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UN resolution on Rohingya praised

The Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO) says it welcomes a resolution that the UN General Assembly (UNGA) adopted on Monday which urges Myanmar to grant full citizenship to its Rohingya Muslim minority and provide them with equal access to ... Jakarta Post, 2 months ago
Myanmar urged to implement UN resolution on Rohingyas IRIB World Service, 1 month ago

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World Bulletin

Rohingya belongs to Arakan, not to Bengal

Mohamed Farooq Rohingya is a Muslim ethnic minority living mainly in Arakan state, Burma. Their language is Rohingya. They ruled Arakan as a kingdom that lasted for 350 years by fifteen different Rohingya Kings. They have been living in Arakan ...
 World Bulletin21 hours ago US: Anti-Muslim Attackers in Burma Unpunished  Irrawaddy1 month ago UN Urges Burma to Give Citizenship to Rohingya Muslims  Irrawaddy2 months ago 100s Protest in Burma Against Voting Rights for Rohingya  Irrawaddy2 weeks 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.com1 day ago *MWL Secretary General meets Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union  Saudi Press Agency1 day 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 Mirror1 month ago North Cotabato pushes cacao farming  Brunei Times3 days ago 2 dead, scores displaced by N. Cotabato flash floods  Manila Bulletin1 month ago 2 die in Cotabato flash floods  Manila Times1 month 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 days 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.com6 days ago
DAWN Group

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 week ago

Opposition Asks Tribunal to Review White Card Holder Referendum Vote

A session of Union Parliament in Burma's capital, Naypyidaw. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Arakanese lawmakers and a group of opposition parties, including Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), are asking Burma's ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Court Deems White Card Holders Vote Unconstitutional, Sends Law Back to Parliament  Irrawaddy1 week ago Lawmakers Debate Religious Protection Bills  Irrawaddy1 month ago
World Bulletin

Tensions mount over Myanmar plan to revoke Rohingya ID cards

Myanmar's decision to revoke temporary identification cards for minorities is raising tensions among its 1.1 million Arakan Muslims (Rohingya), who have effectively been disenfranchised just days after parliament approved a law affirming their right ...
 World Bulletin2 weeks ago In Rohingya Camp, Tensions Mount over Plan to Revoke ID Cards  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

White card protests continue in Arakan

Residents from several towns across western Burma's Arakan State held simultaneous demonstrations on Saturday, protesting against the granting of the voting rights in a proposed constitutional referendum to temporary residents, or white card ...
 DVB2 weeks ago Prominent Arakan doctor released in Myanmar  World Bulletin1 month ago Myanmar wants to ban use of the word 'Arakan'  World Bulletin1 month ago 98 Arakan Muslims intercepted in Thai south  World Bulletin1 month ago
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