Free Press Journal
  • Myanmar forces terrorised Rohingyas, claims Amnesty

    London : Myanmar security forces are using crimes against humanity in a targeted, systematic and widespread campaign of violence to drive Rohingyas out of Rakhine state, Amnesty International said in a new report on Wednesday.

  • MoS Home Ahir slams Varun Gandhi for comments on Rohingyas

    New Delhi: Union minister Hansraj Ahir today criticised BJP MP Varun Gandhi for his views that Rohingya Muslims should be given asylum in India after security vetting, saying those who have national interest in mind should not make such statements.

  • Al Qaeda terror operative held by NIA in Delhi

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old Bangladeshi-origin suspected al-Qaeda operative, who had come to India to allegedly train and radicalise Rohingyas for fighting the Myanmarese Army, has been arrested from east Delhi, the police claimed on Monday.

  • Rohingyas: Now, Operation Insaniyat

    New Delhi: The Modi government is hell-bent on sending back the Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar despite the threat of them being lynched. In fact, the Centre, on Thursday, filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, stating that ‘‘Rohingyas are a threat to national security.’’

  • Rohingyas: India gives it back in UN

    Geneva: India on Tuesday strongly rejected the criticism by the UN human rights chief over its handling of Rohingya Muslim refugees, human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir and observations relating to the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, saying it was “perplexed” at the remarks.

  • Delhi to deport Rohingya refugees, even those with UN registration

    New Delhi : All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior official said on Monday.

  • Malaysians condemn Myanmar violence against Rohingyas

    Kuala Lumpur : Thousands of Malaysians and Myanmarese ethnic Rohingya Muslims held a protest here on Sunday, condemning the Myanmar government’s violence against the minority group in the country’s western Rakhine state, media reported.

  • Myanmar Sui Kyi

    Suu Kyi urged to recognise Rohingyas as Myanmarese

    Bangkok: The Coalition for the Rights of Refugees and Stateless Persons (CRSP) on Thursday urged Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who is on an official visit to Thailand, to recognise the Muslim minority Rohingyas as Myanmarese nationals. CRSP members read out a statement addressed to Suu Kyi at the Thai Foreign Correspondents Club in Bangkok under police vigilance as journalists were prevented from posing questions.

  • Rohingyas finding ways to flee Myanmar despite dangers

    Naypyidaw: Rohingyas living mainly in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, continue to find ways to leave the country despite the risks of being abandoned at sea and tighter border controls, a media report said on Thursday.  Over 5,000 Rohingyas have disembarked in Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Thailand in May after their boats were abandoned by human-traffickers in the Bay of Bengal after Thailand cracked down on them.  Some monitoring agencies suggest that