Rohingya Refugees
World  /  Published 07.09.20

Rohingya in 180-day trip to Indonesia

Almost 300 Rohingya refugees believed to have been at sea for six months landed in Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Monday, Indonesian authorities said. Acehnese police said a wooden boat car...
By Reuters in Lhokseumawe, Indonesia

World  /  Published 12.11.18

Amnesty withdraws prize given to Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence ag...
By Reuters in Yangon

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.17

Do not shut the doors on Rohingyas

Alarmingly, 'refugees' have become the cause of Centre-state tensions, inviting the opinion of the judiciary. One must revisit the dark side of nationalism in Burma to understand the experience of the...
By Prabhakar Singh in

World  /  Published 01.11.18

Myanmar officials in Rohingya visit

Myanmar officials visited camps for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh on Wednesday in an effort to kickstart a process to repatriate hundreds of thousands who fled an army crackdown last year.Off...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 22.08.19

Facebook shuts 216 pages & accounts in Myanmar

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to “manipulate or corrupt public debate”.The company clos...
By Reuters in

India  /  Published 04.10.18

SC allows deportation of seven Rohingyas

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the deportation of seven Rohingyas, who have illegally migrated to Assam in India, to their country of origin, Myanmar. The apex court said the seven Rohingyas w...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Rohingya held at Jalpaiguri station

Four Rohingya refugees, including two women and a minor girl, were arrested by the Railway Protection Force at Jalpaiguri Road station on Sunday morning after they disembarked from a Calcutta-bound tr...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

World  /  Published 19.03.20

Malaysia to track down 2000 Rohingya

Malaysian authorities are trying to track down an estimated 2,000 Rohingya who attended a Muslim gathering that led to a spike in coronavirus cases across Southeast Asia, a security source and two oth...
By Reuters in Kuala Lumpur

North East  /  Published 24.02.20

330 foreigners held in Mizoram

At least 330 foreigners, including three Bangladeshi nationals, have been arrested for illegally entering Mizoram between 2018 and January 2020, state home minister Lalchamliana told the Assembly on M...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

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


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