Rohingya Refugees

Refugees : India’s view

A Brief Look at India’s track record on refugees Chakma and Hajong tribals The Chakmas and the Hajongs were originally inhabitants of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) who were systematically forced out of that country. First, they were displaced from their original homesteads because of the Kaptai hydroelectric dam on …

Refugees : India’s view Read More »

Rohingya Refugees

Who are the Rohingya? Rohinyas are ethnic minorities in Myanmar. They follow Muslim Religion. Few years ago, religious and ethnic tensions between the Rohingya Muslims and the Rakhine Buddhists (who make up the majority of the population in Mayanmar) escalated into widespread, deadly rioting. Hundreds of thousands were forced to flee. Since then, ongoing violent …

Rohingya Refugees Read More »