Tag: Rohingyas

Supreme Court refuses to hear UN Special Rapporteur on Deportation of illegally staying Rohingyas after Jammu & Kashmir objects
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Supreme Court refuses to hear UN Special Rapporteur on Deportation of illegally staying Rohingyas after Jammu & Kashmir objects

As the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir readies to deport illegally staying Rohingyas in Jammu to Myanmar, a petition against the move was filed in the Supreme Court. On Thursday, the SC began hearing of a petition seeking stopping the deportation of over 150 Rohingya refugees in Jammu and Kashmir. The petition is being […]

Zakir Naik linked outfit planning terror attack on India? Indian Intelligence unearths terror plot by Malaysia-based outfit with links to the radical Islamic preacher
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Zakir Naik linked outfit planning terror attack on India? Indian Intelligence unearths terror plot by Malaysia-based outfit with links to the radical Islamic preacher

Ongoing investigation by Indian intelligence agencies has unearthed a major terror plot hatched by a Malaysia-based Rohingya outfit which wanted to carry out an attack on India. The investigation into the financial transactions of the outfit further revealed the outfit’s links with radical Islamic preacher Zakir Naik who is now in Malaysia. Report in TOI […]

Why is Bangladesh relocating Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal Island now?
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Why is Bangladesh relocating Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal Island now?

Bangladesh begins to relocate hundreds of Rohingya refugees to the island of Bhashan Char starting Thursday. UN and rights groups have objected to the move claiming that the island is low-lying and dangerous and is prone to cyclones and floods. The island of Bhashan Char covers an area of about 52 square kilometres. The Bangladesh Navy has built shelters there for at least 100,000 Rohingya refugees as well as a nine-foot (three-metre) embankment to prevent flooding.