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Questions of democracy in Burma
Washington Post

Questions of democracy in Burma

Regarding the Aug.28 editorial A half-hearted effort in Burma : In any democracy, money plays a large role. Rakhine State, where most of the Rohingya people live in Burma, is largely agricultural and resource poor. The Rohingya claimed much of ... Washington Post, 2 days ago
UCAN India

In Myanmar, Rohingya candidates barred from election

Rohingya Muslims are seen in a camp for displaced people near Sittwe, Rakhine state, in March. (Photo by John Zaw) Mandalay: Fifteen Rohingya candidates have been barred from running in Myanmar's upcoming elections, adding to fears it is part of ...
 UCAN India4 days ago UN rights envoy says Myanmar denied her access to Rakhine State  AlertNet3 weeks ago UN envoy says Myanmar denied her access to troubled Rakhine state  Zaman3 weeks ago U.N. envoy says Myanmar denied her access to troubled Rakhine state  Reuters3 weeks ago
Himalayan Times

Myanmar farmers need help replanting rice after floods: UN

An aerial view of a part of Sittwe city at Sittwe, Rakhine state, Myanmar, August 5, 2015. Photo: Reuters YANGON : Farmers in flood-hit Myanmar face a scramble to replant damaged paddy fields in the next two weeks to avoid food shortages, and aid ...
 Himalayan Times2 weeks ago Myanmar Flooding Death Toll Reaches 100, Nearly One Million Affected  Hngn.com3 weeks ago US to send aid to flood-hit Myanmar - Kerry  Times Live South Africa4 weeks ago Villagers flee killer floods  Herald Live4 weeks ago
Channel NewsAsia

Mercy Relief distributes food to homes affected by Myanmar floods

SINGAPORE: Villagers from the Kyawtaw Township in Myanmar's Rakhine state received their first relief aid on Monday (Aug 10), after floods hit their homes the week before, said humanitarian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Mercy Relief. Working ...
 Channel NewsAsia3 weeks ago
Times of Oman

Myanmar's monsoon misery spreads

Soldiers and rescue workers load food for storm victims on the military helicopter in Sittwe airport in Rakhine state, Myanmar on Tuesday. Photo - Reuters Sittwe (Myanmar): Myanmar's government on Tuesday admitted its "weak" response to massive ...
 Times of Oman1 month ago As disaster spreads, Myanmar admits to weak response  Malay Mail1 month ago

Aid drops for Myanmar flood victims

Relief teams are delivering aid to to areas of Myanmar's Rakhine State devastated by deadly flooding. Rohgh Cut (no month ago
Kathmandu Post

Rise of Buddhist chauvinism

TOKYO, AUG 02 - In Myanmar, Buddhist racism is at the root of a virtual civil war in the state of Rakhine and is fueling a humanitarian crisis —The Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, composed no sutta to religious hatred or racial animus. And ...
 Kathmandu Post1 month ago

Myanmar: UN official urges more support to displaced people in Rakhine

Wrapping up a five-day mission to Myanmar, Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection in the United Nations refugee agency called for more concerted support to resolve the plight of displaced people and those with undetermined citizenship in ...
 Sify1 month ago

Anti-migrant protests in Myanmar`s troubled Rakhine

Buddhist hardliners backed by monks protested in Myanmar`s troubled Rakhine state Sunday against help being offered to desperate migrants found adrift on boats in the Bay of Bengal. Rakhine, one of Myanmar`s poorest states, is a tinderbox of tension between ...
 Zee News2 months ago Anti-Migrant Protests Planned in Myanmar's Troubled Rakhine  NDTV2 months ago

Thai Official Gets 22 Years for Human Trafficking

Nurul Islam and three other Thai men from his village in Rakhine state believed the Rohingya brokers who promised to take them to Malaysia for jobs. Instead, the men were herded at gunpoint deep into a forest with 350 other migrant women, men and ...
 SolidarityCenter.org1 week ago The Rohingya Of Rakhine  Outlook2 months ago
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