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Exodus grows as Muslim Rohigya flee persecution in Myanmar homeland
Japan Times

Fleeing Myanmar, Rohingyas risk lives

Listen SITTWE, Myanmar The captain of the small fishing vessel has spent most of his life helping fellow Rohingya Muslims escape persecution and hatred in Myanmar, but now even he is worried about the panicked pace the exodus has taken in ... Gulf Time UAE, 1 month ago
As fears rise in Burma, exodus of Rohingya Muslims grows San Francisco Chronicle, 1 month ago
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Myanmar plans nationwide project to determine citizenship for minorities

SITTWE, Rakhine: Myanmar is planning to conduct a national assessment to determine whether members of minority groups are Myanmar citizens or illegal immigrants, from next year. It is using a pilot project from a town in the troubled region of ...
 Channel NewsAsia1 month ago Myanmar policy's message to Rohingya: get out of the country  Canberra Times1 month ago Myanmar's new policy pushes Rohingya out  Today Online1 month ago Myanmar policies message to Rohingya minority: Get out  Taipei Times Online1 month ago
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New Age Bangladesh

Rohingya issue: UN should come forward

Rohingya Muslims pass time near their shelter at a refugee camp outside Sittwe. — Reuters The UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said the world forum would stick to using the term Rohingya despite objections by the Myanmar government and ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago UN Calls for Credible Burma Election, Minority Protection  Irrawaddy1 month ago Myanmar Authorities Plotting with Transnational Gangs in Rohingya Human Trafficking  International Business Times UK1 month ago
Gulf Times

Lasting settlement for Rakhine crisis has no easy solution

IRIN/Sittwe As the number of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar hits record levels, the prospects for a lasting settlement of the crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine State look bleak. Chris Lewa, the director of The Arakan Project, a research ...
 Gulf Times1 month ago Aid agencies resume humanitarian activities in Rakhine  Channel NewsAsia1 month ago No easy solution for Myanmar's Rakhine crisis  IRIN1 month ago
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Obama heads to Burma, where ethnic problems percolate

SITTWE, Burma — Ousman Gani, 28, used to be a kindergarten teacher. But after Buddhist mobs destroyed his village during the ethnic and religious violence that tore through Sittwe in 2012, he has been confined to a displaced persons camp. "I ...
 USA Today1 month ago Obama heads to Myanmar as ethnic and religious tensions percolate  Christian Century1 month ago
Malay Mail

Thai fishermen convert boats to cash in on human-smuggling

Rohingya children play at Thae Chaung refugee camp outside Sittwe November 13, 2014. … RANONG Thailand (Reuters) - The smuggling of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar is so lucrative that Thai fishermen are converting their boats to ...
 Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago Alarm over missing Rohingyas bound for Malaysia  Malay Mail1 month ago Rohingya Relatives Says Thousands Missing in Boats en Route to Malaysia  MSNBC Newsweek1 month ago US President Barack Obama Urged to Visit Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to Halt 'Appalling' Persecution  International Business Times UK1 month ago
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Kuwait Times

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

Rohingya children travel in a rickshaw in north of Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar YANGON: A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence ...
 Kuwait Times2 months ago Number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000  Times of India2 months ago More Rohingya flee Myanmar  Bangkok Post2 months ago 'Massive' numbers of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar by boat: activists  Bangkok Post2 months ago

The politics of Rakhine

Pressure from other countries is the only way A cooling breeze makes for a pleasant afternoon in Sittwe. In a noodle shop on the city's main road customers chat quietly while a rickshaw driver waits for business outside. But the tranquil scene in ...
 Mizzima News1 week ago
DVB

DVB Bulletin: 11 December 2014

On tonight's bulletin: Thein Sein in South Korea for ASEAN talks Sittwe reporter beaten while on Kaladan investigation Bago farmers march for land return NZ citizen among in court over buddha barscandal You can watch DVB Bulletin every ...
 DVB2 weeks ago DVB Bulletin: 24 November 2014  DVB1 month ago

And then there was light … Sittwe connects to the grid

Residents in Arakan State capital Sittwe this week began enjoying the benefits of a 24-hour supply of electricity. The western Burmese city population estimated at around 200,000 became connected to the national power grid on 2 December, just ...
 DVB3 weeks ago
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