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Five Delhi-bound Rohingya Muslims arrested at Guwahati railway station

The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Tuesday arrested at least five Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, including a woman, from Guwahati railway station. Initially, the woman and two men were apprehended by the GRP team and based on their interrogations, two other Rohingyas were also nabbed from the station. 

May 14, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

7 Assam bound Rohingya Muslim children detained in Tripura

Security forces on Sunday detained seven children of Rohingya Muslims at a railway station in northern Tripura adjoining Assam, a Railway Protection Force (RPF) official said in Agartala.

Feb 03, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Rohingya insurgents killed Hindu villagers in Myanmar: Amnesty

Senior UN officials have said the response amounted to ethnic cleansing and that Myanmar`s security forces may have committed genocide.

May 23, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

US House condemns 'ethnic cleansing' Rohingyas, passes resolution

The US House of Representatives has condemned the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims and called on Myanmar's leadership to end attacks on minorities in the Rakhine state, in the stiffest congressional criticism of the government in the Buddhist-majority country.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes: UN envoy

Widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar's military and may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, the UN envoy on sexual violence in conflict said on Thursday.

Nov 23, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

China tells Myanmar military it wants closer ties

China wants closer ties with Myanmar`s military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the visiting head of the southeast Asian country`s army.

Nov 23, 2017, 07:12 AM IST

5 dead, dozens missing as Rohingya boat sinks in Bangladesh

At least five people were killed and dozens left missing after a boat packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state for Bangladesh sank in a river that separates the two nations, a border guard official said.

Oct 16, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

UN condemns Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims

The UN Security Council has widely condemned Myanmar`s treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority, and also raised issues of terrorism and the attack on Hindus.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:32 AM IST

163 killed last year in attacks by Rohingya Muslim militants in Rakhine: Myanmar govt

The comments by Myanmar govt officials came after the bodies of at least 45 Hindus were discovered in three mass graves earlier in the week

Sep 27, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

Myanmar looks for more Hindu corpses as mass grave unearthed

Northern Rakhine was plunged into crisis after Rohingya militants raided police posts last month, unleashing an army crackdown that has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians.

Sep 25, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

Bangladesh calls on UN to find permanent solution to Rohingya crisis

Raising the issue of the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis in the region, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called on the United Nations and the international community to take immediate and effective measures to find out a permanent solution to the issue.

Sep 22, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

India offers development assistance to Myanmar's Rakhine

India has committed development assistance to Rakhine state in Myanmar where large-scale violence blamed on the minority Rohingya Muslim community has claimed the lives of security personnel and innocent people and triggered a mass exodus, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said on Wednesday.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

SC to hear plea challenging decision to deport Rohingyas

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju had said in Parliament that according to available data, more than 14,000 Rohingyas, registered with the UNHCR, were staying in India.

Sep 01, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar's Rakhine

Tensions have risen once again in Rakhine since seven Buddhists were found hacked to death in the mountains in the north of the state in July.


Aug 13, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

Rohingya woman shot dead along Bangladesh border: Police

Bangladesh border guards opened fire Thursday at a boat ferrying Rohingya migrants from neighbouring Myanmar, killing one woman and leaving four others injured, police said.

Apr 13, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Malaysia to hold Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meeting on Rohingya crisis

Foreign ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will meet to discuss the Rohingya Muslim crisis next week in Kuala Lumpur, a Malaysian official said today, as thousands continue to flee Myanmar.

Jan 11, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Myanmar denies Bangladeshi accounts of Muslims trying to flee over border

Soldiers have flooded the north of Rakhine state, along Myanmar`s frontier with Bangladesh, responding to attacks by alleged Muslim militants on border posts on October 9.

Nov 19, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Death toll rises as Myanmar battles border attackers

Myanmar`s security forces have now killed at least 26 people in response to attacks on police that have sparked a dramatic escalation in violence in a Muslim-majority region along its border with Bangladesh, according to reports in state media.

Oct 13, 2016, 09:54 AM IST