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Last week, a commission chaired by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, created at the behest of Ms Suu Kyi, presented interim recommendations to the government about long-term solutions to tensions between Rohingya and Rakhine Buddhists in ...
Since presenting a special briefing in Yangon regarding the China One Belt, One Road (OBOR) strategy and Myanmar's role in reshaping the maritime/logistics / transport corridors in the region I have noticed a number of developments in the region to ...
In June 2012, communal riots between Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine Buddhists first erupted in the state of Rakhine. After the subsequent government ... and the international community. Indonesia's foreign minister and Myanmar's Aung San Suu ...
... former United Nations chief Kofi Annan. More than 120,000 Rohingya have languished in camps for internally displaced people (IDP) since they were driven from their homes after a wave of inter-religious violence engulfed western Rakhine State in 2012.
Since security forces swept into their villages in northwestern Burma late last year, around 75,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled across the nearby border to Bangladesh.
The Rohingya are an ethnic Muslim minority living primarily in Myanmar's western Rakhine State. There are roughly one million Rohingya in Myanmar, which is a third of Rakhine's population. The Rohingya have been largely identified as illegal Bengali ...
A group of NGOs including Amnesty International, Fortify rights, Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Burma Campaign UK is calling on the UN for a Commission of Inquiry into the situation in Myanmar's Rakhine State. ... Since 9 October 2016, Myanmar's ...
Manzon Majalisar Dinkin Duniya ya isa kudancin kasar Bangladesh domin ganawa da 'yan gudun hijirar Rohinga da suka tserewa Kisan kiyashi daga kasar Myanmar. A yan kwanuki da suka gabata Majalisar dinkin duniya ta ce tawagarta ta masu bincike ...
... demographic, environmental, and humanitarian and security situation of Cox's Bazaar and adjacent districts," Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said when the visiting UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee called ...
On our very own borders, there is a large Rohingya population who are also Muslims, but more importantly, are also human beings facing genocide as we speak.
The armed attacks on three border outposts by Rohingya militant group Harakah al-Yakin (Faith Movement, HaY) on October 9 and onwards came into light after the Myanmar military retaliated by launching a crackdown in Rakhine State in the name of ...
More human rights violations documented against members of the Rohingya community in Myanmar include the burning of houses and the destruction of property, looting, beatings, sexual violence, forced disappearances and killings.
She will also hold a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on February 18 and discuss a number of matters including climate change, post-Brexit issues and the Rohingya refugee crisis, the foreign minister said. Heads of states and governments ...
The aid was from Malaysia, and part of it was meant to deliver relief to the Rohingya Muslims experiencing a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine and Maungdaw states. The ship successfully docked in Bangladesh on 13 February. Initially the ...
COM - Sebuah kapal bantuan Malaysia tiba di Bangladesh pada Senin (13/2/2017), membawa bantuan untuk ratusan ribu Muslim Rohingya yang melarikan diri dari Myanmar. ... Hampir 70.000 warga Rohingya di negara bagian Rakhine melarikan diri dari negara ...
International humanitarian and human rights groups, including refugees International, have long called for an independent international investigation into abuses of the Rohingya population and the blockage of life-saving aid in Myanmar's Rakhine State.
Rashida Khatun, 60, Safiqua Khatun, 60, Marium Begum, 75, and Zohura Begum, 45, who fled Myanmar's Mongdu province after the atrocities had erupted in October last year, are among the starving refugees undergoing even more sufferings since they ...
Myanmar authorities have sentenced a Rohingya man to death for leading raids on police border posts that sparked a deadly military crackdown in the north of Rakhine State, police said on Monday. Hundreds from the Muslim minority are thought to have ...
International humanitarian and human rights groups, including refugees International, have long called for an independent international investigation into abuses of the Rohingya population and the blockage of life-saving aid in Myanmar's Rakhine State.
Most are stateless, denied citizenship by Myanmar due to a 1982 law dictated while the country, then known as Burma, was run by the army.
A friend called last night and requested for me to write about the Food Flotilla for Rohingya, which is the brainchild of Umno's DS Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim.
Setelah menempuh pelayaran selama tujuh hari dari Pelabuhan Kelang,akhirnya kapal Nautical Aliya yang membawa misi Flotila ke Myanmar untuk hantar bantuan kepada etnik Rohingya berlabuh di Pelabuhan Yangon jam 4.30 petang waktu Malaysia.
Inner City Press: I want to ask you about Myanmar again. Two UN officials, not giving their names, have said that up to 1,000 people have been killed, Rohingya. These are described as working for two separate UN agencies in Bangladesh. So I wanted to ...
human rights groups have repeatedly criticized the crackdown against the Rohingya in Myanmar, formerly Burma, putting Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the country's first democratically elected leader and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in an awkward situation ...
Cabaran terbaru dihadapi oleh misi Flotila ke Myanmar bila mendapat khabar kerajan Bangladesh telah menarik balik kebenaran pada kapal mereka Nautical Aliya dario berlabuh di pelabuhan Teknaf untuk hantar bantuan kepada pelarian Rohingga.
Inner City Press: I wanted to ask you about this very detailed report about abuses of the Rohingya in Myanmar, I know that the mandate of the Good Offices expired, but I'm wondering, what is the Secretary-General's thought?
