Category Archives: Refugee

Rohingya Refugees: A Security Threat To India; By J.K Verma

CAS article no. 0045/2017 Courtesy: Aviation and Defence Universe Ethnic cleansing hits headlines in the western world media but little realisation is that mass migration of the  result of this in the neighbouring nations through porous borders triggers a crisis which might reflect in more than one serious forms. The global media currently has a news peg and Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims exodus just refuses to become a number two headline…. Read Article →

Because They Too, Are Worth It: Gender Issues Among Rohingya Women; By Asma Masood

CAS article no. 0135/2016 Courtesy: Red Elephant Foundation This article has been published by Red Elephant Foundation (an Initiative for Peace and Gender Equality through Storytelling) to mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9).  “In societies where men are truly confident of their own worth, women are not merely tolerated but valued.” ― Aung San Suu Kyi (From a speech read on video on August 31, 1995… Read Article →

Welcome Gesture to Hindu Refugees from Neighbouring Countries; By Prof. V. Suryanarayan

CAS article no. 0116/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group  A news item in the Sunday edition (July 10, 2016) of New Indian Express holds out the promise of Indian citizenship to Hindu refugees from neighbouring South Asian countries, especially Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make this historic announcement after unfurling the national flag from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day, August… Read Article →

Refugees from Myanmar: Rohingyas in Kelambakkam; By Prof. V. Suryanarayan

CAS article no. 0109/2016  Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group Rohingyas are one of the most persecuted and unwanted people in the world today. Thousands of them were forced to flee from their country: they have taken shelter in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Philippines, Australia and Saudi Arabia. Nearly 10,000 of them have been lured to come to India by Dalals (agents). The dalals portray India as a safe… Read Article →

Refugees – Plea for a Humane Approach; by Prof. V. Suryanarayan

CAS article no. 0088/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group  Seven years have passed since the Tigers were decimated.  The hope that many entertained that the Sri Lankan refugees will return to their homeland has not materialized. The organizations involved in the rehabilitation process – Government of Tamil Nadu, Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission in Chennai and UNHCR in Chennai  –  have simplified the procedures, but the return of the refugees… Read Article →