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
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
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
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, 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.
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'
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed concern over the plight of Rohingya Muslims and supported the UN appeal to help them.
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.
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'
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.
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
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.
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.
relief camps are reaching full capacity as thousands of Rohingya refugees continue to pour into Bangladesh fleeing violence in western Myanmar
Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that people illegally staying in India will have to go, including the Rohingyas.
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 continues to host approximately 1.45 million registered refugees, according to the UN refugee agency.
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
The Centre has said illegal immigrants like the Rohingiyas pose grave security challenges as they may be recruited by terror groups
Unprecedented destruction in Mosul and the unstable security situation will delay the return home of hundreds of thousands of people who fled.