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Displaced villagers return home in Myanmar's Rakhine state
The UN Refugee Agency

21 die in capsizing off Myanmar

The boat was carrying some 60 passengers to a local market, he said, adding that the majority were from the Pauktaw Township's Sin Tet Maw camp housing Rohingya ethnic people. Paukaw is surrounded by rivers that feed into the sea and people from ... VOVNews, 1 month ago
Displaced villagers return home in Myanmar's Rakhine state The UN Refugee Agency, 3 weeks ago
UN expresses sympathy over boat accident Mizzima News, 1 month ago

Police Allegedly Beat and Extort Villager in Arakan State

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 ...
 Irrawaddy1 day ago

Myanmar's Rohingya Problem OpEd

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 Review1 week ago

Rakhine Buddhists and Muslims form an unlikely alliance

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 Times2 weeks ago
Human Rights Watch

Thousands across Arakan State protest against fighting

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 News3 weeks ago Burma: Ensure Freedoms for All in Arakan State  Human Rights Watch1 month ago

Fire destroys homes in Rohingya IDP camp

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 ...
 DVB3 weeks ago
Anadolu Ajansi

Myanmar boat disaster victims Muslim, but which ones?

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 Ajansi3 weeks ago Myanmar: Boat disaster victims Muslim, but which ones?  Muslim News3 weeks ago

Victims of Rakhine boat sinking were Kaman, not Rohingya: MT investigates

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 Times3 weeks ago Tens of Displaced People Dead Or Missing After Boat Accident  Irrawaddy1 month ago 21 Rohingya drown after boat capsize  Independent On Saturday1 month ago Dozens of Rohingya dead after boat capsizes near Sittwe  DVB1 month ago

Muslim IDPs in Arakan State Seek Safer Boating Option

A Rohingya fisherman passes the time among boats at Thae Chaung IDP camp outside Sittwe on Nov. 13, 2014. (Photo: Minzayar / Reuters) RANGOON — Muslims sheltering at the Sin Tet Maw camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Arakan State ...
 Irrawaddy4 weeks ago

Disaster spotlights segregation policies

As many as 40 people travelling to a market and a hospital from displaced person camps in Rakhine State remained missing yesterday after their boat capsized in bad weather at sea, with nine children among the 22 bodies recovered. The April 19 ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago
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