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The Most Unwanted: A gripping account of Rohingya refugees living in India

The Most Unwanted: A gripping account of Rohingya refugees living in India

January 8, 2017 : They are State-less, with Myanmar disowning them; they are dying, with 1,00,000 homeless; and they are forgotten, with the Muslim Rohingyas not an attractive cause for the world. A...

Myanmar’s Rohingya stuck in refugee limbo in India

Myanmar’s Rohingya stuck in refugee limbo in India

September 15, 2014: (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Kohinoor, a stateless Rohingya Muslim, fled her home in Myanmar after a wave of attacks by majority Buddhists, she hoped for a chance to rebuild...

A refugee’s life is always between the frying pan and the fire

A refugee’s life is always between the frying pan and the fire

September 15, 2014: India, where an estimated 200,000 refugees live, is not an Elysian Garden for people escaping intolerable conditions in their home countries. Their escape to India just puts them o...

A forgotten story

A forgotten story

July 30, 2014:  Shivani Dass’s new book serves as a pictorial reminder of Myanmar’s neglected Chin refugees in the Capital. The last time photographer Shivani Dass tried to approach the media to ...

Analysis: The plight of Myanmar’s Chins in India

Analysis: The plight of Myanmar’s Chins in India

January 3, 2014: Recent political reforms have not improved conditions in Myanmar’s northwestern Chin State, but life in neighbouring India - where many Chin people continue to seek asylum and livel...

New Delhi No Haven for Burmese Refugees

New Delhi No Haven for Burmese Refugees

January 28, 2014: The Indian capital, which shelters more than 8,000 registered Burmese refugees, half of them women and children, remains unsafe for the asylum seekers, according to a recent report f...

When There’s No Place Called Home

When There’s No Place Called Home

November 11, 2013: The Rohingyas who fled from Burma to Jammu are living their lives in transition. If you come from nowhere, is there somewhere you can go? “Sometimes I weep when I hear Saare Jaha...

No respite for Rohingya in Bangladesh

No respite for Rohingya in Bangladesh

January 16, 2014: Refugees forced to flee Myanmar are living in camps without adequate access to food or health services. Rohingya refugee Shajida Begum, 18, has lived in northern Britain for four ye...

Rohingya refugees living without hope

Rohingya refugees living without hope

March 3, 2014: When they arrived in the city a little over three years ago from Myanmar, the Rohingya refugees were hopeful of a new life and emancipation from military junta's persecution. While the...

 

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