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India sends relief material to Myanmar

India sends relief material to Myanmar: India has sent 3000 family relief packs for distribution amongst the displaced persons in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine State. An Indian Air Force aircraft has landed in Yangon with relief material. With best wishes from the people of India. Indian Air Force aircraft lands today in Yangon, Myanmar with 3000 family

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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

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

Myanmar forces terrorised Rohingyas: Amnesty

London, Myanmar security forces are using crimes against humanity in a targeted, systematic and widespread campaign of violence to drive Rohingyas out of Rakhine state, Amnesty International said in a new report on Wednesday. More than 580,000 refugees have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh since August 25 after the Myanmar Army launched a military offensive following

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Lack of access to Myanmar’s Rakhine state ‘unacceptable’: UN

Geneva, Oct 6, Lack of access to Myanmar’s Rakhine state ‘unacceptable’: UN. The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar’s government to Rakhine state, where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled violence, is “unacceptable”, the UN said today. “The access we have in northern Rakhine state is unacceptable”, the head of the United

Myanmar beauty queen 'dethroned over Rohingya video'

Myanmar beauty queen ‘dethroned over Rohingya video’

A Myanmar beauty queen has been stripped of her pageant title over a video she made on the ongoing violence in Rakhine state. Shwe Eain Si had posted the clip online last week, accusing Rohingya militants of perpetuating the unrest. The 19-year-old lost her Miss Grand Myanmar title in recent days after the company which

RSS calls Rohingya Muslims a 'national threat'- Daily Post India

RSS calls Rohingya Muslims a ‘national threat’

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today called the Rohingya muslim as ‘national threat’ for country. He asked the government to take any decision on Rohingya crisis should be taken “keeping in mind threat to national security”. He said that Rohingyas are involved in violence in Myanmar which led their exodus from Rakhine state in Myanmar. The

India convincing Myanmar to take back Rohingyas- Daily Post India

India convincing Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that India will not take any Rohingya refugees as they pose a security threat to the nation. India is also pressurising Myanmar to take back the Rohingyas refugees to sort out the issues and address their. “The international pressure is mounting on Suu Kyi to take back

18,000 Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh

18,000 Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh

The International Organisation for Migration said today that 18,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled fresh violence in Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh, with “hundreds and hundreds” stranded in no man’s land at the countries’ border. Sanjukta Sahany, a spokeswoman for the IOM in Cox’s Bazar, on the Bangladesh border with Myanmar, released the latest figures as

If Sent Back Forcibly, We’ll Be Killed: Rohingya Muslims On Deportation

If Sent Back Forcibly, We’ll Be Killed: Rohingya Muslims On Deportation

The Centre’s decision to deport an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims to their native country Myanmar has triggered panic among 4,000-odd members of the ethnic group taking refuge in the old city of Hyderabad for the past six years. Moulana Hameed-ul-Haq (50), a cleric at one of the Rohingya settlements in Balapur, says, “It will be