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Genocide against Rohingya muslims still on in Myanmar, govt silent: UN investigator

Marzuki Darusman, chair of the U.N. fact-finding mission on Myanmar, said thousands of Rohingya are still fleeing to Bangladesh

SC rejects plea, 7 Rohingya to be handed over to Myanmar in first deportation today

In a first for India, the seven immigrants who were lodged in Assam's jail since 2012, will be handed over to the Myanmar authorities in Moreh border post in Manipur today

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Forcing Rohingyas' return violates international law: UN expert

On Wednesday, the seven Rohingyas were taken in a bus from the prison to the border town of Moreh in Manipur state.

Canada declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims to be genocide

Some 7,00,000 Rohingya crossed into Bangladesh after a brutal counter-insurgency campaign by Myanmar security forces. The UN report alleged widespread rights violations, including rape, murder, torture and the burning of Rohingya homes and villages.

A year on, Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar for crowded camps

Many in Buddhist-majority Myanmar refer to the Rohingya as “Bengali”, which most in the Muslim minority regard as a derogatory term used to suggest they are interlopers from Bangladesh.

UN Security Council to commemorate anniversary of Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown

British Ambassador Karen Pierce said Britain wants the meeting to focus on gaining "unconditional access" to Myanmar for the UN refugee and development agencies to work with the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments for making plans to get the refugees back home in safety, dignity and security.

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Two lakh Rohingya refugees at risk from flooding, landslides: UN

The United Nations migration agency said a major canal dredging project underway in Southern Bangladesh to protect Rohingya refugees from monsoon floods will have the added benefit of boosting local agriculture.

Citing Rohingya massacre, Myanmar army chief urges soldiers to obey law

The killings were part of a larger army crackdown on the Rohingya, beset by allegations of murder, rape, arson and looting, unleashed in response to Rohingya militant attacks on security forces in late August.

BJP says supporting deportation of Rohingyas, asks lawyers to call off protest

"We appealed to the protesting advocates to call off their strike and return to their work so that time is given to the government to resolve the issues raised by them," state BJP chief spokesperson Sunil R P Sethi said.

Myanmar is worst-performing country for aid access, as Rohingya refugees face monsoon threats

In examining 37 countries, ACAPS analysts considered nine indicators, including violence against humanitarian workers and restrictions preventing people from reaching aid.

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Hard Look: Rohingya refugee camps in New Delhi & Haryana are absolutely unlivable, their lives deprived of basic dignity

The Indian Express visited four Rohingya refugee camps, two in New Delhi and two more in Haryana. Somya Lakhani tells the story of lives that are stripped of basic dignity.

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