Tag: Rohingyas

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  • High Court on Rohingyas

    High Court on Rohingyas

    Tuesday’s order (coram: TBM Radhakrishnan, CJ; and Arijit Banerjee, J) offers a scintilla of hope, in that the West Bengal government has been directed to arrange for “alternative accommodation under supervision” for the Rohingya detainees who have been languishing in prison even after having served their terms.

    February 15, 2020
  • 15 Rohingyas killed as boat capsizes in Bangladesh

    15 Rohingyas killed as boat capsizes in Bangladesh

    Coastguard officials believe that the Rohingya were on their way to Malaysia illegally.

    February 11, 2020
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina seeks EU support for Rohingya return to Myanmar

    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina seeks EU support for Rohingya return to Myanmar

    Karim said that Conte appreciated Bangladesh's management of the Rohingya crisis, adding that he encouraged Hasina to continue with the policy of hospitality.

    February 7, 2020
  • A Historic Day

    A Historic Day

    Declaring that there was prima facie evidence of breaches of the convention, the court warned that the estimated 600,000 Rohingyas remaining in Myanmar were “extremely vulnerable” to attacks by the military.

    January 25, 2020
  • Baluchis, Ahmediyas of Pakistan; Rohingyas of Myanmar can always apply for Indian citizenship: Home Ministry

    Baluchis, Ahmediyas of Pakistan; Rohingyas of Myanmar can always apply for Indian citizenship: Home Ministry

    The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has not stopped any foreigners of any country from applying for Indian Citizenship under The Citizenship Act, 1955, the sources said.

    December 18, 2019
  • Myanmar in Court

    Myanmar in Court

    The pre-trial chamber did not assess whether other associated war crimes may have been committed, but said they could nonetheless form part of the prosecutor’s future investigation.

    November 16, 2019
  • Rohingyas are ‘threat to national as well as regional security’: Sheikh Hasina

    Rohingyas are ‘threat to national as well as regional security’: Sheikh Hasina

    Over 150 delegates from over 50 countries are taking part in the dialogue to discuss, ideate and debate the most pressing global imperatives.

    November 12, 2019
  • Rajdanga Naba Uday Sangha Puja highlights plight of refugees

    Rajdanga Naba Uday Sangha Puja highlights plight of refugees

    The world has witnessed a spurt in such incidents in recent years.

    October 6, 2019
  • Bangladesh urged to halt returning Rohingyas

    Bangladesh urged to halt returning Rohingyas

    Myanmar authorities have verified 3,454 people for an initial round of returns from a list of 22,000 submitted by Bangladesh authorities

    August 21, 2019
  • Scam in Myanmar

    Scam in Myanmar

    The UN has hit the bull’s eye. Without tangible correctives, the military scam can only be of academic interest.

    August 8, 2019
  • Generals crippled

    Generals crippled

    The fountainhead of democracy has eventually reacted to its degeneration in Myanmar since the early 1990s.

    July 22, 2019
  • Round One to Suu Kyi

    Round One to Suu Kyi

    Comment on whether her agenda will attain fruition must await the evolution of developments not the least because the military still retains the power to veto constitutional change.

    February 27, 2019
  • The Other Wall

    The Other Wall

    The world must give it to Prime Minister Begum Hasina that thus far she has been no less accommodating than Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel, vis-a-vis the migrants from North Africa and the Arab countries.

    February 11, 2019
  • Voice of the Refugee

    Voice of the Refugee

    There is almost a collective sense of spurious satisfaction in Myanmar over the refusal of the 700,000 Rohingyas to return from the squalid camps of Bangladesh. Equally, much as it hoped to start the repatriation very shortly, there is little doubt that the government in Dhaka must be sorely disappointed ~ a month before the …

    November 19, 2018
  • Bangladesh plans to repatriate Rohingyas from Thursday

    Bangladesh plans to repatriate Rohingyas from Thursday

    The two governments agreed to repatriate 2,251 of over 700,000 Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh camps, in the first of a phased process.

    November 13, 2018
  • Rohingyas urge India to create conditions conducive for their return

    Rohingyas urge India to create conditions conducive for their return

    They agree that the attempt by some of their countrymen to obtain Aadhaar and other cards meant for Indian citizens is wrong. 

    October 22, 2018
  • Rohingyas moving in large numbers to Kerala in trains: RPF

    Rohingyas moving in large numbers to Kerala in trains: RPF

    Rohingya refugees are travelling to Kerala in large groups with their families in trains bound for the southern states from India’s northeast.

    September 29, 2018