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India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcry

India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcry

A day after the U.N. chief voiced concern about Indian plans to potentially deport tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees, an Indian government official said Wednesday that authorities are only working to identify those who fled persecution in neighboring Myanmar — not expel them. An estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in various […]

August 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
More Rohingya villages razed in Myanmar’s Rakhine- HRW

More Rohingya villages razed in Myanmar’s Rakhine- HRW

More than 1,000 houses in Rohingya villages have been razed in northwestern Myanmar, according to analysis of satellite images from Human Rights Watch released Monday that fly in the face of government denials. Troops have poured into a strip of land along the Bangladesh border, an area which is largely home to the stateless Muslim […]

November 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Myanmar Muslims hide amid deadly sectarian clashes

Myanmar Muslims hide amid deadly sectarian clashes

Oct 03, – The violence underscored the government’s failure to stop the unrest from spreading since it erupted last year, costing hundreds of people their lives and many thousands their homes. Tuesday’s unrest near the coastal town of Thandwe saw Buddhist mobs kill a 94-year-old woman and four other Muslims and burn dozens of homes. […]

October 3, 2013 | By | Reply More