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Rohingya Muslims

The Unbearable Nothingness Of Being Sri Lankan Hindu

Dec 16, 2019 Shastri Ramachandaran

The Citizenship Act provides a path for Indian citizenship to Buddhists, but not to those persecuted by the Buddhists such as Sri Lanka’s Muslims and Hindus.

Aung San Suu Kyi Arrives At ICJ To Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Charges

Dec 10, 2019 AFP

The Gambia asked the UN's top court Tuesday to order Myanmar to 'stop this genocide' of the Rohingya Muslim minority

Aung San Suu Kyi Is 'Terribly Misguided And Misinformed' On Rohingya Crisis: UN Rights Investigator

Yanghee Lee, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights to Myanmar, said Suu Kyi was 'terribly misguided and misinformed' about the abuses against the stateless Muslim minority in her country.

Freedom Of Expression In Myanmar Still 'Dire', Says United Nations

May 07, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, were arrested in December 2017, which is a sign of Myanmar's deteriorating press freedoms, under Nobel laureate and civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar Frees Reuters Journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo

At the time of their arrest, the Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were reporting on a September 2017 massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslims in conflict-hit Rakhine state.

09 February, 2019

Rohingya Crisis: India, Bangladesh Call For Expediting Safe And Sustainable Repatriation Of Refugees

Outlook Web Bureau

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assured her Bangladeshi counterpart A K Abdul Momen of India's continued support for safe, speedy and sustainable return of the displaced persons to Myanmar.

03 February, 2019

7 Assam-Bound Rohingya Muslim Children Arrested In Tripura

Pinaki Das

The arrested Rohingya Muslim kids consist of six girls and a boy and during interrogation they informed that had crossed from Bangladesh and intended to go to Assam.

22 January, 2019

31 Rohingya Muslims Apprehended At India-Bangladesh Border Arrested

Pinaki Das

BSF arrested the 31 Rohingyas, who were stranded on the Indo-Bangladesh border since Friday, and handed them over to the Tripura Police on Tuesday.

21 January, 2019

India, Bangladesh To Hold Meeting Over 31 Stranded Rohingyas

Outlook Web Bureau

Deputy Inspector General of BSF Brajesh Kumar said that already two meetings were held between the nodal officers of BSF and BGB but the issue remained inconclusive.

11 January, 2019

Reuters Journalists Lose Appeal Against 7-Year Sentence In Myanmar Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Prosecutors say the two had classified information regarding security operations in Rakhine state, from where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled during an army-led crackdown the United Nations has dubbed 'ethnic cleansing'.

11 December, 2018

India Gives Houses Built For Rohingya Refugees To Myanmar

Outlook Web Bureau

India had signed a development programme for Rakhine late last year which was designed to assist the Myanmar government to build housing infrastructure for return of displaced persons.


13 November, 2018

Amnesty International Strips Aung San Suu Kyi Of 'Ambassador Of Conscience' Title

Outlook Web Bureau

The London-based global human rights organisation said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under house arrest.

11 November, 2018

Myanmar Denies Border Shooting Ahead Of Rohingya Repatriation

Outlook Web Bureau

A Bangladesh border guard official said that a 15-year-old Rohingya refugee was shot in the elbow on November 4 while grazing cows after multiple rounds were fired from a security post across the demarcation line.

07 November, 2018

Facebook Admits To Not Doing Enough To Prevent Myanmar Violence, Says 'Can And Should Do More'

Outlook Web Bureau

Facebook has gotten heavy criticism for permitting itself to be used to inflame ethnic and religious conflict in the country, particularly against minority Rohingya Muslims.

30 October, 2018

Bangladesh, Myanmar Agree To Start Rohingyas Repatriation By Mid-November

Outlook Web Bureau

Myanmar authorities do not recognize the Rohingyas as its citizens and consider them to be Bangladeshi immigrants, denying them basic rights.

25 October, 2018

Genocide Still Taking Place Against Rohingyas, Myanmar Denies Accusation: UN Investigator

Outlook Web Bureau

Myanmar government is increasingly demonstrating it has no interest in establishing a fully functioning democracy in order to prevent genocide against Rohingya Muslims.

07 October, 2018

Rohingya Refugees Refuse To Return Until ‘Peace Is Restored In Their Homeland’

Outlook Web Bureau

Rohingya Refugees staying in Indian camps have expressed concern over being deported to Myanmar.


05 October, 2018

UN Condemns India's Deportation Of Rohingyas To Myanmar

Outlook Web Bureau

Before their deportation, the UN had voiced concern that returning the men ignored the danger they faced in Myanmar, where for decades the Rohingya have been targeted in violent pogroms by security forces.

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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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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