Tag Archives: Rohingyas

Bangladesh’s Rohingya Camps — Promise or Peril?

Bangladesh's decision to move two camps housing some 30,000 Rohingya refugees has heightened anxieties among the Muslim minority, who fled persecution in neighboring Myanmar. Details of Dhaka’s plans remain murky and distrust high as resident Rohingyas have faced decades of ill-treatment in Bangladesh.

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Myanmar’s Rohingyas – No Time to Lose

Rohingyas an ethnic minority of Myanmar, have not been recognized as citizens by the country despite living there for centuries.   Exactly when they came to Myanmar and settled in the western Rakhine state of Arakan is not known. But it is a historical fact that it was a few centuries ago, most probably when the last Mogul emperor of …

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Myanmar’s Stateless Rohingyas

Every human being has the right to live in his birthplace irrespective of religion, color and race. But in case of Rohingyas in Myanmar, it is different and difficult. Rohingyas ( an ethnic group who practice Islam and speak Rohingya) have been living in the state of Arakan in Myanmar since the 8th century, but have not been recognized as citizens. After decades of oppression …

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