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261 Rohingya Muslims Residing In Punjab: State Submits Affidavit In SC

Dec 18, 2021 PTI

Punjab government has told the Supreme court that there are 261 Rohingya Muslims living in the state. The affidavit also stated that the state does not share borders with Bangladesh or Myanmar.

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslims Seek $150 Billion In Damages From Facebook For Facilitating Genocide

Dec 07, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Rohingya Muslims, in their lawsuit against Facebook said, 'Facebook has long been aware that hateful, outraged, and politically extreme content... is oxygen to the company's blood'. They seek $150 Billion in damages from the tech giant.

UN, Bangladesh Sign Deal To Aid Relocated Rohingya Refugees

More than 19,000 out of the 1.1 million Rohingya refugees in Southern Bangladesh have already been moved to the Bhasan Char island by the government.

Rohingya Leader Mohibullah Shot Dead Inside Bangladesh Refugee Camp

Sep 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Mohibullah, who is in his 40s, was a teacher who emerged as a key refugee leader and a spokesman representing the Muslim ethnic group in international meetings.

Thousands Of Rohingya Homeless As Monsoon Wreaks Havoc In Bangladesh

Thousands of shelters in various Rohingya refugee camps in Southern Bangladesh have been flooded in recent days, displacing thousands of people.

13 June, 2021

56 Shanties Housing 270 Rohingya Refugees Gutted In Blaze In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

According to officials, the fire broke out at the Rohingya refugee camp located in Delhi’s Kalindi Kunj late on Saturday.

10 April, 2021

Fear Of Deportation Snatches Away Hope From Rohingyas In Jammu

Tarun Upadhyay

India rekindled hope of a normal life for many Rohingya refugees which is now fading away.

08 April, 2021

SC Restrains Centre From Deporting Rohingyas Detained In Jammu To Myanmar

Outlook Web Bureau

The bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was hearing a plea seeking immediate release of detained Rohingya refugees in Jammu.

02 April, 2021

Assam Police Takes 14-Year-Old Rohingya Girl To Border For Deportation, Myanmar Refuses To Accept

Outlook Web Bureau

The Myanmar immigration officials refused to accept the girl stating that the international check-gate at Moreh in Manipur is shut since last year due to the pandemic

31 March, 2021

Book Excerpt: ‘No Land's People’ By Abhishek Saha

Abhishek Saha

The book details the humanitarian crisis that is unfolding in Assam brought about by the National Register Of Citizens.

07 March, 2021

155 Rohingya Refugees Taken To Detention Centre In Jammu

Naseer Ganai

Fear and panic hit Rohingya refugees as J-K launches identification drive


28 December, 2020

Bangladesh Ships Second Group Of Rohingya Refugees To Isolated Island

Associated Press (AP)

About 1,500 Rohingya refugees were sent to an isolated island in the Bay of Bengal, despite opposition from various human rights groups

04 December, 2020

Bangladesh Shifts 1,600 Rohingyas To Cyclone-Prone Island, Rights Groups Express Reservation


19 more ships were kept ready to ferry fellow refugees to the island in the next few days.

20 November, 2020

For India, Myanmar Matters. But Let's Not Forget The Cost

Angshuman Choudhury

Endorsing a regime that is widely accused of perpetrating mass atrocities sets a dangerous precedent.

23 January, 2020

'Rohingya In Myanmar Extremely Vulnerable': ICJ Orders To Prevent Genocide

Outlook Web Bureau

The ICJ also ordered Myanmar to report to them in four months on what measures the country has taken to comply with the order.

04 January, 2020

Next Move Is To Deport Rohingyas: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

'Rohingyas are not part of the six religious minorities in three neighbouring states. They have to go back,' said the BJP leader.

28 December, 2019

'Violates International Human Rights Law': UN On Myanmar's Treatment Of Rohingya

Associated Press (AP)

The UNGA resolution calls on Myanmar to take urgent measures to combat incitement of hatred against the Rohingya and other minorities.


25 December, 2019

'No Citizenship For Ahmadiyas, They Took Up Arms To Establish Pakistan': BJP Leader

Naseer Ganai

The BJP spokesperson said Sri Lankan Tamils were fighting for a separate homeland and not escaping from religious persecution.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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