Rohingya

Shut out from Bangladesh schools, Rohingyas turn to madrassas 

Many Rohingya children had managed to slip through the net until earlier this year when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government cracked down, ordering schools to expel them.

published on : 18th June 2019

65 Rohingyas found shipwrecked in Thailand

Some 740,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since a brutal military crackdown in 2017 against the stateless minority in the Buddhist-majority country.

published on : 12th June 2019

Bengal violence: Mamata provoking violence, Bengalis across globe are ashamed, says Babul Supriyo

The Asansol BJP MP also claimed that the violence in the state has brought shame to the entire Bengali community across the globe.

published on : 12th June 2019

Nine Rohingyas with fake Aadhaar cards arrested in Manipur 

The arrested Rohingyas can neither speak Hindi nor English, leading to communication problems, the SP said

published on : 1st June 2019

Arrest warrant issued for Myanmar firebrand monk Wirathu

Wirathu has long been the face of the country's Buddhist nationalist movement, notorious for espousing hate against the Rohingya minority.

published on : 29th May 2019

Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

Four officers and three soldiers were sentenced in 2018 to 10 years with hard labour for killing 10 Rohingya villagers, with army chief Min Aung Hlaing holding up the sentence.

published on : 28th May 2019

'Results' needed from Myanmar over Rohingya return: UN's High Commissioner for Refugees

Filippo Grandi said that the government has beeen slow in implementating the human rights procedure in the country.

published on : 24th May 2019

Bangladesh stops 84 Rohingyas from perilous sea journey

About 740,000 Muslim minority Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since a brutal military crackdown began in August 2017.

published on : 18th May 2019

Citing Dhruv Tyagi murder, Manoj Tiwari says NRC should be implemented in Delhi soon

Tiwari expressed grief and solidarity with tyagi's family and demanded setting up of a fast track court to ensure speedy justice to the family.

published on : 18th May 2019

Some 250,000 Rohingya refugees receive first ID cards: UN

The UN refugee agency said the registration could serve as a tool for law enforcement to help counter human trafficking.

published on : 17th May 2019

UN experts urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military

Many Rohingya refugees who fled said there had been mass rapes and slaughters in the villages, and in a report published last September.

published on : 14th May 2019

Bangladesh rescues 23 Rohingya girls from traffickers 

Some 740,000 Rohingya Muslims fled a brutal military clampdown in Myanmar in August 2017 and arrived in Bangladesh to join another 300,000 already living in the refugee camps.

published on : 12th May 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi tries to save face with Myanmar reporters' release

Presidential pardons are traditionally granted around the Myanmar new year in April.

published on : 9th May 2019

Freed Myanmar journalists a symbol of Suu Kyi's tarnished image

The army convicted soldiers for the massacre in a rare response to allegations of atrocities.

published on : 7th May 2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Supporters believe the pair were punished for investigating a massacre of 10 Rohingya in Myanmar's western Rakhine state in September 2017.

published on : 7th May 2019
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