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Retired Indian soldier accused of being an illegal Bangladeshi after 30 yrs of service

After serving Indian army for 30 years, a retired soldier has been accused of being an illegal migrant from Bangladesh and a case has been registered against him by the Assam police. The foreigners’ tribunal will hear the matter on 13 October, reports NDTV. Mohd Azmal Haque – who lives in Chayyagaon, 70 km from […]

UN member states should act to pressure Myanmar to end crimes against humanity   September 28, 2017We, a global coalition of 87 civil society organizations, urgently call upon UN member states to take immediate steps to address the human rights abuses and humanitarian catastrophe engulfing Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya population. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UN […]

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This Article was published in Huffington Post on September 22, 2017 and is Co-Authored by US Ambassador Osman Siddique & Samier Mansur As world leaders converged upon New York City for this week’s UN General Assembly, over 420,000 Rohingya refugees traversed the monsoon rains and bloodied fields of Myanmar into Bangladesh’s make-shift and overcrowded refugee […]

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National Geographic Dispatches Without a Home, and Without Hope The Rohingya Muslim minority has fled repression in Myanmar for generations. In neighboring Bangladesh, refugee camps offer asylum, but life there remains bleak. By Brook Larmer Photographs by William Daniels PUBLISHED August 22, 2017 Since this article was published, the Myanmar military has escalated its attacks […]

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Only One Person Can Stop Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar, And It Isn’t Aung San Suu Kyi Min Aung Hlaing should be treated as a pariah by now. Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters General Min Aung Hlaing in Yangon, Myanmar. July 19, 2016. 09/13/2017  LONDON — If you haven’t been paying much attention to events in […]

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The Rohingya Genocide and Ambivalent Bangladesh by Taj Hashmi “Ambivalence” is a state of having simultaneous conflicting beliefs and opinions towards people, objects, events, and concepts. It is the most appropriate expression to portray the state of Bangladeshi indecisiveness toward the ongoing genocide of Rohingyas in Arakan. Both the people and their government in Bangladesh […]

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Rohingya crisis: Humanitarian situation catastrophic, UN says Image copyright EPA Image caption The number of Rohingya arriving in Bangladesh has tripled since a week ago Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing a catastrophic humanitarian situation, according to the UN secretary general. Antonio Guterres said alleged attacks by security forces on Rohingya villagers were completely unacceptable. […]

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Religion is not the only reason Rohingyas are being forced out of Myanmar Minorities in Myanmar, including the Rohingya, are resilient in the face of persecution. Giuseppe Forino, Author provided Giuseppe Forino, University of Newcastle; Jason von Meding, University of Newcastle, and Thomas Johnson, University of Newcastle Recent weeks have seen an escalation of violence […]

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Rohingya genocide: the world can’t help until Myanmar changes its ways Ashraful Azad, University of Chittagong After two weeks of extreme violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where at least 400 people have been killed and 270,000 Rohingyas have fled their homes, the country’s de facto leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, finally spoke up […]

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Rohingya crisis: UN sees ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar 11 September 2017 From the section Asia Asia migrant crisis Media playback is unsupported on your device Aid agencies say Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are in desperate need of aid The security operation targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the UN […]

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Rohingya Muslim crisis: 400,000 sign petition to strip Aung Sang Suu Kyi of Nobel Prize ‘The de facto ruler has done nothing to stop this crime against humanity,’ says campaigner Harriet Agerholm @HarrietAgerholm Monday 11 September 2017 02:55 BST The Independent Online The leader of Burma’s National League for a Democracy was given the prestigious award […]

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