By TOM FELIX JOEHNKOCT. 6, 2017 A Bangladeshi border guard sending Rohingya back across the border into their makeshift camp in Myanmar in August. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times BANGKOK — Close to one million Rohingya from Myanmar are said to be living in Bangladesh at the moment, nearly half of
October 6, 2017 Nauman Sadiq Turkey, which has the second largest army in NATO, has been cooperating with Russia in Syria against Washington’s interests since last year and has recently placed an order for the Russian-made S-400 missile system. Similarly, the Saudi King Salman, who is on a landmark state visit to Moscow, has signed
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (r) greets his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, at a meeting with the Indian community at the Tel Aviv Convention Center, July 5, 2017. (GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, October 2017, pp. 52-53 Islam and the Near East in the Far East By John Gee NARENDRA MODI ARRIVED
CGTN’s Mike Walter spoke with Azeem Ibrahim, a research professor at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, about the development of the development of the Rohingya refugee emergency.
Aung San Suu Kyi on a previous visit to Oxford COUNCILLORS have recommended Aung San Suu Kyi is stripped of the Freedom of Oxford. Oxford City Council members unanimously voted to support a cross-party motion that said it is ‘no longer appropriate’ to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize laureate after violence erupted across Myanmar in August. She is the
by Human Rights Watch Soldiers Shot, Stabbed Men and Boys in Maung Nu, Rakhine State Smoke is seen on Myanmar’s side of border as an old Rohingya refugee woman is carried after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, September 15, 2017. ©2017 Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
On 31 August, India released the final iteration of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a list of “genuine Indian citizens” that is being updated on order of the Supreme Court. The final version, which comes after two preliminary drafts published in 2017 and 2018, identified close to 1.9 million as “illegal immigrants”. The second
Columbia Journalism Review by Rozina Ali August 28, 2019 In mid-February, a young man named Adil Ahmed Dar killed 44 Indian paramilitary officers in a suicide bombing in Kashmir’s Pulwama district. It was the deadliest attack against Indian soldiers in three decades. Dar was from a local village, but the militant group that claimed responsibility