Rohingya Crisis:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations.   Rohingya Crisis Context: Bangladesh is planning to send more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island- Bhasan Char- in the Bay of Bengal after sealing an agreement for the United Nations to provide help. Some 19,000 of the Muslim refugees from Myanmar have …

Rohingya Crisis

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Rohingya Crisis: Context: Bangladesh authorities sent a fourth group of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to Bhasan Char island in the Bay of Bengal despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process. Background: Bhasan Char is an island specifically developed to accommodate 1,00,000 of the …

Rohingya Crisis

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Rohingya Crisis What to study? For Prelims: Who are Rohingya? Where is Rakhine? For Mains: About the alleged genocide, concerns and what’s the way ahead? Context: Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi is defending Myanmar in ICJ against accusations of genocide. What’s the issue? According to a case brought by …

India’s World – The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

India’s World – The Rohingya Refugee Crisis ARCHIVES Summary: The plight of the Rohingyas from Myanmar and Bangladesh is being described as Asia’s biggest mass exodus. The Rohingyas are minority Muslim community in the predominantly Buddhist Myanmar and they reside in Rakhine province of that country. After the major Buddhist-Rohingya riots in 2012 a large …