Rohingyas

126 Rohingyas currently live in Bengaluru

No plans to deport them, they live in clusters with Bangladeshi immigrants, work in eateries

published on : 13th November 2021

6 Rohingya die in clashes between two groups in Bangladesh

It was not immediately clear why the violence broke out, but local media said the two sides were feuding to establish supremacy in the Cox's Bazar Rohingya camp over an illegal drug business.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Myanmar agrees to take back Rohingyas from Bangladesh: Envoy

Following intense engagement and continuous global pressures, Myanmar last week entered an agreement with Bangladesh to repatriate, in phases, the Rohingyas who took refuge there.

published on : 27th March 2018

Senior Myanmar official rejects 'ethnic cleansing' charge against Rohingyas

On Wednesday, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called for a new body tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.

published on : 9th March 2018

Eight suspected Rohingyas arrested in Tripura

As per an agreement between India and Myanmar, the locals on either side can move up to 16 km within each other’s territory without documents and stay there for a while.

published on : 30th November 2017

Pope Francis urges respect for rights and ethnic diversity, sidesteps Rohingya crisis

Peace can only be achieved through 'justice and a respect for human rights', he said in a speech that also called for 'respect for each ethnic group and its identity'.

published on : 28th November 2017

Rohingya crisis: Oxford strips Aung San Suu Kyi of city's freedom 

Suu Kyi has been stripped of the honorific freedom of Oxford, the British city where she studied and raised her children, over her "inaction" in the Rohingya crisis.

published on : 28th November 2017

622,000 Rohingyas have taken refuge in Bangladesh: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

The figure raises the number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh mentioned in the latest report by the United Nation's Inter-Sector Coordination Group on Thursday, by 15,000.

published on : 5th November 2017

BSF sounds alert in Tripura to check influx of Rohingyas

The threat of Rohingya intrusion cannot be ruled out as in the past similar cross-border movement of the same group was observed, the BSF IG said. 

published on : 18th October 2017

Rohingyas 'not entitled' to refugee status: ICHR seminar

Illegal infiltrators from outside India are not entitled to shelter and rehabilitation in the country, an ICHR seminar concept note said.

published on : 11th October 2017

Three arrested in Tripura for 'trafficking' of Rohingyas

Acting on a tip-off, sleuths of Assam and Tripura Police and BSF personnel raided the Nabadwip Chandra Nagar village near the Indo-Bangla border last night and arrested the three men.

published on : 3rd October 2017

Rohingyas in Haryana don’t want to go back to Myanmar

Village Majeri has more than 150 Rohingya Muslims living without valid documents.

published on : 2nd October 2017

Shashi Tharoor slams Rajnath Singh's excuse on Rohingyas: How to apply for refugee status when there is no mechanism?

Shashi Tharoor said the government’s stance on Rohingyas was ‘absolutely cruel’ because India doesn’t have any legal means for applying to be a refugee.

published on : 23rd September 2017

West Bengal BJP flays CM Mamata Banerjee on Rohingya issue

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh today ridiculed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's remarks on the Rohingya people.

published on : 21st 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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