An exhausted Rohingya woman Life 

Mumbai photojournalist Danish Siddiqui wins Pulitzer prize for series on Rohingya genocide

An exhausted Rohingya woman – drained and dejected – falls to her knees on the Bangladesh shore. In the back ground, a group of men offload their belongings after crossing into the country by boat through the Bay of Bengal, a photo taken by Mumbai-based photographer Danish Siddiqui, are among the pictures shot by a Reuters team that won the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography on Tuesday. The pictures were shot by Siddiqui in September 2017. He was part of a team of journalists that captured images of the refugees…

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India allows 1,300 Buddhists refugees to enter Mizoram from Myanmar’s Rakhine state Current Affairs 

India allows 1,300 Buddhists refugees to enter Mizoram from Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Lawngtlai, Mizoram: In a contradiction of its own policy, Indian government has allowed over 1,300 tribal Buddhist refugees from Myanmar’s Rakhine region to enter Mizoram. This comes nearly a month after the Union Home Ministry had directed the northeastern states to take strict measures to prevent Rohingyas — who are Muslims — from entering Indian territory despite persecution by the Myanmar regime. These refugees belong to the Chin and few other communities of Myanmar left their homeland because of the ongoing war between the Myanmarese Army and the Arakan Army,…

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