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7 Rohingya Muslims deported to Myanmar from Manipur’s Moreh

7 Rohingya Muslims deported to Myanmar from Manipur’s Moreh

After the Supreme Court refused to stay the deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims on Thursday, the illegal immigrants were sent back to their parent country Myanmar. The Centre had informed the court that Myanmar was ready to accept them as its citizens. The deportation was set for 1.00 pm (IST) which is 2 pm Myanmar time. […]

October 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Trapped Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar get first substantial food aid in months

Trapped Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar get first substantial food aid in months

Rohingya Muslim villagers cut off from food and threatened by Buddhist neighbors in Myanmar’s violence-racked Rakhine state received their first substantial food supplies in months on Wednesday after international pressure on the government to help. Diplomats and aid groups called on the government to step in after Reuters exclusively reported the dire situation faced by […]

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Myanmar government kills 1000 Rohingya Muslims in latest army crackdown

Myanmar government kills 1000 Rohingya Muslims in latest army crackdown

Over 1000 Rohingya Muslims have been systematically killed in a Myanmar army crackdown, according to two senior UN officials UN dealing with refugees fleeing the violence, suggesting the death toll has been a far greater than previously reported. United Nations officials, from two separate agencies working in Bangladesh, where nearly 70,000 Rohingya have fled in recent months, […]

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Myanmar rejects reports army killed Rohingya fleeing Rakhine conflict

Myanmar rejects reports army killed Rohingya fleeing Rakhine conflict

Myanmar’s government on Friday rejected accusations by minority Rohingya Muslims that the military has killed residents fleeing the conflict in the northwest of the country, in which at least 86 people have been killed so far and up to 30,000 displaced. Hundreds of Rohingya are trying to escape the military crackdown after a recent escalation […]

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Nov 06, – Myanmar says the display, at an institution constructed in Washington to depict the genocide against Jews during World War II, is inappropriate. It can be seen by tourists and passers-by just a few blocks from the White House, where only six months ago President Barack Obama paid tribute to President Thein Sein. […]

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Suu Kyi slams Myanmar Government on 2-child limit for Muslims

Suu Kyi slams Myanmar Government on 2-child limit for Muslims

May 27, AP – YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Over the weekend, authorities in strife-torn Rakhine state said they were restoring a measure imposed during past military rule that banned Rohingya families from having more than two children. Details about the policy and how it will be enforced have not been released, sparking calls for clarity […]

May 27, 2013 | By More
Rohingya Muslims sinks off Myanmar coast as storm nears

Rohingya Muslims sinks off Myanmar coast as storm nears

May 14, AP – The boat sank Monday night after it left Pauktaw township in Rakhine state as the passengers “were travelling to another camp ahead of the cyclone,” a spokeswoman for the UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said. The number of missing people is not yet known. The vessel was reportedly […]

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