Rohingya Muslims

12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura

'The 12 refugees tried to enter India from Bangladesh through the Boxanagar border in western Tripura on Thursday. But our troopers stopped them from infiltrating into India,' a BSF official said.

published on : 20th July 2019

Rohingya exodus: US ban on Myanmar army chief not enough, says UN rapporteur

US Mike Pompeo said army chief Min Aung Hlaing and officers were responsible for human rights violations - including extrajudicial killings - "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya muslims in Myanmar.

published on : 18th July 2019

No letup in influx of Rohingyas, two held in Tripura

The arrest was made after the locals had informed the police about the suspicious movement Md. Salim (21) and Jahangir Alam (20).

published on : 16th July 2019

Deadly monsoon destroys 5,000 shelters in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

Heavy rains frequently trigger flooding and landslides in Bangladesh's southeastern hill districts, and in 2017 at least 170 people were killed.

published on : 14th July 2019

Malaysia calls for 'justice' and citizenship for Rohingya Muslims

A military crackdown in 2017 drove more than 740,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, carrying accounts of rape, mass killings and the razing of villages. 

published on : 22nd June 2019

​UN gives Myanmar aid cut warning over Rohingya camp closures

The majority of Myanmar's Rohingya were driven into Bangladesh by a 2017 army crackdown, but around 400,000 remain inside conflict-battered Rakhine.

published on : 18th June 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

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

No progress made for Rohingyas to return to Myanmar, says UN aid chief

Mark Lowcock said that Rohingya Muslims felt that the country wasn't a safe place to return as they demanded to be assured of things like freedom of movement and access to amenities.

published on : 30th April 2019

Bangladesh stops Rohingya making risky journey to Malaysia

Lieutenant Commander Mahmud Hasan said Bangladesh Coast Guard forces found 16 women, seven children and six men waiting for the boat along the coast of the southern Saint Martin's Island.

published on : 30th March 2019

Bangladesh to move Rohingya to island next month: minister

Shelters and flood walls have been constructed on Bhashan Char, a muddy silt islet that only rose from the Bay of Bengal in 2006, in the hope of shifting 100,000 Rohingya refugees there.

published on : 13th March 2019

Bangladesh stops more Rohingya taking risky trip to Malaysia

The 22 had paid traffickers up to $1,200 each to get a place on a small boat for the dangerous journey, a BGB officer said.

published on : 11th February 2019

Bangladesh seals off border with Myanmar amid fresh influx of refugees

Momen said the earlier attacks were against Muslims, but now the Buddhists and other ethnic groups are also being targeted.

published on : 7th February 2019

Seven Assam-bound Rohingya Muslim children detained in Tripura

68 Rohingya Muslims, mostly children, have been apprehended in Tripura and the Assam-Tripura border in two weeks.

published on : 3rd February 2019
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