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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



Myanmar govt-appointed panel finds 'war crimes' but no 'genocide' against Rohingya

January 21, 2020 3:28 pm

More than 730,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine state during weeks of brutal violence, during which the United Nations says gang rapes and mass killings were carried out with "genocidal intent".

After CAA, govt’s next move on deporting Rohingya: Jitendra Singh

January 04, 2020 7:47 am

The Rohingya are Muslim refugees from Myanmar who have accused the regime there of mass murder, rape and arson. Thousands of Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh, and some have also come to India.

Evening news briefing: 'Next step to deport Rohingyas', Iranian Maj Gen killed in US airstrikes, and more

January 03, 2020 6:00 pm

From US airstrike killing top Iranian General in Baghdad, to Union Minister for State Jitendra Singh saying that government's next step is to flush out the Rohingya migrants, here are the top developments this evening.

Calcutta HC issues interim stay on deportation of Rohingya couple to Myanmar

December 27, 2019 12:57 am

In an order issued on December 24, a bench headed by Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharya stayed their deportation until the disposal of a writ petition that was filed on behalf of Abdur Sukur alias Adi Sukur and his wife Anowara Begam on December 18.

'Genocidal intent can't be the only hypothesis in Rohingya case': Myanmar's Aung Suu Kyi

December 11, 2019 8:54 pm

On Tuesday, Suu Kyi listened impassively as lawyers for Gambia detailed graphic testimony of suffering of Rohingya at the hands of the Myanmar military.

A stranger in my own land

October 06, 2019 12:17 am

Growing up Rohingya, an account of the horror that a narrow vision of nationhood and nationality can wreak on the people

Failed Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh to Myanmar: A status check

September 13, 2019 11:45 am

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

September 10, 2019 9:07 pm

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

August 16, 2019 9:56 pm

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

August 11, 2019 8:54 pm

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


Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar jail after 511 days

May 09, 2019 10:38 am

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

May 28, 2015 4:34 pm

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.


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

June 20, 2018 2:30 pm

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.