April 11, 2022 10:15 pm
“These are temporary identity cards that include their name, age, place of origin and their current residence. We have issued the cards for the safety of the refugees as well as easier identification,” said Mizoram Home Minister Lalchamliana.
November 14, 2021 7:36 am
According to official state government records, there are at least 14,254 refugees across 11 districts of Mizoram as of November 12.
October 20, 2021 8:55 am
The Tatmadaw, as the Myanmar military is known, has targeted areas that are home to thousands of armed civilians who call themselves the People’s Defense Force.
May 09, 2021 8:25 am
To 24-year-old C T Ramnunmawii Parte, the 93-year-old refugee from Myanmar she nursed for 10 days is now “pi-pi (grandmother in Mizo)”. For “pi-pi”, who doesn’t want to be named because of her uncertain status, Parte is “an angel that god sent to me”.
May 03, 2021 10:02 pm
“They fled the country of their origin under imminent threat to their lives and liberty. In such a situation, insisting that they first answer for admitted violations of our domestic laws...would be palpably inhuman,” the bench observed.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.