User: basavapatna Topic: Refugees
Category: Refugees
Last updated: Nov 14 2018 21:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Eritrean refugee children witness their first snowfall in Canada in heart-warming video 14.11.2018 Scroll.in
The brother and sister’s delighted reactions caught the attention of millions on the internet, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Bangladesh plans to repatriate Rohingyas from Thursday 13.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bangladesh plans to repatriate Rohingyas from Thursday
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Why did 17 million Indians leave India last year? 13.11.2018 Rediff: News
When 17 million Indians seek their fortune abroad it only means people are losing faith in the government's ability to honour its promises, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray.
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Nigeria: 175 people dead, 10,000 affected by ongoing cholera outbreak, says humanitarian group 12.11.2018 Scroll.in
The Norwegian Refugee Council attributed the quick spread of the disease to congested camps for displaced people and limited access to sanitation facilities.
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All eyes on EC decision on CEO Shashank 12.11.2018 Central Chronicle
Aizawl, All eyes will be on the Election Commission’s decision expected in a day or two on the vexed issue arising out of demand for the ouster of CEO SB Shashank. A high-level EC delegation met Mizo NGOs and other civil society leaders here on Friday and reportedly assured that their views will be respected. According […]
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Poll panel asks Mizoram to submit names of chief electoral officer’s possible replacement: Reports 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The commission said it would take the next step after receiving Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain’s report on the crisis in the state.
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Mizoram: Election Commission denies reports of chief electoral officer’s removal 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
An Election Commission delegation visited the state on Friday, two days after the poll body summoned Shashank to New Delhi.
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Days ahead of repatriation, Rohingyas in Bangladesh are anxious about security, citizenship status 9.11.2018 Scroll.in
Rohingya refugees have asked Myanmar for assurances. Though these are yet to come and despite UN concerns, Dhaka is proceeding with its plan.
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Mizoram polls: Election Commission rejects BJP’s request to extend last date for filing nominations 8.11.2018 Scroll.in
BJP state chief JV Hluna had sought the extension citing protests against Chief Electoral Officer SB Shashank.
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Canada: Justin Trudeau apologises for his country’s refusal to allow in Jewish refugees in 1939 8.11.2018 Scroll.in
The Canadian prime minister called on citizens to fight xenophobic and anti-Semitic attitudes.
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NGOs' protest continues in Mizoram, EC summons CEO 7.11.2018 Meghalaya Times

Aizawl, Nov 07 (IANS): An apex body of NGOs continued to protest here for a second day on Wednesday against the removal of Principal Secretary (Home) Lalnunmawia Chuaungo and demanding the removal of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) in election-bound Mizoram.
The Election Commission, meanwhile, called the CEO to discuss the situation, which was said to be returning to normalcy after the Mizoram NGO Coordination Committee (MNCC) called for state-wide protests for the sacking of CEO S.B. Shashank after Chuaungo was removed on an Election Commission order.

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Protest rally against EC’s decision on Bru refugees 7.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Protest rally against EC’s decision on Bru refugees
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In poll-bound Mizoram, civil society groups are at war with the chief electoral officer 6.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
At the heart of the dispute is the question of voting rights for Bru refugees living in camps in Tripura.
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NBC, Fox News pull Trump campaign's racist ad 6.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
NBC, Fox News pull Trump campaign's racist ad
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Mizoram: Civil society groups protest against chief electoral officer 6.11.2018 Scroll.in
A shutdown is underway in Aizawl and Mamit with most schools, shops and offices remaining shut.
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Mizoram CM asks Centre to sack his state’s chief electoral officer 5.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Lal Thanhawla claimed that SB Shashank’s handling of the election process ‘leaves much to be desired’.
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Biometric details of Rohingyas will be collected within two months: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik 5.11.2018 Zee News : States
The Union Home Ministry will send a compiled report on Rohingyas to Myanmar.
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Why the BJP 'worships' Congressman Patel 5.11.2018 Rediff: Columns
'This is basically aimed at vilifying Nehruvian ideals.'
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Shashank has 24 hours to leave Mizoram, warn NGOs 5.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Shashank has 24 hours to leave Mizoram, warn NGOs
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Deported Rohingya men didn’t get Myanmar citizenship as India claimed and the Supreme Court believed 2.11.2018 Scroll.in
Myanmar has issued national verification cards to the seven men deported by India on October 4, which can only get them citizenship if a 1982 law is amended.
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