Listen / An assessment team talks to displaced people in Pauktaw camp in rural Rakhine, Myanmar, where more than 20,000 Rohingya live. Photo: OCHA/Kirsten Mildren Authorities in Myanmar are being urged to take concrete steps to put an end to ... United Nations Multimedia, 1 week ago
Myanmar minorities suffer systemic discrimination, abuse: UN - United Nations Multimedia, 1 week ago
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Police attend a session on Service-Oriented Policing in Rangoon on May 21. (Photo: Moe Myint / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Four police officers allegedly assaulted and extorted 100,000 kyats (US$85) from a resident of Kyan Khin village on ...Irrawaddy, 1 month ago
Human rights groups say the Rohingya people are one of the most persecuted ethnic groups in the world.My own research work on endangered people has also shown that they are the most persecuted people in our time. More than a million people in ...Eurasia Review, 1 month ago
On a sweltering May day in an impoverished village in Rakhine State, sitting on the front porch of a house boasting several plastic chairs and, somewhat incongruously, a smart set of golf clubs, two men discuss local religious tensions surrounded by ...Myanmar Times, 1 month ago
Thousands of people protested against ongoing fighting in Arakan State in towns across the state on 1 May. Protests were held in Sittwe, Mrauk U, Pauktaw, Ponnagyun, Minbya, Rathedaung, Buthidaung, and Maungdaw. The protesters were calling for ...Mizzima News, 1 month ago
A fire destroyed over 50 homes in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in western Burma's Arakan State today. According to local authorities, the blaze was caused by a cooking accident in one of the homes in the Bawdupha 2 camp located ...DVB, 1 month ago
By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar A minority ethnic group has denied that its members perished in a recent boat disaster off Myanmar despite evidence to the contrary, raising the suggestion that one Muslim group may be posing as another to gain ...Anadolu Ajansi, 2 months ago Myanmar: Boat disaster victims Muslim, but which ones? Muslim News, 1 month ago
UNHCR/K. Rochanakorn A displaced woman stands in a temporary longhouse shelter in Minbya township, Rakhine State, Myanmar. MINBYA TOWNSHIP, Myanmar, May 2 (UNHCR) Being able to sit once more in a bright and airy room and in her own home ...The UN Refugee Agency, 2 months ago
Most of the 21 people confirmed drowned when a boat carrying Muslim IDPs sank off Rakhine State last month were ethnic Kaman and not Rohingya as widely reported, according to relatives and survivors who say they are forgotten victims of religious ...Myanmar Times, 2 months ago
At lease eight people were killed and 60 went missing as a motor boat capsized in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine, the media reported on Wednesday.With about 100 people on board, the motor boat on Tuesday morning was headed to Sittway from a refugee camp ...Prokerala, 2 months ago
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