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Human trafficking survivors share their horror stories

PETALING JAYA: Thirteen-year-old Yasmine has never been outside her village at the Maungdaw township in Arakan State, but one fateful day, her life changed when she was forced to get on a boat to Malaysia. Twelve men dragged Yasmine, a Rohingya, ..., 11 hours ago

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Sunday explainer: who are the Rohingya, and why are they being persecuted?

exit Who are Rohingya? They are ethnic minority Muslim people living in Myanmar's western Arakan state. According to historians, Rohingya have been living in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, for seven centuries.They are descendants of ...
 The Northern Times4 days ago Rohingya Muslims face humanitarian tragedy due to Myanmar's policies  Daily Sabah3 days ago The Rohingya: Where They Came From  Asia Sentinel5 days ago MYANMAR: Who are the Rohingyas, the "most persecuted minority in the world"?  Radio France Internationale1 week ago

Rohingya in danger of being lost at sea, warns NGO

The Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO) is calling for the immediate help of Southeast Asian countries and the international community to save the lives of thousands of abandoned Rohingya and Bangladeshi undocumented migrants floating in ...
 Jakarta Post1 week ago

Up to 6,000 Rohingya, Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea

Chris Lewa, director of non-profit Arakan Project, estimates more than 100,000 men, women and children have boarded ships since mid-2012. JAKARTA : Hundreds of migrants abandoned at sea by smugglers in Southeast Asia have reached land and relative safety in ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago

Security forces, ethnic army clash near Myanmar-Bangladesh border

Heavy fighting between security forces and the Arakan ethnic army occurred near the Myanmar-Bangladesh border.The fighting came a day ahead of the resumption of the seventh round of peace talks between the Myanmar government and ethnic armed groups' ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Burma to Repatriate 200 Bangladeshis Rescued off Arakan Coast

Burma Navy personnel stand on the deck of a boat filled with Bangladeshi nationals off the coast of Arakan State on Thursday. (Photo: Facebook / MOI Webportal Myanmar) Burma has reached an arrangement to repatriate 200 Bangladeshi nationals ...
 Irrawaddy1 day ago Muslim Leaders Urge Govt to Crack Down on Arakan Trafficking  Irrawaddy5 days ago Burmese navy intercepts Bangladeshi migrant boat  DVB5 days ago Slavery charges sought against crew of migrant ship  DVB14 hours ago

Arakan National Party members compete for candidacy

The Arakan National Party (ANP) is undergoing internal elections to select candidates who will stand in the upcoming elections. Khine Pye Soe, vice chairman of the ANP a result of a merger between two major Arakanese parties, the Rakhine ...
 DVB2 days ago

Chin: Displaced Victims Ordered to go Home

Despite serious security concerns in the Chin and Arakan States, resulting from skirmishes in the region which have forced villagers to flee, Burmese security forces have ordered these people to return back to their villages by 23 May 2015. Even ...
 United Nations and Peoples Organisation6 days ago

Gambia opens arms to Rohingya's Muslims

Gambian government has expressed its willingness to help and offer possible resettlement for Rohingya Muslims from Arakan while Myanmar continues to deny their citizenship and forces them to migrate. "It is sacred duty to help alleviate the untold ...
 Daily Sabah6 days ago

Arakan's hope of life beyond the camps

World Bulletin / News Desk Walking towards the edge of the River Naf on Bangladesh's border with Myanmar, Zahid Hossain's stride abruptly falters. Are you going there? the 28-year-old says, pointing towards the river's dock, where a cluster ...
 World Bulletin6 days ago Arakan Army members detained in Kyauktaw  DVB6 days ago DAEWOO : Coal fired power plant planned for arakan state  4 Traders2 weeks ago Malaysia detains 1000 Bangladeshi, Arakan refugees  World Bulletin2 weeks ago
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