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Myanmar refugees


In halls, safehouses, Myanmar nationals pray India does not send them back: ‘will be killed’

March 31, 2021 8:32 am

The country has erupted in protests since Myanmar’s elected government was deposed on February 1 with Saturday being the deadliest day with 90 killed.

Change policy on Myanmar refugees: Mizo MP in Rajya Sabha

March 17, 2021 4:11 am

The MP made a plea to the MHA to allow them to enter the country as they were fleeing in distress, and “sending them back would mean killing them”.

Armed Myanmar group seeks asylum for 40 families in India; Mizoram alert

February 11, 2021 8:31 am

Champai shares a porous border with Myanmar’s Chin State. The Mizo and the Chin communities share similar ethnic roots, inter-marriages too occur between them, a government official said.

Despite Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's claims, violence against Rohingya continues

September 23, 2017 3:11 pm

Unrest prevailed in the Rakhine state of Myanmar even on Friday; a bomb was detonated near a mosque, despite government leader Aung San Suu Kyi appealing for peace and stability.

Myanmar says aid access to conflict area not blocked but security an issue

September 15, 2017 3:29 pm

Myanmar's minister of social welfare, relief and resettlement, Win Myat Aye, said that for the time being, no independent foreign aid groups were getting access to the conflict area, but he declined to say if they were being blocked.

Mizoram: 338 Myanmar refugees repatriated

May 26, 2017 3:36 am

The refugees from Ralei village had arrived in Lungpuk and Khaiky villages of southern Mizoram’s Saiha district on May 19.