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Meet the last tattooed women of Burma

French photographer Eric Lafforgue traveled to the Chin, Rakhine and Arakan states of northwestern Myanmar to capture the rare facial tattoos of tribal women. Barcroft Media The remote tribal Mindat area, where the women live, was ... New York Post, 2 weeks ago

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Commission to investigate Arakan ferry disaster

The Arakan regional parliament has formed a commission to investigate a ferry boat disaster off the coast of Myebon which cost dozens of lives on 13 March. Aung Myat Kyaw, an MP in the Arakan State assembly, said the investigative body will ...
 DVB19 hours ago After Arakan Shipwreck Tragedy, Myanmar Transport Ministry to Inspect National Ferry Fleet  Irrawaddy1 week ago Arakan ferry disaster: over 50 dead, hopes fade of finding survivors  DVB1 week ago Dozens dead after Arakan ferry disaster  DVB1 week ago

Arakanese Nationalists Hold Protest Against UN Rights Rep Visit

Yanghee Lee speaks to reporters in Rangoon at the end of her 10-day visit to Burma in July 2014. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Arakanese activists said hundreds of Arakanese Buddhist nationalists were gathering at Sittwe airport ...
 Irrawaddy2 months ago Threatened UN Rights Envoy Confident Burma Govt Will Protect Her  Irrawaddy1 week ago Myanmar is Sliding Toward Conflict, UN Investigator Says  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Burma Army Shot, Tortured Kokang Civilians During Conflict: Rights Group  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Government, WFP to build more rice terraces in North Cotabato

More rice terraces will be build in Arakan, North Cotabato to expand the town's unmilled rice output, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said on Wednesday. The DAR said in a statement that it has partnered with the World Food Programme (WFP) ...
 Business Mirror2 months ago North Cotabato to get farm production boost  Manila Times1 week ago North Cotabato pushes cacao farming  Brunei Times3 weeks ago 2 dead, scores displaced by N. Cotabato flash floods  Manila Bulletin2 months ago

Arakan Ferry Accident Death Toll Climbs to 59

Boats are seen moored off a beach in Sittwe, Arakan State. (Photo: Sanay Lin / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The death toll in a weekend ferry accident off Burma's northwestern coast has increased to 59 as more bodies were recovered, state-run ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Arakan ferry death toll set to rise: MP  DVB1 week ago Arakan State Ferry Accident Death Toll Rises to 61  Irrawaddy1 week ago The Vessel was Overloaded  Irrawaddy1 week ago

Eight years for Rohingya leaders is injustice, says lawyer

The recent re-sentencing of three prominent Rohingya community leaders in Arakan State and the ongoing detention of two others points to the uneven application of the rule of law in the restive region, their lawyer claims. The trio Ba Tha, Kyaw ...
 DVB1 week ago Rohingya belongs to Arakan, not to Bengal  World Bulletin3 weeks ago US: Anti-Muslim Attackers in Burma Unpunished  Irrawaddy2 months ago No respite for Burma's Rohingya in Bangladesh  The Observers1 week ago

Freelance Photographer Detained over Facebook Post Mocking Authorities

Aung Nay Myo at an Arakan State refugee camp in 2013. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) A freelance photographer from Monywa was detained by local authorities on Friday for posting a satirical photo on his Facebook page that mocked authorities. ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Winners and Losers of the White Card's Demise  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago It Is Not That White Card Holders Automatically Become Citizens  Irrawaddy1 month ago Week of Protests Planned Against Suffrage for White Card Holders  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Muslim World League and Arakan Rohingya Union discuss cooperation

Home News Article M Mar 01 2015 MAKKAH, 1st March, 2015 (WAM) -- The Secretary-General of The Muslim World League, MWL, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulmohsen Al-Turki, the Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union, Dr. Waqar-Uddin, in Makkah. During the ...
 Zawya.com3 weeks ago *MWL Secretary General meets Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union  Saudi Press Agency3 weeks ago

Locals lead scientists to new population of near-extinct reptile

By the early Twentieth Century, the world had pretty much given up on the Arakan forest turtle, named after the hills where it was found in 1875 in western Myanmar. Now, this Lazarus reptile —which has been dubbed one of the 25 most threatened ...
 Mongabay.com4 weeks ago
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Identity issue haunts Karachi's Rohingya population

KARACHI: On an evening, policemen patrolling the Arakan Abad neighborhood of Korangi stopped Shamsul Hassan, a young fisherman, started frisking him and asking questions, and then let him go after taking a bribe of Rs200. Harassment at the hands ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
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