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We are not illegal immigrants but refugees, Rohingyas tell SC; seek protection under international conventions
India

We are not illegal immigrants but refugees, Rohingyas tell SC; seek protection under international conventions

Rohingyas on Friday told the Supreme Court that they were not illegal immigrants but refugees who fled Myanmar and came to India for shelter

Rohingya Muslims in Hyderabad hope for justice, plead to not be treated as 'terrorists'
India

Rohingya Muslims in Hyderabad hope for justice, plead to not be treated as 'terrorists'

His homeland forced him into exile and his host country is threatening to deport him but Syedullah Bashar is hopeful that one day justice will be his – and his community of Rohingya Muslims.

India's stand on Rohingya crisis laudable: Three-pronged policy covers security, humanitarian concerns
India

India's stand on Rohingya crisis laudable: Three-pronged policy covers security, humanitarian concerns

Deportation of Rohingya Muslims have become a political issue in India and is being played out on predictable lines.

Al-Qaeda operative on mission to radicalise Rohingyas arrested in Delhi: 27-yr-old is a British national
India

Al-Qaeda operative on mission to radicalise Rohingyas arrested in Delhi: 27-yr-old is a British national

He had fought in Syria as a member of Jabhat Al Nusra, an affiliate of al-Qaeda in Syria, against the Syrian government forces

Some Rohingyas have been found with links to Pakistan's ISI, ISIS, says MHA
India

Some Rohingyas have been found with links to Pakistan's ISI, ISIS, says MHA

Some Rohingyas have been found with links to Pakistan's ISI, the Islamic State terror group and extremist outfits targeting India, the Centre said on Monday, while making it clear that it was bound to take action against the illegal migrants as per the law.

Supreme court to take a call on govt decision to deport Rohingyas: Rajnath Singh
India

Supreme court to take a call on govt decision to deport Rohingyas: Rajnath Singh

The apex court is hearing a plea filed by two Rohingya immigrants, who are registered as refugees under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Mamata Banerjee expresses concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims, says 'all commoners not terrorists'
India

Mamata Banerjee expresses concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims, says 'all commoners not terrorists'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed concern over the plight of Rohingya Muslims and supported the UN appeal to help them.

Rohingya crisis: Kiren Rijiju says India's branding as 'villain' on issue will undermine security
India

Rohingya crisis: Kiren Rijiju says India's branding as 'villain' on issue will undermine security

Union minister Kiren Rijiju slammed attempts to brand India as a "villain" on the Rohingya refugee issue, saying it was a "calibrated design" to tarnish the country's image.

Rohingya crisis: UN appeals to global community to support humanitarian efforts to help refugees
World

Rohingya crisis: UN appeals to global community to support humanitarian efforts to help refugees

UN has appealed to the international community to keep political differences aside and support the humanitarian efforts to help Rohingya Muslim refugees.

Rohingya violence in Myanmar: Organisations in Hyderabad take out protest rallies against 'genocide'
India

Rohingya violence in Myanmar: Organisations in Hyderabad take out protest rallies against 'genocide'

Expressing solidarity with the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar, several organisations on Sunday took out protest rallies in different parts of the city against what they termed as the "genocide" of Rohingya Muslims in the neighbouring country.

Rohingya Crisis: At least 2,70,000 refugees fled Myanmar in past two weeks, says UN
World

Rohingya Crisis: At least 2,70,000 refugees fled Myanmar in past two weeks, says UN

An estimated 270,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in past two weeks to Bangladesh where two existing refugee camps are “bursting at the seams”, the UN said

Supreme Court seeks government's stance on deporting Rohingya Muslim refugees
India

Supreme Court seeks government's stance on deporting Rohingya Muslim refugees

The Supreme Court sought to know the stand of the government on a petition challenging its decision to deport illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants back to Myanmar.

Watch: Khaled Hosseini's short film Sea Prayer is a touching virtual reality tribute to Alan Kurdi
Entertainment

Watch: Khaled Hosseini's short film Sea Prayer is a touching virtual reality tribute to Alan Kurdi

Khaled Hosseini wrote a touching tribute to Alan Kurdi in the form of a letter which was turned into a VR short film called Sea Prayer.

Bangladeshi relief camps overflow as Rohingya refugees continue to flee violence in Myanmar
World

Bangladeshi relief camps overflow as Rohingya refugees continue to flee violence in Myanmar

relief camps are reaching full capacity as thousands of Rohingya refugees continue to pour into Bangladesh fleeing violence in western Myanmar

Kiren Rijiju says illegal immigrants including Rohingyas will have to 'go away'
India

Kiren Rijiju says illegal immigrants including Rohingyas will have to 'go away'

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that people illegally staying in India will have to go, including the Rohingyas.

Rohingya Muslims refugees say they are being targeted for their religion amid deportation calls
India

Rohingya Muslims refugees say they are being targeted for their religion amid deportation calls

Amid calls for their deportation from India, Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar say they have settled in Jammu and Kashmir because of compulsions, and not out of choice, and that they will return to their country once the situation becomes favourable.

Pakistan begins documentation of unregistered Afghan refugees: Officials
World

Pakistan begins documentation of unregistered Afghan refugees: Officials

Pakistan continues to host approximately 1.45 million registered refugees, according to the UN refugee agency.

UN chief Antonio Guterres concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingya Muslims
India

UN chief Antonio Guterres concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingya Muslims

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told the Lok Sabha last week, "According to UNHCR there are 13,000 Rohingya migrants registered. But we have also got figures from IB (Intelligence Bureau), which shows they have migrated to India in large numbers."

Centre issues directive to state govt set up task force to identify, deport illegally-staying foreign nationals
India

Centre issues directive to state govt set up task force to identify, deport illegally-staying foreign nationals

The Centre has said illegal immigrants like the Rohingiyas pose grave security challenges as they may be recruited by terror groups

Mosul free of Islamic State, but returning home still a distant dream for refugees
World

Mosul free of Islamic State, but returning home still a distant dream for refugees

Unprecedented destruction in Mosul and the unstable security situation will delay the return home of hundreds of thousands of people who fled.