 homeless, said officials. | AFP-JIJI

One killed, thousands displaced in Rohingya camp landslides

DHAKA - Monsoon-triggered landslides in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have killed one person and left more than 4,500 homeless, aid officials said Sunday. About 35 cm (14 inches) of rain fell in 72 hours...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels. Telenor Group said the...
This photo taken recently shows a makeshift rohingya camp in cox’s Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya body wants involvement in decision-making

All Rohingyas want to return home if the situation is right in Rakhine, says the ARSPHR chief The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPHR), a group that claims to fight for the...
Bhashan Char

Rohingya relocation: What’s the future of costly Bhashan Char project?

The photo, collected from project official Atikul Islam’s Facebook page, shows houses built under a project to accommodate Rohingya refugees in Bhashan Char, Noakhali, Bangladesh Government blames international aid workers for Rohingyas’ unwillingness to move...
AFC-BFF training program at Rohingya camp

AFC-BFF training program at Rohingya camp

BFF’s executive committee member Bijon Barua, Cox’s Bazar DSA member Biplob and local coach Jahid were also present on the occasion Around 250 kids at Ukhia Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar began a two-day...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who fled the "systematic persecution from birth to death" of the...
Four suspected Rohingya refugees held in Tripura

Four suspected Rohingya refugees held in Tripura

The Rohingyas apprehended by Assam police along Assam-Tripura border. (Image for representational purpose only) Tripura police have arrested four suspected Rohingya refugees from Kailashahar area in Unakoti district of the state. Police officials said the four...
Sheikh Hasina has lashed out at some NGOs that are opposing relocation of Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char,

NGOs opposing Rohingya relocation to Bhasan Char to advance own interests: Hasina

Sheikh Hasina has lashed out at some NGOs that are opposing relocation of Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char, an island in the southeastern district of Noakhali. Taking questions from journalists at a news conference at...
Saudi Arabia has continued to deport Rohingya detainees despite UN calls to give them refuge (Supplied)

Saudi Arabia accused of torturing Rohingya detainees to end hunger strike

Published date: 17 April 2019 14:00 UTC | Last update: 11 hours 47 min ago Scores of stateless Rohingya refugees detained inside a Saudi detention centre have gone on hunger strike to demand an end...

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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...