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Rohingya Muslims
World  /  Published 11.12.19

Suu Kyi in genocide denial

A day after Aung San Suu Kyi listened at the world’s highest court in The Hague to testimony of the horrors inflicted upon the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar — veils ripped off girls before their rap...
By Marlise Simons and Hannah Beech/ New York Times News Service in The Hague

World  /  Published 23.01.20

UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohing...
By AP in The Hague

World  /  Published 11.11.19

Rohingya a threat: Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the over 10 lakh Rohingya who fled from Myanmar to her country in the wake of “persecution” are a “threat to the security” of the entire ...
By PTI in Dhaka

World  /  Published 23.04.19

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld the seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Mu...
By AP in Myanmar

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.20

Facebook: Humane approach needed

In a speech in 2019, Mark Zuckerberg said, “... our values at Facebook are inspired by the American tradition...”. What Zuckerberg conveniently discounted is that only a minuscule portion of Faceb...
By Debarshi Chakraborty and Ishaan Banerji in

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.20

Night vision

Sir — The initiative to encourage establishments in Mumbai, such as shopping malls and restaurants, to stay open for 24 hours is laudable. If this model is successful, then it could not only boost t...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.19

The minorities that can't be purged

What does a nation do with minorities that it doesn’t regard as real citizens? Hitler’s answer was genocide but modern nations have experimented with other solutions, expanding the menu of discrim...
By Mukul Kesavan in

World  /  Published 24.01.20

Myanmar shrugs off Rohingya court order

Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop gen...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 01.11.19

Prove Rohingya have returned: Bangla

Bangladesh foreign minister A.K. Abdul Momen on Friday challenged the Myanmarese authorities to provide proof of their claim that around 400 Rohingya refugees have voluntarily returned to Myanmar from...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 28.12.19

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and...
By AP in Myanmar


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