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Failed Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh to Myanmar: A status check

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refused to board buses that would have taken them to Mynamar. This resulted in Myanmar missing the August 2019 target for repatriation.


Manipur: Four Rohingya men deported to Myanmar

According to an official source, they were arrested in 2013 for illegally entering Manipur's Churchanpur and convicted under the Foreigners Act. They had been lodged in Manipur Central Jail Sajiwa.

Myanmar, Bangladesh schedule Rohingya repatriation

Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay, speaking in his country's capital, Naypyitaw, said the parties concerned had agreed that the process would begin next Thursday.

Manipur: Six Rohingya migrants arrested for entering India with fake Aadhaar IDs

After thorough interrogation, the immigrants admitted that they were Myanmar national (Rohingyas) and revealed their real identities.

'Where is that exactly?': Donald Trump's shocker when Rohingya refugee seeks US help

Donald Trump was having an interaction with a group of survivors of religious persecution, which included Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as well, in the Oval Office on the sidelines of a major meeting at the State Department on Wednesday. 


US slaps sanctions against Myanmar military chief, three others for Rohingya killings

“With this announcement, the United States is the first government to publicly take action with respect to the most senior leadership of the Burmese military," Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, said.

For Rohingya kids in Delhi, a chance to get lives back on track

Having completed a four-month course — which taught them English, Hindi, Burmese and computer skills — conducted by the Rohingya Human Rights Initiative, the children were felicitated at an event held Sunday.

As India builds houses, Myanmar to reach out to Rohingya in Bangladesh

This is one of the key steps being taken by Myanmar, at the prodding of India, so that the displaced families “feel safe” and stay in these newly built houses.

Delhi: At Rohingya camp, a festival under shadow of disease

Inside a one-room house with no toilet, Kalam and his wife raised two children. The camp was beginning to feel like home, when a fire gutted 47 homes on April 15 last year.

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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, […]