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Myanmar's Rohingya deprived of education
Al Jazeera

Myanmar's Rohingya deprived of education

Sittwe, Myanmar - Just over two years ago, minority Rohingya Muslims and majority Buddhists studied side by side in the capital of Rakhine state in western Myanmar. This symbiotic relationship changed drastically after anti-Muslim violence erupted ... Al Jazeera, 2 weeks ago
Minority Rohingya Muslims still deprived of education University World News, 4 days ago

Malnutrition, disease rising in Myanmar Muslim camps

SITTWE, Myanmar — A little girl balances a bag of donated rice on her head as she begs for her family of eight. Other children play in fetid, trash-clogged pools of water. And at a religious class at a makeshift mosque, more than a third of the ...
 Helsinki Times2 weeks ago Malnutrition, disease rising in Burmese Muslim camps  Capital Bay3 weeks ago The Plight of the Rohingya, Burma's Forgotten Muslims  Time1 month ago Muslim Rohingya finally catch a break  Mission Network News6 days ago

Myanmar camp baby a brief chapter in painful story

SITTWE, Myanmar -- Hours after Shamshu Nahad gave birth to her second child, a beautiful baby girl, her husband was digging its grave. The tiny corpse, wrapped in white cloth, was placed on a straw mat and lowered into the moist earth, neighbors ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago Baby born in Myanmar camp a brief chapter in painful story of health care denied to Rohingya  Big News Network1 month ago Burmese Camp Baby a Brief Chapter in Painful Story  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Muslim IDP killed by police in Sittwe

The President's Office has confirmed that police forces in Rakhine State's Sittwe township shot and killed a Muslim IDP on August 6 following a confrontation. Many details surrounding the shooting remain unclear. The government statement said a ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago Human Rights Under Microscope at Asean Meeting in Myanmar This Week  Jakarta Globe1 week ago Arakan Minister Struggles to Gain Trust of Rohingyas  Irrawaddy1 month ago Ramadan 2014: The Persecuted Muslims who Have Nothing to Celebrate  International Business Times UK1 month ago

Interview: Covering the Plight of Myanmar's 'Stateless' and 'Vulnerable' Rohingya

Women wait to be treated outside a clinic in the Dar Paing refugee camp on May 6, 2014 in Sittwe, Myanmar. (Andre Malerba/) For many readers, Reuters' special investigation into the heartbreaking struggle of Myanmar's Rohingya population was ...
 AsiaSource2 months ago

UN Burma Envoy Worried Over Displaced Muslims

An overview of Te Chaung, a Rohingya camp near Sittwe, Arakan State. (JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The new UN human rights envoy for Burma expressed serious concern about the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 mostly minority ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago UN Appalled at Suffering in Myanmar's Muslim Camps  NDTV2 months ago Screening of Bengali Citizenship Bids Begins in Arakan State  Irrawaddy1 week ago New UN Rights Rapporteur Meets With Rohingya, Arakan Leaders  Irrawaddy4 weeks ago

US Lawmakers Criticize Vietnam, Cambodia and Burma

Rohingya women hold their children at the Khaung Dokkha camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Arakan State, April 22, 2014. (Photo: Reuters) WASHINGTON — US lawmakers reviewed the troubling state of human rights in Southeast Asia on ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago The R-word, and its ramifications  DVB3 days ago U.N. envoy warns of deepening ethnic divisions in Myanmar  Sharenet3 weeks ago UN Envoy Warns of Deepening Ethnic Divisions in Myanmar  Jakarta Globe3 weeks ago
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Kaladan waterway phase to be completed by next March

:30 The construction site of Sittwe port under Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project (Photo-EMG) The Kaladan Project support committee has announced that they will finish the waterway phase of the multi-transit route between Sittwe ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 month ago Concerns raised about Sittwe development  Sea Ship News2 months ago Kaladan corridor project likely to be completed by 2016: Singh  The Freepress Journal5 days ago India stands by controversial Kaladan transport project  Myanmar Times1 month ago

Police kill man in Myanmar refugee camp

SITTWE: A man was shot dead after security forces in strife-torn western Myanmar opened fire as unrest broke out in a camp for displaced Muslims, authorities said on Friday. Police were called to a displacement camp near the Rakhine state capital ...
 The Gulf Today1 week ago One dead in violence at Arakan refugee camp  DVB1 week ago One Shot Dead by Police in West Myanmar Displacement Camp Unrest  Naharnet1 week ago AFP - Myanmar-unrest  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago

Sittwe court extends Rohingya activist's detention, again

The detention of a distinguished Rohingya lawyer and rights activist has been extended by a court in western Burma, prompting renewed calls from rights groups for his immediate amnesty. What were seeing are repeated court appearances without ...
 DVB2 weeks ago Group Calls for Release of Rohingya Activist, As Court Extends Detention  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Rakhine court keeps Muslim activist behind bars  Myanmar Times1 week ago Rights group calls on Myanmar to free Rohingya activist  ABC Radio Australia2 weeks ago
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