Cabaran terbaru dihadapi oleh misi Flotila ke Myanmar bila mendapat khabar kerajan Bangladesh telah menarik balik kebenaran pada kapal mereka Nautical Aliya dario berlabuh di pelabuhan Teknaf untuk hantar bantuan kepada pelarian Rohingga.
It will be difficult for Aung San Suu Kyi to end the violence against the Rohingya without the approval or cooperation of the Myanmar military. Conflict between the Rohingyas, a Muslim minority in Rakhine State in western Myanmar, and the local ...
United Nations, February 3 - Not only have the UN's "Good Offices" on Myanmar been ended - now the former office holder Vijay Nambiar is engaged in genocide denial after leaving the UN, still in New York, in his personal capacity.
Bangladesh is already sheltering 500,000 Rohingya refugees. Around 65,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh since the recent violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State started in October last year. "Many of them are assimilating in the mainstream society of ...
United Nations, February 1 - Not only have the UN's "Good Offices" on Myanmar been ended - now the former office holder Vijay Nambiar is engaged in genocide denial after leaving the UN, still in New York, in his personal capacity.
Her comment came at a time when the members of Myanmar government-constituted committee investigating violence in Rakhine State are visiting Bangladesh. Chair of the Myanmar National human rights Commission U Win Mra, former Lebanese culture ...
The Rohingya people have long been victims of ethnic and religious discrimination in Myanmar's Rakhine State, where they have limited rights and are classified as illegal immigrants rather than citizens.
... plaintive appeals for humanity on Manus Island, refugees drowning in the Mediterranean Sea, an ill-tempered and ominous transition to power in the United States, unceasing bombings and deaths in Syria, and the harrowing of the Rohinga in Myanmar.
ASEAN's non-intervention is aggravating the plight of ethnic Rohingya Muslims suffering widespread abuse by the Burmese military in Myanmar's Rakhine State. The Rohingya are one the of the world's most persecuted ethnic minorities. Human Rights Watch ...
Malaysia has spoken out strongly against mostly Buddhist Myanmar over its treatment of its Rohingya minority, especially since October, when security forces launched a crackdown in the north of Rakhine State on the Bangladesh border, where many ...
Ahead of an extraordinary meeting of the OIC's Council of Foreign Ministers in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, which will focus on a humanitarian crisis surrounding the Rohingya community in Myanmar's Rakhine State, special envoy Syed Hamid Albar outlined ...
Muslims in Bangladesh protesting last month against the persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar. - Suvra Kanti Das via ... The crackdown began in October after a Rohingya insurgent group attacked three border posts in Rakhine State, killing nine police ...
Kebimbangan saya kalau tak di selatan Thailand, selatan Filipina dan di kawasan Rohingya, iaitu di Rakhine. "Kalau kita tolak mereka ke satu sudut nanti, mereka (Rohingya) tidak ada pilihan melainkan untuk menyertai dan menyokong kumpulan militan ini," ...
But, I've seen he did an interview on 8 January with a Bangladesh publication, Prothom Alo, where he said he denied that there's genocide of Rohingya and Myanmar or he said that UNHCR had said that and then taken it back. I wanted to, I guess, ask you ...
Muslims have lived in Myanmar since the 11th century, though most Rohingya in the country today are descended from Bengali Muslim farm workers brought to Rakhine after it was annexed by the British in 1826. The ethnic origins of the Rohingya have been ...
On October 9, 2016, 200 armed attackers from the Aqa Mul Mujahidin - an organisation with links to the Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) - carried out a surprise attack on Myanmar police at the Maungdaw border, killing nine police officers. The ...
Rohingya Muslims living in Myanmar, once called Burma, are the religious minority in the Buddhist-led nation and have been persecuted since the early 1960s.
More than 120,000 of the Rohingya have been trapped in squalid displacement camps since violence erupted in 2012 in Rakhine State, where they are denied citizenship, access to healthcare and education. Myanmar, commonly known as Burma, is a ...
Attitude towards education among the Rohingya is fast changing, though, says Rafik Shah Mohd Ismail, who runs an informal school called Rainbow of Love School for refugee children with the support of local NGO MyWelfare at its shelter in Selayang ...
A United Nations official was recently quoted saying that Myanmar's western Rakhine (formerly Arakan) State has been witness to Burmese authorities carrying out a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims with military atrocities ...
De Myanmarese regeringsleider - zelfs Nobelprijswinnaar - doet volgens aartsbisschop Tutu te weinig tegen het geweld tegen de Rohinga' s, een moslimminderheid in het Aziatische land. ... Myanmar kondigde vrijdag aan 2,415 van hen terug te nemen.
De Myanmarese regeringsleider - zelfs Nobelprijswinnaar - doet volgens aartsbisschop Tutu te weinig tegen het geweld tegen de Rohinga' s, een moslimminderheid in het Aziatische land. ... Myanmar kondigde vrijdag aan 2,415 van hen terug te nemen.
Ze geven daarmee kritiek op Aung San Suu Kyi die als 'adviseur van de staat' sinds april dit jaar de facto staatshoofd is in Myanmar. De Nobelprijswinnares stelt zich volgens haar collega-laureaten te passief op tegenover het geweld dat plaatsvindt ...
Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims tried to cross into Bangladesh illegally after Myanmar troops launched a crackdown in the Rakhine State in response to attacks on three border posts on October 9 that killed nine police officers. Share: Print this news; 0 ...


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