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Myanmar should close bleak camps where tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims have been trapped for nearly five years, a commission led by former UN chief Kofi Annan said Thursday.
Malaysia slams Myanmar over Rohingya 'genocide' 04.12.2016. Malaysia has accused Myanmar of committing "genocide" against Rohingya Muslims.

The European Union has historically taken a lead on issues related to Myanmar at the UN Human Rights Council. And yet now, at it's most critical juncture when the Rohingya need external assistance more than ever as the various security agencies of the ...
International attention, including by Pope Francis, has focused recently on the Rohingya, a minority Muslim people named the world's most persecuted people by the United Nations.

The event was organised by the Baloch Republican Party (BRP) to highlight the gross genocide in Pakistan's largest and resource-rich province of Balochistan.
The police believed the arrested Malaysian immigration officer helped arrange the travel for several terror suspects to Southern Philippines without valid documents.
Bangkok: A radical monk who for years has fanned the flames of religious chauvinism in Myanmar has been banned from giving sermons for a year by the country's top Buddhist body.
human right and genocide accusations are absolutely not true. We thank Cambodia for supporting Myanmar," ... The term is not recognised by the international community which uses the word "Rohingya". Hun Sen, the longest serving head of government in ...
Burma's government has dismissed the United Nations' claims the country's security services have committed crimes against humanity in Rohingya-dominated areas of the country as "exaggerated". Last month, the United Nations issued a disturbing report ...
The panel of judges of the inaugural Permanent People's Tribunal (PPT) on Myanmar is convinced that charges of serious crime on the Rohingya and Kachin group demand adjudication by the court, based on evidence presented at the opening session on March ...
... the security forces a 'counter-insurgency operation' is in reality aimed at expelling the Rohingya population from Myanmar altogether, as the Special Rapporteur has said".
Viewers from 38 countries, across six continents watched the culmination of the first Peoples' Tribunal on Myanmar: a swift indictment against the leaders of Myanmar's government for the crime of "genocide" against the Rohingya, and atrocity crimes ...
There is an ongoing debate about whether the government's treatment of the Rohingya over the years has amounted to a prelude to genocide, but ethnic cleansing is far more accurate. Except for Aung Mingalar, Sittwe is an ethnically cleansed town ...
The People's Tribunal on Myanmar has been endorsed by over 20 Rohingya, Kachin & Burmese organizations worldwide, International State crime Initiative of QMUL, S. Africa's Protect the Rohingya Campaign, genocide Watch, Burma Task Force USA, ...
Representatives of the Rohingya and Kachin communities will "bring forth the charges before the jury panel that the Myanmar government is committing crimes under international law, such as war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide." The Dalai ...

