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Two Assam Rifles jawans killed in Nagaland ambush

Two Assam Rifles jawans were killed while four were injured in an ambush by suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) terrorists in Nagaland’s Mon district bordering Myanmar. A gunfight broke out between the Assam Rifles jawans and suspected NSCN-K yesterday afternoon. The incident took place when the jawans were on their way to collect

SC Rohingya refugee camps report

SC directs Center to file detailed report” on Rohingya’s refugee camps

The Supreme Court today directed the Center to file a “comprehensive status report” giving details of conditions in Rohingya refugee camps in various states.A bench comprising the Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submission of senior advocate Colin Gonsalves that conditions at the camps are unhygienic

Rakhine killed Myanmar police open fire Riot Yangon

7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot’ Yangon

7 ethnic Rakhine killed. Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists as they tried to seize a government office, in unrest that left seven dead and injured around a dozen more, police said.Several thousand Buddhist protesters had gathered yesterday for a ceremony in Mrauk U, an ancient temple complex that has

40 more Rohingya villages burnt in Myanmar: Report

Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 18, The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday reported the burning of 40 additional Rohingya villages in Myanmar in a military campaign, which has led more than 655,000 people of this Muslim minority community to flee to Bangladesh. The HRW used satellite images to identify the new incidents, recorded between October

6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar: Report

Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 14 (IANS) 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar: Report. Global humanitarian NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) announced on Thursday that at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed after violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine state late August.Based on surveys of refugees in Bangladesh, the number is much higher than Myanmar’s official figure of

SC adjourns Rohingya deportation case to January 31

SC adjourns Rohingya deportation case: The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted all petitions relating to deportation of Muslim Rohingya refugees for detailed hearing on January 31. The Rohingya immigrants, who fled to India after violence in the Western Rakhine state of Myanmar, have settled in Jammu and Kashmir, Hyderabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan. Prime

‘No Such Thing as Rohingya’: Myanmar Erases a History

Myanmar — He was a member of the Rohingya student union in college, taught at a public high school and even won a parliamentary seat in Myanmar’s thwarted elections in 1990. But according to the government of Myanmar, U Kyaw Min’s fellow Rohingya do not exist.A long-persecuted Muslim minority concentrated in Myanmar’s western state of

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UN chief meets Myanmar’s Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Manila, Nov 14, UN chief meets Myanmar’s Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis : UN chief Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to return, when they met today at a summit in the Philippines, his office said. The meeting added to global pressure on Suu Kyi to

UNSC asks Myanmar

UNSC asks Myanmar to end military campaign in Rakhine state

United Nations, Nov 7, UNSC asks Myanmar to end military campaign in Rakhine state : Stepping up pressure on Myanmar, the UN Security Council has come out with a unanimous statement asking it to end the military campaign in Rakhine state and ensure the safe return of Muslim Rohingya refugees driven from their homes. The

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Bangladesh eyes sterilisation to curb Rohingya population

Palongkhali (Bangladesh), Oct 28, Rohingya population : Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilization in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where nearly a million refugees are fighting for space, after efforts to encourage birth control failed. More than 600,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in neighboring Myanmar in August triggered an exodus,

Rohingya crisis: Can India play a role?- Daily Post India

Rohingya crisis: Can India play a role?

Rohingya crisis: As Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s begins her visit to Bangladesh, experts are of the view that it is high time India mediated to find a solution to the burning Rohingya refugee crisis. “I am optimistic (about Sushma Swaraj’s visit) as India enjoys cordial relations with Myanmar and has cooperative and friendly

China supports Myanmar ‘safeguarding peace and stability’

Beijing, Oct 21, China supports Myanmar ‘safeguarding peace and stability’. A ruling Chinese Communist Party official says China supports Myanmar in “safeguarding peace and stability” and won’t join other nations in condemning it for what many consider a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims.Vice minister of the party’s International Department Guo Yezhou told reporters

UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state

UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state

About 340,000 Rohingya children are reportedly living in squalid conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, where they don’t get enough food, clean water or healthcare. The Daily Times quoted a United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) statement, as saying on Friday that most of these children are still traumatised by the atrocities they witnessed in neighbouring

Attacks on Rohingyas sought to prevent them from returning: UN

Geneva, Oct 11, The attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar were carried out with the premeditated aim of not only expelling them but also to prevent them from returning, said a UN human rights team which has investigated the violence. “These brutal attacks were well organised, coordinated and systematic,” said the report prepared by the

12 Rohingya migrants killed

12 Rohingya migrants killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

12 Rohingya migrants killed: At least 12 Rohingya migrants were killed after a boat carrying them capsized off the coast of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, police said on Monday. “The bodies of 10 children, one man and one woman have been recovered,” Xinhua news agency quoted a senior police official as saying. He said the accident took

Killer 'White China' enters India through Myanmar- Daily Post India

Killer ‘White China’ enters India through Myanmar

White China- a more potent and more strong than Heroin has made its entry in Indian market. The overdose of this designer drug can result in death. The new drug, ‘China White’, has injected itself into the bloodstream of the Indian narcotics market through Myanmar. The substance is a highly potent heroin substitute made from

Myanmar offers to ‘take back’ Rohingyas

Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Myanmar on Monday proposed to take back the half a million Rohingya refugee who have fled into Bangladesh, a media report said. Kyaw Tint Swe, a Minister in the office of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, offered to take back the Rohingyas after talks with Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.H.

Sri Lanka arrests six in hunt for monks who attacked Rohingya refugees

Colombo, Oct 1 Sri Lankan police said today they have arrested six people in their hunt for a mob led by Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees last week. The government of the Buddhist-majority country has accused the monks of behaving like “animals” during Tuesday’s attack on a centre housing Rohingya Muslims including children on

Sikhs hold ‘relief material’ camp for Rohingya Muslims in Jalandhar gurdwaras

Kusum Arora Jalandhar, September 21 Living upto the spirit of ‘Sarbat da Bhala’, two Jalandhar based Gurdwaras have started gathering relief material for over 4 lakh homeless Rohingya Muslims, who have got shelter in Bangladesh. The Sikh community has put up stalls outside two gurdwaras in Jalandhar to gather relief material and raise monetary assistance

Bangladesh PM: Rohingya Muslims should go back to Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that nearly 4,20,000 Rohingya Muslims will have to go back to Myanmar. After the rise in violence in Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing in large numbers. Hasina is currently in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting.Talking to the workers of Bangladesh, she said that they