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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

Young Rohingya Girls Fall Prey To Human Trafficking

Young Rohingya Girls Fall Prey To Human Trafficking. Widowed and alone 21-year-old Umme Kulthum had hoped for a fresh start in Bangladesh but was forced into prostitution instead, falling victim to what aid groups and officials say is a growing trafficking scourge targeting refugees. Women and children make up the majority of the more than

Detailed hearing on Rohingya issue from Nov 21: SC

New Delhi, Oct 13, The Supreme Court today decided to give a detailed and holistic hearing from November 21 on the contentious issue of government’s decision to deport Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar. The apex court also made it clear that in case any contingency arises in the intervening period, the petitioners have the liberty to

Supreme Court to hear Rohingya refugees’ plea on October 13

The Supreme Court today decided to hear on October 13 the petition filed by Rohingya Muslims challenging the government’s stand to deport them back to Myanmar. The apex court said it will hear the arguments only on the points of law and asked the parties to desist from advancing emotional arguments as the matter concerned

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

RSS Chief Raises Flag At Kerala School-Daily post India

RSS calls Rohingya Muslims a ‘national threat’

RSS calls Rohingya Muslims a ‘national

Rohingyas face discrimination in Pakistan- Daily Post India

Rohingyas face discrimination in Pakistan

Pakistan’s double standards stands exposed once again as on one hand Pakistan’s government and Islamic groups have been making hue and cry over the “persecution” of the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine by the Myanmar government, but on the other hand Rohingyas have been living in abysmal conditions in Islamabad for decades. Pakistan, home to 40,000

Bangladesh imposes ban on Rohingya to carry mobile phones

Bangladesh imposes ban on Rohingya to carry mobile phones. Bangladesh government has banned Rohingya Muslims to carry mobile phones. Government has also banned telecommunication companies from selling mobile phone connections to Rohingya refugees, citing security concerns for the latest restrictions. Bangladesh’s four mobile phone providers were threatened with fines if they provide any of the

Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath

Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath

Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath.  Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said Rohingyas are not refugees who have applied for asylum in India but illegal immigrants who ‘will be deported.’ Addressing a seminar organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), a tough-talking Singh asked why some people were objecting to the deportation of Rohingyas

Sikhs hold ‘relief material’ camp for Rohingya Muslims

Sikhs hold ‘relief material’ camp for Rohingya Muslims

Sikhs hold ‘relief material’ camp for Rohingya Muslims. 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

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

#RohingyaQuitIndia trends on Internet, after India says Rohingyas have links with terror groups

Rohingya refugees have become a big issue for India as they are looking for a refugee in India as Myanmar , Bangladesh and other Asian countries are not allowing them to stay in their country.The Rohingya refugee crisis is at its worst. State Chancellor Aung San Suu Kyi finally broke her silence on the widespread

Satellite images of Rohingya villages exposes persecution suffered by Muslims

Startling satellite images of three Rohingya inhabited villages in Myanmar have come to the fore which clearly indicates the level of atrocities perpetrated by the army against Muslim minority in the country. The images show houses in these villages being brought to rubble by being burnt by the army. Satellite images of Myar Zin village, Nwar Yon Taung

Masood Azhar open support for Rohingya Muslims

Masood Azhar open support for Rohingya Muslims

Masood Azhar open support for Rohingya Muslims. Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar has openly supported the Rohingya Muslims. Masood said, “This is the sacrifice of the Myanmar Muslims that the Muslim society has become a community around the world. This statement of Masood Azhar comes at a time when the Indian government has given an affidavit

Dal Khalsa takes a dig at the Union government over Rohingya Muslims

DP Correspondent Chandigarh- Dal Khalsa takes a dig at the Union government for describing the Rohingya Muslims “illegal” immigrants and threat to ‘national security” in the Supreme Court. Party spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh said by definition all refugees are ‘illegal’ until the respective state grants them ‘refugee status’ and allow them to stay. “Even Tibetans,

Volunteers request Khalsa Aid : Send us to serve Rohingya Muslims

Volunteers request Khalsa Aid : Send us to serve Rohingya

Volunteers request Khalsa Aid : Send us to serve Rohingya Muslims

Arjun Sharma Sikh volunteers of Khalsa Aid are vying to go to Bangladesh-Myanmar border to help the Rohingya Muslims who have been exiled from their homeland. On the other hand a batch of eight volunteers started their journey for Bangladesh and will reach there by Sunday evening.Office of Khalsa Aid that is an NGO working