Rohingya Refugees
World  /  Published 15.04.20

Ray of hope for Rohingya

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from genocide, a ruling cheered by refugees as their first major legal victory...
By Reuters and New York Times News Service in The Hague

World  /  Published 10.04.20

Rohingya camps under lockdown

Bangladesh has imposed a “complete lockdown” in Cox’s Bazar district — home to over a million Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar — to halt the spread of coronavirus, officials have ...
By AFP in

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

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.20

Focus on danger

In what can be described as a symbolic and momentary victory for Rohingyas, arguably the largest stateless community that saw one of the largest human displacements of the 21st century, a panel of 17...
By Luv Puri in

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.20

Redeeming ruling on Rohingyas

Aung San Suu Kyi is of the view that while war crimes had been perpetrated against the Rohingya, Myanmar’s Muslim minority, the allegations of abuse had been exaggerated by the victims. The Internat...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 17.12.19

Myanmar detains 173 fleeing Rohingya

Myanmar detained 173 Rohingya Muslims on a boat off the southern coast, authorities said on Tuesday, amid signs that more members of the minority group are making perilous sea voyages to escape persec...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 10.12.19

US blacklists 4 Myanmar military chiefs

The US on Tuesday blacklisted four Myanmar military leaders, including the commander-in-chief, in the toughest action taken yet by Washington for alleged human rights abuses against the Rohingya and o...
By Reuters in Washington

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

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Assam hate cloud on Facebook

Facebook is failing to rein in a “tsunami” of hate posts inflaming ethnic tensions in Assam, campaign group Avaaz has said, with content about “criminals”, “rapists”, “terrorists” and ...
By Thomson Reuters Foundation in Mumbai


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