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No money, no documents, Rohingyas battle Covid symptoms with home remedies

May 20, 2021 9:49 pm

The helplessness in the face of COVID-19 plays out in southeast Delhi's Madanpur Khadar, one of the several camps in the city for Rohingya Muslims where the refugees battle it out on their own without access to testing centres, vaccines or doctors.

2 Rohingya Muslims held for illegally staying in India: Anti Terrorist Squad

March 02, 2021 1:23 am

Those arrested have been identified as Mohammad Farooque alias Hasan Mohammad and Shahid alias Sahil Mohammad, said Additional Director General, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar.

Bangladesh to move more Rohingya Muslims to remote island, despite outcry

February 14, 2021 9:32 pm

Dhaka has relocated around 7,000 to Bhasan Char island since early December from border camps in neighbouring Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where more than a million refugees live in ramshackle huts perched on razed hillsides.

UN urges cease-fire to tackle virus ahead of Myanmar vote

November 07, 2020 9:27 am

Guterres also hopes the elections will "help pave the way for refugee returns in safety and dignity,'' he said.

Suu Kyi's party expected to win second term in Myanmar polls

November 06, 2020 1:34 pm

This year, her party is expected to again top the polls, but some critics feel her administration has failed to embrace democratic principles.

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar

April 30, 2019 11:47 am

The latest crisis began with attacks by an underground Rohingya insurgent group on Myanmar security personnel in August 2017 in northern Rakhine.

Climate change threatens 19 million Bangladesh childrens' lives, future: UNICEF report

April 05, 2019 8:59 am

The report says that because of the impact of climate, families across Bangladesh, a low-lying delta nation crisscrossed by more than 130 rivers, have migrated to big cities from villages after losing their livelihoods to increasing salinity in arable land, flooding, or river bank erosion.

In a first, India deports seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar

October 04, 2018 9:17 pm

The seven immigrants were apprehended in July 2012 for violating the Foreigners' Act and were placed in detention at the Silchar Central Jail since then.

Thai police shut down journalists' discussion about Rohingya Muslims

September 11, 2018 8:25 am

Myanmar's army, which for decades has been accused of violating the human rights of various ethnic minorities, denies having committed organized rights abuses.

Myanmar snubs Hague court’s intervention in Rohingya crisis

August 10, 2018 10:48 am

The Rohingya have long faced severe discrimination and were the target of violence in 2012 that killed hundreds and drove about 140,000 people — predominantly Rohingya — from their homes to camps for the internally displaced, where most remained until last year’s violence.


Myanmar jails Reuters journalists for 7 years amid global outrage

September 04, 2018 1:04 pm

A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation.

Rohingya Muslim refugees: What fleeing from their homes in Myanmar looks like

September 07, 2017 4:26 pm

More than 200,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from the Aung San Suu Kyi led Myanmar towards neighbouring countries. As the refugees claim crackdown and violence by security forces, Suu Kyi faces heat from global leaders to deal with the situation. The United Nations, meanwhile, had labelled the Rohingyas the most persecuted people on earth.