Rohingya

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

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

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

12 suspected Rohingyas held in Mizoram

The 12 people were found in the residence of a woman who claimed that her cousin who lives at Tahan in Myanmar had asked her favour to keep the 'guests' before being taken to the neighbouring country.

published on : 6th May 2019

Nepali, Rohingya Muslim girls rescued in Mizoram

The police official said that one Lal Bahadur, who was accompanying the 23 Nepali girls, has been arrested.

published on : 1st 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

Case registered against AIMIM corporator

A case has been registered against Abdul Wahab, the AIMIM corporator from Chandrayangutta, for allegedly encroaching upon Gurram Cheruvu, sheltering Rohingyas and running shops.

published on : 30th April 2019

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal by Reuters reporters held for investigating Rohingya killings

The lawyer representing Reuters told that  the journalists were victims of a police set-up to silence their truthful reporting.

published on : 23rd April 2019
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