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Obama accused of putting trade before trafficking victims

Obama accused of putting trade before trafficking victims

Inus bin Abul Baser, an 18-year-old from Burma's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority, believed hed escaped the worst when he managed to buy his freedom from human traffickers in Thailand and enter Malaysia in search of security and work. But ... DVB, 34 minutes ago
World Bulletin

Myanmar Muslims banned from printing 'Rohingya' calendar

The Muslim publisher of a calendar that used the word Rohingya to refer to the persecuted Islamic ethnic group has been jaıledin Yangon's Insein Prison, as well asfour of his associates according to a report in All five face criminal charges of ...
 World Bulletin28 minutes ago Burma court fines makers of Rohingya ethnic minority calendar  The Observers12 hours ago Five Men Detained, Charged Over Rohingya Calendar  Irrawaddy21 hours ago Myanmar Rohingya calendar men jailed on new charges: police  Yahoo! Singapore22 hours ago

The most persecuted group in the world: Will the minority Muslim Rohingya reap the benefits of Myanmar's open election?

Myanmar is on the cusp of a profoundly historic change. After decades as dissidents against a succession of military regimes and their supposedly civilian political wing, the Union Solidarity Development Party (USDP), Aung San Suu Kyi and her ...
 Salon1 week ago Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya see glimmer of hope in Suu Kyi victory  Daily Times3 days ago From Rohingyas to India: Challenges that will test Suu Kyi's mettle as a leader of Myanmar  Firstpost.com2 days ago UN panel calls for Myanmar citizenship for Rohingya  World Bulletin1 week ago
Pakistan Observer

Few signs of a better life for Muslims in Myanmar

As Suu Kyi prepares to take power, minorities such as the Rohingya have little hope for real change YANGON — A few months before the election here, the military-backed government struck hundreds of thousands of Muslims from the voter rolls. To ...
 Today Online6 days ago After Myanmar election, few signs of a better life for Muslims  Pakistan Observer1 week ago

Urban refugees fate hangs in balance

Rohingya Muslims stage a protest in front of the office of the UNHCR in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Post Photo Nov 19, 2015- Twenty-three-year-old Hasan Hasan is an ethnic Rohingya Muslim from Myanmar. He fled his country in 2012 following pogroms ...
 Kathmandu Post1 week ago
Dhaka Tribune

Mahmood Hasan

Sadly neither the USDP nor NLD has chosen Muslim candidates to contest, though Myanmar has over five million Muslims. Rohingyas are automatically disenfranchised as they are not considered citizens of the country. It will be a Muslim-free election.
 UNDPI.org3 days ago A lone Muslim campaigns in stronghold of radical Buddhism  Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago Meet Khin Maung Thein, one of Burma's very few Muslim election candidates  Asian Correspondent3 weeks ago Lone Muslim campaigns in Burma's stronghold of radical Buddhism  Irish Times3 weeks ago
Washington Post

Polls close in Myanmar election; Suu Kyi votes but hope ends for disenfranchised Rohingya Muslims

Yangon: Polls closed on schedule in Myanmar's historic general election. Officials shut the doors of by-now empty polling booths at 4:30 pm local time. Sunday. Most people had cast their votes in the morning, well before a heavy downpour beat ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago Four developments to watch after Burma's historic elections  Washington Post6 days ago World leaders laud Myanmar election as Suu Kyi secures major …  Yahoo! India1 week ago Myanmar elections: timeline of a troubled …  Yahoo! India2 weeks ago

As Myanmar votes, Muslim group suffers disenfranchisement, captivity

Myanmar's leaders are touting Sunday's election as the nation's most inclusive in decades. Yet for the 1 million Rohingya Muslims who live in Rachine State, near Myanmar's western border with Bangladesh, it's not a free election. It's not even an ...
 Miami Herald2 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

Myanmar elections: Persecuted ethnic Rohingya Muslims completely isolated from 'historic process'

In what has been billed a "historic democratic process" in more than half a century in Myanmar, persecuted ethnic Rohingya Muslims have been completely isolated from the upcoming elections. They were not allowed to run nor vote in the polls ...
 International Business Times UK2 weeks ago
Saudi Gazette

Stop the genocide of Rohingya Muslims!

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi There is not an iota of doubt that the Rohingya Muslims have been subjected to massive ethnic cleansing in Myanmar (formerly Burma), a predominantly Buddhist country in Southeast Asia. Buddhist extremists are perpetrating crimes ...
 Saudi Gazette2 weeks ago We Need to Prevent Genocide of Rohingya Muslims -- Before It's Too Late  MyInforms2 weeks ago Emanuel Stoakes: We Need to Prevent Genocide of Rohingya Muslims -- Before It's Too Late  MyInforms2 weeks ago Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar facing virtual genocide: Report  ABC Radio Australia3 weeks ago
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