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Rohingya in India: Fear of deportation to Myanmar

Rohingya in India: Fear of deportation to Myanmar

Dr Yaqoob & Dr Khursheed  The Rohingya is a Muslim minority group in Rakhine State, which occupies the western coast of Myanmar. The Rohingyas are often described as “the world’s most persecuted minority”. There are in between 800,000 and 1,100,000 Rohingyas in Myanmar today, 80% among whom live in Rakhine state. It is one of the […]

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An open letter to India by a Rohingyan

An open letter to India by a Rohingyan

Dr Khursheed Ahmad and Yasir Amin Dear India, I do not have shroud to drape my dead son in, how can I wear a black flag of ISIS to terrorise you country? With all the strength I am left with, I plead and advocate that I am also a human being. Do not ask me […]

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English Translation of a historic speech delivered by Moulana Ali Miyan Nadwi(ra) at Burma in 1961

English Translation of a historic speech delivered by Moulana Ali Miyan Nadwi(ra) at Burma in 1961

The following is a translation of an urdu lecture delivered by Hadrath Maulana Abul Hasan Ali Miyan Nadvi [rh] at Burma [Rangoon] in the year 1961 before the military coup in 1962 – The year in which the troubles for the Muslims living in Burma, began. Translation starts here: My friends! This life is perishable, […]

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UN: Myanmar may be trying to expel all Rohingya

UN: Myanmar may be trying to expel all Rohingya

UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar calls for international probe into abuses against Rohingya Muslims.     Myanmar “may be trying to expel” all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert says, pushing for a high-level inquiry into abuses against the Muslim minority community. Yanghee Lee, the UN special rapporteur on […]