Rohingya Refugees
World  /  Published 11.12.20

Rohingya island review sought

A UN human rights investigator urged Bangladesh on Thursday to allow a safety assessment of the remote island where the government shipped 1,600 Rohingya refugees last week, and a verification process...
By Reuters in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

14 ‘Rohingya’ held from Rajdhani

Acting on a tip-off, Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel at New Jalpaiguri station arrested 14 foreign nationals, suspected to be Rohingya, on Tuesday night while they were on their way to Delhi ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 13.11.20

Rohingya refugees ‘abducted’ in Bangalore

The small community of Rohingya refugees in the city is living in fear after some of their men were allegedly abducted for ransom and one of them is yet to be traced. Six Rohingya refugees were kidna...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

World  /  Published 08.09.20

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

North East  /  Published 22.02.19

Rohingya getting help to settle in Assam, alleges minister Sarma

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday alleged that vested interests were helping Rohingya refugees to settle in Assam.Sharing statistics of Rohingya detected in the state from 2009 to 2019, Sar...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati


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Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about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

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


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