World  /  Published 08.12.21

Rohingya sues Meta

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion over allegations that the social media company did not take action against anti-Rohingya hate ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.21

Certainties of India’s rulers must be met with doubt

The drumbeats of celebration that marked 20 years of Narendra Modi’s public life have to be confronted. One has to admit that when the media become an inane chorus, dissent is not easy. One expe...
By Shiv Visvanathan

World  /  Published 04.10.21

Rohingya documenter silenced

Mohib Ullah, a Rohingya community leader who believed in the power of data to confront the brutality of ethnic cleansing, died on Wednesday, shot by gunmen in a bamboo and tarp shelter in Kutupalong, ...
By Hannah Beech

World  /  Published 24.09.21

FB ordered to release Rohingya records

A US federal judge has ordered Facebook to release records of accounts connected to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar that the social media giant had shut down, rejecting its argument about protecting...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.21

In search of actually existing fascism

When politically mobilized majorities (or politicians acting in their name) single out minorities for oppression, writers reach for historically loaded comparisons. Marine Le Pen, Viktor Orbán,...
By Mukul Kesavan


World  /  Published 10.03.21

Myanmar: ‘An army with a heart of darkness’

The soldiers from Myanmar’s army knocked on U Thein Aung’s door one morning last April as he was having tea with friends, and demanded that all of them accompany the platoon to another vil...
By Richard C. Paddock in New York

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.21

Regulating social media content

On January 3, 2020, a YouTube video had gone viral showing an aggrieved, middle-aged, stocky Imran Chishti screaming on his smartphone, asking his friends to use social media platforms to mobilize a c...
By Luv Puri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.21

5 ‘Rohingya infiltrators’ held

Acting on a tip-off, the Government Railway Police (GRP) of New Jalpaiguri police station arrested five suspected Rohingya infiltrators on Tuesday. The five were identified as Abdul Malik, Sophia Beg...
By Our Bureau in Raiganj, Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.20

Regional tug of war: Great Game in Myanmar

After her landslide victory in November’s elections, Aung San Suu Kyi and her government are destined to become part of a regional ‘tug-of-war’ for influence centered around China&rs...
By Larry Jagan  

World  /  Published 29.12.20

Second group of Rohingya to be shifted to island today

Officials in Bangladesh sent a second group of Rohingya refugees to an isolated island in the Bay of Bengal on Monday despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process. More than 30 buse...
By AP via PTI in Dhaka


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