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Explained: In numbers and dimensions, the global refugee crisis

December 19, 2019 7:36 am

Globally, more two-thirds of all refugees come from five countries: Syria (6.7 million), Afghanistan (2.7 million), South Sudan (2.3 million), Myanmar (1.1 million), and Somalia (0.9 million).

Rohingya violence: Aung San Suu Kyi to lead team to fight genocide charges

November 20, 2019 9:42 pm

The announcement was posted on the Facebook page of the office of the state counsellor, a position Suu Kyi holds along with that of foreign minister. Myanmar's government releases much public information on Facebook.

New report shows 41 million displaced by conflict, tensions

May 10, 2019 4:56 pm

The report released Friday focuses on internally displaced people, not refugees who have fled their home countries.

Tripura: Seven Rohingyas arrested from Kanchanjungha Express

February 03, 2019 3:32 pm

Railway Protection Force (RPF) assistant Sub Inspector Laxman Debbarma said the Rohingya migrants were detained after security personnel found them behaving in a suspicious manner in the station premises.

India, Myanmar discuss human trafficking with focus on Rohingya

October 26, 2018 4:04 am

According to Home Ministry estimates, there are nearly 40,000 Rohingya Muslims spread across India, with the highest number in Jammu and Kashmir.

In first deportation, seven Rohingya in Assam to be handed over to Myanmar: Report

October 03, 2018 5:02 pm

The process will begin by the deportation of seven migrants who were arrested in 2012 for entering India illegally and have been held in an Assam state prison. Police said the seven are likely to be handed over to Myanmar border guards on Thursday.

Rohingya refugee camps: Ground reality points at unlivable conditions with no drinking water or healthcare

April 12, 2019 11:21 am

The Indian Express visited four settlements, including these two in Delhi, Mewat and Faridabad and what came to light were tales of women being denied reproductive rights and children suffering from malnutrition and diarrhoea.

BSF pushing back refugees at border, Rohingya tell Supreme Court

February 01, 2018 12:09 am

Appearing for the applicants, two Rohingya refugees who are in camps in India, advocate Prashant Bhushan said the BSF had adopted a policy called “non-engagement” to prevent the influx of more refugees from Myanmar.

Myanmar: Soldiers, villagers killed Rohingya in mass grave

January 10, 2018 9:44 pm

The UN and other groups accuse the military of widespread atrocities against Rohingya, including killings, rapes and the burning of homes.

Amid influx of Rohingyas, Rajnath Singh says government is committed to protecting borders

December 06, 2017 8:20 pm

The Home Minister will chair a meeting of chief ministers of states bordering Bangladesh in Kolkata on Thursday