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Rohingya Repatriation Agreement — Too Good and Too Soon ?

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The report that on 23 November last Bangladesh and Myanmar had signed a deal at Naypyidaw, the capital of Myanmar …

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Why is the West impatient with Myanmar?

Soon after Daw Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit to strife torn Rakhine province, the New York Times …

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Prospects For Early Resolution Of The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

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It is indeed a very complex issue as it requires primarily creation of an environment in Rakhine conducive to the …

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The Rohingya Refugee crisis — another Palestine problem in Asia?

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The Muslims of Rakhine (known for centuries as Arakan )state of Myanmar – mostly Sunni and who speak what is …

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Who are the Rohingyas?

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The origin of the term ‘ Rohingya’ is phonological as this how it sounds when the word ‘Rakhine’ is pronounced …

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Land grab for projects fuels atrocities against the Rohingya

Women and children are the main sufferers of this huge crisis. Among the Rohingya refugees, 53% are women and girls, 4% are over 60 and 29% are under five. They are suffering from diarrhoea, malnutrition and pneumonia [image by: Zobaidur Rahman]

In the desperate scramble to flee military bullets, Rokeya Begum lost track of her husband. With her five children and …

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For 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims , Bangladesh to Build Biggest Refugee Camps

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Bangladesh has announced it would build one of the world’s biggest refugee camps to house all the 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims …

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Varun Gandhi stuns party and government by coming out in support of Rohingyas

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Picture Courtesy : newsx.comBJP MP Varun Gandhi  has stoked a controversy by advocating asylum to Rohingya Muslims who have fled …

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UN Security Council deeply worried over the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

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The UN Security Council has expressed concern over violence in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims …

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Congress seeks answers on why Shinzo Abe was hosted in Gujarat and not in Delhi

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The Congress party has  raised questions over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to Ahmedabad and not the country’s …

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