Rohingya refugees

Rohingya refugees mark fifth 'Genocide Remembrance Day'

Bangladesh is hosting more than 1 million Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar over decades, including some 740,000 who crossed the border in August 2017.

published on : 25th August 2022

Rohingyas and the no man’s land

After Union minister Hardeep Puri declared that Rohingya refugees will be relocated at Bakkarwala, the 240 flats built for the economically weaker section gained attention.

published on : 22nd August 2022

MHA wanted to shift Rohingya to Bakkarwala EWS flats in capital 

The June 2021 letter was followed by at least two more meetings between the MHA, Delhi government officials and senior police officers in January and July 2022.

published on : 19th August 2022

Why U-turn on Rohingya, Asaduddin Owaisi asks Centre

MP demands to know the reason behind the MHA deciding against Union Minister’s tweet on shelter to refugees

published on : 19th August 2022

AAP hits out Centre for Minister's tweet on Rohingya refugees creates panic among residents

Bharadwaj condemned Puri’s statement and said the rapid penetration of Rohingyas will jeopardize national security.

published on : 18th August 2022

It's still unsafe for Rohingya refugees to return to their homes in Myanmar: UN rights chief

Most fled their homes after a 2017 Myanmar army offensive that is now subject to a landmark genocide case at the UN's top court.

published on : 17th August 2022

'Rohingya refugees will be shifted to flats in outer Delhi's Bakkarwala': Hardeep Puri

EWS flats have been constructed by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and are located in the Bakkarwala area near the Tikri border.

published on : 17th August 2022

UN rights chief in Bangladesh, to visit Rohingya camps

In December the United States imposed sanctions on a notorious elite police unit and seven top security officers, including the national police chief, over gross human rights violations.

published on : 14th August 2022

Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees

Analyst Munshi Faiz Ahmad, who served as Bangladeshi ambassador in Beijing, said that Yi's visit was very significant for both countries.

published on : 7th August 2022

Thailand urged to let UN evaluate refugee status of Rohingya

The Thai navy said the 59 Rohingya left an island in the Andaman Sea had travelled from Bangladesh on large fishing boats.

published on : 7th June 2022

Despite UN warnings, Myanmar vows early Rohingya return

More than 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State since August 25 last year.

published on : 13th April 2018

India extends support to Bangladesh for resolving Rohingya crisis 

Some 700,000 members of the Muslim minority have fled Myanmar since August to escape a bloody military crackdown.

published on : 10th April 2018

Bangladesh to start relocating Rohingya to island in June

Bangladesh will begin relocating around 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a desolate island off its southern coast despite warnings the site is prone to violent weather.

published on : 4th April 2018

Canada should take in Rohingya refugees: Special envoy

Canada announced targeted sanctions in February against a Myanmar general who led the army crackdown.

published on : 4th April 2018

Bangladesh denies Rohingya boat set sail from its shores

Police in Bangladesh's southeast said they were investigating after a boat moored at a Thai island with dozens of Rohingya aboard.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Boat carrying Rohingya stops on Thai island: Official

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought shelter in southern Bangladesh since Myanmar launched a brutal crackdown on insurgents in August that the US and UN have called ethnic cleansing.

published on : 1st April 2018

Rohingya returnees won't be kept in camps 'forever': Myanmar official

Myanmar has been trumpeting its readiness to take back refugees, who are massed across the border in Bangladesh, and built reception centres and transit camps for returnees.

published on : 17th March 2018

Desperate Rohingyas flee Myanmar on plastic jerrycan- rafts

Local border guard commander S.M. Ariful Islam told AFP the 52 refugees tied plastic jerrycans together to float across the Naf River separating the two countries.

published on : 8th November 2017

Agents gave us three options. We choose India. Rohingya refugees tell tales of their exodus

Some 90 Rohingyas huddle in one two-storeyed building in Keelambakkam in Chennai, living the life of stateless people.

published on : 23rd September 2017

Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

The home minister said that India would not violate any international law by deporting Rohingyas as it was not a signatory to the UN Refugees Convention 1951.

published on : 21st September 2017
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