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On sidelines of United Nations, a push for China's persecution of ethnic minorities to be punished
World

On sidelines of United Nations, a push for China's persecution of ethnic minorities to be punished

For years, rights watchdogs and journalists have exposed brutal treatment of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the far western region of Xinjiang, where China is accused of a ruthless campaign of torture, sexual assault and ethnic cleansing

Two forgotten genocides of 20th century: Time to admit historical follies and start rapprochement
India

Two forgotten genocides of 20th century: Time to admit historical follies and start rapprochement

Only by admitting what actually happened in Malabar and Kashmir, we can take the first step towards negotiation and conflict resolution

The Kashmir Files ban: Is Singapore not happy with India at Red China’s behest?
Politics

The Kashmir Files ban: Is Singapore not happy with India at Red China’s behest?

The Singapore government’s hypocrisy with regard to ‘The Kashmir Files’ is glaring because it is just the latest veiled attack on India

Manipur Assembly Elections 2022: Amit Shah vows to end Kuki militancy problem in five years; a look at who they are and their demands
Politics

Manipur Assembly Elections 2022: Amit Shah vows to end Kuki militancy problem in five years; a look at who they are and their demands

The home minister in an election rally said that BJP government will hold peace talks with all Kuki militant groups and resolve their issues in the next five years

In famine-hit Tigray, food turns into weapon of war as Ethiopian and Eritrean military block aid
World

In famine-hit Tigray, food turns into weapon of war as Ethiopian and Eritrean military block aid

More than 2 million of Tigray’s 6 million people have already fled, unable to harvest their crops. And those who stayed often cannot plant new crops or till the land because they fear for their lives.

Ahead of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Shikara, here's all you need to know about the Kashmiri Pandit exodus
Entertainment

Ahead of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Shikara, here's all you need to know about the Kashmiri Pandit exodus

The trailer of Shikara showcases instances of violence and unrest a young Kashmir Pandit couple faced during the early 1990s.

'Morbidly obese' Islamic State mufti 'Jabba the Jihadi', who endorsed rape, ethnic cleansing, taken to prison in truck after Iraqi forces captured him
World

'Morbidly obese' Islamic State mufti 'Jabba the Jihadi', who endorsed rape, ethnic cleansing, taken to prison in truck after Iraqi forces captured him

An obese Islamic State (IS) 'mufti', Shifa al-Nima, dubbed as 'Jabba the Jihadi' on social media was been captured by the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team of Iraqi forces on 16 January

Reuters scribes jailed: 'Advocate of freedom of expression is also necessarily a practitioner', world awaits Aung San Suu Kyi's response
World

Reuters scribes jailed: 'Advocate of freedom of expression is also necessarily a practitioner', world awaits Aung San Suu Kyi's response

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi spent the duration between 1989 and 2010 in some form of detention as a result of her work to bring democracy in the then-military ruled Myanmar.

UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing
World

UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar has vehemently denied allegations of ethnic cleansing, insisting it was responding to attacks by Rohingya rebels.

In Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees mark first anniversary of 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine with songs, prayers
World

In Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees mark first anniversary of 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine with songs, prayers

Rohingya refugees on Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown in their Myanmar homeland that drove 700,000 of the persecuted minority into Bangladesh, stateless and confronting a grim future.

Kobsak Chutikul, secretary of Myanmar's advisory panel on Rohingya crisis, resigns citing board's poor organisation
World

Kobsak Chutikul, secretary of Myanmar's advisory panel on Rohingya crisis, resigns citing board's poor organisation

Chutikul said his position became untenable ahead of a second full meeting of the panel with officials in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw this week.

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to Myanmar
World

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to Myanmar

The plastic IDs, issued jointly by the Bangladesh government and the UNHCR to the Rohingya refugees, contain a number of anti-fraud features.

After EU sanctions, Myanmar military sacks top general Maung Maung Soe for involvement in violation of Rohingya human rights
World

After EU sanctions, Myanmar military sacks top general Maung Maung Soe for involvement in violation of Rohingya human rights

Myanmar is accused of waging a crackdown in Rakhine state that forced 700,000 people to flee that the UN has said amounts to "ethnic cleansing".

Aung San Suu Kyi says 'hate narratives' from outside country driving Myanmar-Rohingya tension
World

Aung San Suu Kyi says 'hate narratives' from outside country driving Myanmar-Rohingya tension

The Facebook page of the State Counsellor Office said Suu Kyi made the comment in a discussion Tuesday with Christine Schraner Burgener, special envoy of the United Nations secretary-general for Myanmar

Myanmar's hardline monks to dodge bans on Facebook and target Rohingya Muslims using the social media platform
News & Analysis

Myanmar's hardline monks to dodge bans on Facebook and target Rohingya Muslims using the social media platform

Facebook has designated several radical Buddhist groups like Ma Ba Tha and several prominent monks as "hate figures", blocking them from the platform.

Rohingya crisis: UN-Myanmar pact could lead to return of 700,000 Rohingya; rights groups remain skeptic
World

Rohingya crisis: UN-Myanmar pact could lead to return of 700,000 Rohingya; rights groups remain skeptic

UN agencies and Myanmar signed an agreement that could lead to the return of around 700,000 Rohingya who fled brutal persecution by Burmese security forces

Myanmar willing to take back Rohingya refugees if they volunteer to return, says its national security adviser
World

Myanmar willing to take back Rohingya refugees if they volunteer to return, says its national security adviser

Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said on Saturday.

Rohingya fleeing Myanmar sought refuge in Jammu; now, they're facing prejudice from locals
India

Rohingya fleeing Myanmar sought refuge in Jammu; now, they're facing prejudice from locals

Most of the legally recognised Rohingya in India are settled in Jammu and Kashmir, where they face tough living conditions — and the risk of deportation

Ethnic cleansing continues in Myanmar, Rohingyas face 'campaign of terror and forced starvation', says UN official
World

Ethnic cleansing continues in Myanmar, Rohingyas face 'campaign of terror and forced starvation', says UN official

Myanmar has not stopped its ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas in Rakhine state, a United Nations human rights official said on Tuesday.

10 bodies in every grave: How Myanmar Army, aided by Buddhist villagers, makes Rakhine state clear of Rohingya
World

10 bodies in every grave: How Myanmar Army, aided by Buddhist villagers, makes Rakhine state clear of Rohingya

The killings in the coastal village of Inn Din marked another bloody episode in the ethnic violence sweeping northern Rakhine state, on Myanmar's western fringe