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Citizenship Bill aims to give Indian nationality to minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan

The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan...

Branded as ‘Bangladeshi infiltrators’, Muslims in India’s Assam fear for future

Born in India 71 years ago, Mohammed Rehat Ali is still traumatised a month after his release from a detention camp, struggling to shake...

In Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of “war crimes”

When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners,...

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution

The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and...

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it built in Myanmar's Rakhine state as part of a broader effort to help tens of thousands...

‘It shames us all’: Rwandan genocide survivor says Myanmar persecution a repeat of history

A nurse who survived the Rwandan genocide and wrote the first civilian testimony of the massacre said Myanmar's persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority amounts...

Floods kill three, maroon 400,000 in NE India

Floods from monsoon rains in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam have killed three people and marooned more than 400,000, officials said Thursday. "A total...

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group

Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government. The...

Tunisia rescues 71 Italy-bound migrants in Mediterranean

Tunisian authorities rescued 71 migrants as their boat began to sink after setting out from neighbouring Libya for Italy, the National Guard said Tuesday. Monday...

Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

Forty-four migrants, including women and children, plucked from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean arrived in Malta Tuesday after charity boat Alan Kurdi handed the...