Rohingya Refugees
North East  /  Published 21.01.19

31 Rohingya refugees stuck on border

At least 31 Rohingya have been stranded for the last 72 hours at the Indo-Bangla border at Rayermura in West Tripura district, a BSF officer said on Monday.BSF deputy inspector general C.L. Belwa told...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

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

World  /  Published 15.11.18

Rohingya refuse to return to Myanmar

A plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar suffered a setback on Thursday after not a single person turned up to board the five buses and four trucks parked at the Unchiprang ca...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.02.19

3 Rohingya detained in Lumding

Government Railway Police (GRP) apprehended three Rohingya at Lumding railway station in central Assam’s Hojai district on Sunday on charges of illegally entering the country.They have been identifi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

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

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 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 23.01.20

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

People  /  Published 03.11.18

Rohingya diaspora throws refugees a lifeline

By Sonia Sarkar in


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