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Release of Reuters journalists from jail is reason to celebrate, at a time when more journalists are behind bars than ever before.

Four suspected Rohingyas arrested in Tripura

The four were later produced before Kailashahar Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate’s (SDJM) court. The three minors were sent to a juvenile home while the woman will be in judicial custody for 14 days.


View From The Neighbourhood: Refugee relocation

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

Myanmar's top court to hear Reuters reporters' appeal in official secrets case

Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than 15 months in detention since they were arrested in December 2017, while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslim civilians involving Myanmar soldiers.

34 Rohingya women, children found stranded on Malaysia beach

Malaysian authorities say 34 Muslim Rohingya women and children were found stranded along a beach in the country's northernmost state, and are believed to have been dropped off by human traffickers.

Bangladesh tells UN Security Council cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Myanmar says it has been ready to accept returning refugees since January, but the United Nations says conditions are not yet right for their return.


Tripura: 19 Rohingyas detained, released after verification

“UNHCR refugee cards were recovered from their possession. The cards were issued from a UNHCR office in Haryana. They were released after the cards were authenticated”, he said.

22 Myanmar nationals including Rohingya deported since August 2017: MHA

The Home Ministry in August 2017 had come out with an advisory to identify and deport illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Assam: Six Rohingya, including 4 minor girls, detained

Additional Superintendent of Police (Border), Cachar, Gaurav Agarwal, told The Indian Express that the Aadhaar cards they were carrying were "probably fake".

Bangladesh seals off border with Myanmar amid fresh influx of refugees

Over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing from Rakhine state in neighbouring Myanmar to evade atrocities

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Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar jail after 511 days

Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.

Inside pictures of human trafficking camp in Malaysia

Authorities say there are 139 suspected graves in the mountainous jungle where northern Malaysia meets southern Thailand, a remote area that trafficking syndicates used as a transit point to hold migrants and refugees. Most were believed to be members of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority and impoverished migrants from Bangladesh.


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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.

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Why Rakhine Jihad Is An Emerging Nightmare For Bangladesh

About 422,000 refugees from Myanmar have poured into Bangladesh since August 25, 2017. Attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts triggered an offensive response by Myanmar army that has led to this humanitarian crisis. Indian Express’ Praveen Swami reports on the emerging security nightmare from the Myanmar-Bangladesh border.


Hoardings In Jammu By National Panthers Party Asking Rohingya, Bangladeshi Muslims To Leave

Hoardings have come up in and around Jammu city, asking Rohingya and Bangladeshi Muslims to leave the area, while urging local residents to unite so as to “save history, culture and identity of Dogras”. Carrying photographs of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party leaders, including its chairman Harsh Dev Singh and state president Balwant Singh Mankotia, […]