Now 24, Begum is one of about 93,000 Muslim Rohingya living in Bangladesh who have fled attacks by government forces, radical Buddhist groups and militias in neighboring Myanmar.
The Dalai Lama has joined Pope Francis in calling for Myanmar Buddhists to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in what the United Nations says amounts to ethnic cleansing and possibly crimes against humanity.
Your willingness to listen and share your thoughts with us means a lot, not just to me, but to hundreds of concerned activists involved in the #WeAreAllRohingyaNow campaign.
... driven by immoral and "undemocratic politics" that approves certain wars in order to stop tyranny or restore peace and for being a bystander through genocide. The Tutsis of Rwanda and the on-going genocide of the Rohingyas of Myanmar come to mind.
Commission member Meghna Guhathakurta, who was also present during the visit, said the persecution of the Rohingya people is tantamount to genocide. "We all should strongly protest the Myanmar government's torture on the Rohingyas." After talking to ...
... Rohingya and Kachin victims who have made credible allegations that their respective ethnic communities have suffered international crimes at the hands of Myanmar government troops, including crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide," said ...
A letter sent this week to Unilever CEO Paul Polman asked the company to clarify its stance on the Rohingya. "Silence in the face of genocide, whilst doing business, is simply not an option," said Britain-based campaign organizer Jamila Hanan ...
United Nations, February 22 - 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. He did much the ...
Burma's army-controlled home ministry is investigating a cover-up by the country's border force of the deaths in custody of two Rohingya Muslims in troubled Rakhine State, according to a police report reviewed by Reuters and interviews with two senior ...
Moreover when Malaysia's Najib Razak called on Muslim countries to condemn the Rohingya genocide, the Myanmar government said it was "regrettable" that he would undermine Aung San Suu Kyi's efforts to address the issue.
... plight of the Rohingya. In that letter, Polman, together with a number of Nobel laureates, had compared the violence against the Muslim minority to Rwanda's 1994 genocide, as well as ethnic cleansing in Sudan's western Darfur region, Bosnia and Kosovo.
Such treatment of the Rohingya has reportedly been carried out under the guise of "area clearance operations" by the Myanmar security services, and the Myanmar government maintain that these accusations are no more than mere "propaganda.
... the Rohingyas were suffering. It quoted a report published by Yale University Law school which concluded that "the abuses of Rohingya Muslims' human rights in Myanmar's Rakhine State amounted to genocide." In 2017, the Rohingyas continue to suffer.
genocide is not infrequent. And when it makes the news, it doesn't take long for viewers or readers to become immune to the horror.
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. It is the lack of international media outrage that has shifted our attention away from Myanmar ...
She pointed out that no other leader in the region had urged the world to stop the genocide of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority. "When the killing stops, the Rohingya will stop fleeing Myanmar," said Mahi after the screening of her documentary Bodies ...
Horrific details of fresh abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have shocked the world. Evidence of large-scale atrocities by Myanmar's army is mounting rapidly.
"Christians in Europe and America are not talking much about the killings of fellow Christians in Africa because to some, Africans do not matter, just like during the genocide, when our people were killed," a survivor of the Rwandan genocide explained ...
The suggestion by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen that the ongoing crisis being suffered by the Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar be left to that country's government and regarded as purely an internal affair is likely to fall on deaf ears.
She was determined to stay alive until she reached the refugee camps in Bangladesh - a haven for Rohingya Muslims, among the world's most tormented people.
The only possible reason Anifah is in Brussels has to be to get EU support fot the OIC initiative (aka Malaysia inititive led by Anifah) to address the genocide of Rohingya by Myanmar government. Anifah still have too many unfinished business for him ...
That our collective response is to shrug at this slow-burn genocide betrays two uncomfortable realities. First, the dehumanisation of Muslims the world over has been so successful, they have been effectively assigned responsibility for all the violence ...
"This is genocide," Ahmad said. "They want to free the area of the Rohingya. They want to clean the area of Muslims.
The Muslim groups and aid organizations behind the shipment had hoped to deliver the supplies directly to Rohingya people in Arakan State, but were instead forced to hand the goods over to the Burma government in Rangoon.
Anti-Rohingya protesters gathered at a Yangon port today to meet a Malaysian ship carrying aid for thousands of refugees from the persecuted Muslim minority fleeing a bloody military crackdown.
The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, stated that he was shocked and alarmed to read the accounts of serious human rights violations being committed against Muslim Rohingya in northern Rakhine State by ...
Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke out over the alleged maltreatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority, who he said were being "tortured and killed" for their faith.
Pope Francis has issued a strong defence of the right of Burma's Rohingya Muslims to 'live their faith', and criticised the country's government for an alleged campaign of persecution.
Myanmar's government forces are employing a mixture of murder, weaponized sexual violence, and torture against minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine State, according to two new reports. The first, a long-awaited report from the U ...
police on Tuesday stopped thousands of hardline Muslims from marching to the Myanmar embassy in Dhaka to protest the ongoing "genocide" of Rohingya. Shiblee Noman, an assistant commissioner of Dhaka police, told Agence France-Presse about ...
Andaman Sea: Participants on board the Nautical Aliya's Food Flotilla for Myanmar were today shown a short film on the sufferings faced by the Rohingya refugees as the vessel crossed the Andaman sea to reach Myanmar and Bangladesh. The half an hour ...
... the Rohingya community in Myanmar's Rakhine State documented in a recent United Nations human rights report is a level of dehumanization and cruelty that is "revolting and unacceptable," the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of genocide said ...
... Minister Hun Sen emerged from a meeting with visiting Burmese President Htin Kyaw on Saturday declaring he did not support the "internationalization" of Burma's escalating Rohingya crisis, going against mounting global fears of an impending genocide.


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