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Jan 11, 2019
Myanmar court rejects Reuters reporters' appeal, journalists face 7 years in prison over reportage on Rohingya genocideA Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Jan 09, 2019
Panic grips Rohingya refugees on Bangladesh border amid heavy fighting between Myanmar troops, Rakhine rebelsRohingya Muslim refugees on no-man's land on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border face even more uncertainty thanks to daily clashes between Myanmar security forces and ethnic Rakhine insurgents.
Dec 12, 2018
Jack Dorsey defends his controversial Myanmar tweets after Twitter backlashJack Dorsey defended his actions but conceded he could have handled the situation better.
Dec 09, 2018
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey trolled for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destinationJack Dorsey is facing backlash for ignoring the plight of the Muslim Rohingya minority.
Dec 05, 2018
In Jammu, Rohingya refugees live in fear of deportation, even as locals perceive them as threatsOnce welcomed in Jammu, Rohingya refugees are now looked at with suspicion, as many believe that they will cause an exodus of the local population
Nov 15, 2018
Rohingya repatriation doubtful as terrified refugees reluctant to return to Myanmar; Bangladesh rules out forceful actionBangladesh's refugee commissioner cast doubt on whether the plan to send first batch of 150 Rohingya, from a preliminary 2,260 slated for return, could go ahead as scheduled on Thursday.
Nov 13, 2018
Rohingya repatriation: Refugees should return to Myanmar only at their 'freely expressed wish', says UNHCRUN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said in a statement Sunday that repatriation of refugees "is premised upon the free and informed decision by refugees... to return". Since late August 2017, widespread and systematic violence against Myanmar's mainly-Muslim minority Rohingya community has forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in Rakhine State and seek refuge across the country's border in Bangladesh.
Nov 12, 2018
Rohingya refugees repatriation to start on 15 November; Myanmar agrees to return of 5,000 refugees in first phaseMyanmar has received a list of Rohingya families who are supposed to return to the country, however, many Rohingyas of Ukhiya and Teknaf camps of Cox's Bazar are not yet ready to return due to safety concerns. The concerned authority asserted that the repartition process would start soon if everything goes well, reported Dhaka Tribune. As many as 22,000 names were put on the list and after scrutiny, Naypyidaw has agreed to the return of 5,000 Rohingyas in the first phase.
Nov 06, 2018
Facebook promises to invest more to make the platform safer in MyanmarIn April, Facebook in Myanmar exploded during the Rohingya crisis, caused by a crackdown by the military in August 2017.
Nov 05, 2018
Bring BJP back as it protects 'gai, ganga and govind', say Sants, 'direct' Centre to bring in law to build Ram templeA two-day conclave of the Samiti, which saw participation of over 3,000 seers from across the country, deliberated on a number of issues, including a central legislation for cow protection, cleaning of the Ganga river and construction of the Ram Temple. "