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Religious strife is fertile ground for Myanmar extremists
Nikkei Asian Review

Religious strife is fertile ground for Myanmar extremists

YANGON -- In Sittwe, the capital of the western Myanmar state of Rakhine, a taxi driver was fuming over a rumor of a plot to set off bombs at a local festival. The driver, Tin Tun Aung*, claimed, "I heard there was a plan [by Muslims] to bomb the ... Nikkei Asian Review, 1 week ago

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Myanmar Rohingya Forced to 'Change Into Bengali Identity' in Controversial Government Plan

A woman, whose new born baby just died, sits on a chair at a refugee camp on May 11, 2014 in Sittwe, Burma. 150,000 Rohingya IDP (internally displaced people) are currently imprisoned in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in Western ...
 International Business Times UK3 weeks ago Myanmar's Rohingya plan may end up in large refugee exodus  New Age Bangladesh2 days ago The Burmese government plan would segregate Rohingya — Aliran  Malay Mail6 days ago Human Rights Watch: Myanmar wants to segregate Rohingyas  Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago
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Reuters

Rohingyas could face detention in Myanmar

Rohingya Muslims pass time near their shelter at a refugee camp outside Sittwe June 4, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun (Reuters) - Myanmar's national government has drafted a plan that will give around a million members of the ...
 Reuters3 weeks ago Exclusive - Rohingya could face detention under Myanmar draft plan  Yahoo! Singapore4 weeks ago Rohingya could face detention under Myanmar draft plan  Antigua Observer4 weeks ago For Burma's Rohingya, a Permanent Segregation?  Irrawaddy1 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 Times4 hours ago Number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000  Times of India8 hours ago More Rohingya flee Myanmar  Bangkok Post18 hours ago
Irrawaddy

Myanmar to release 3 000 prisoners

A Muslim man sells hardware at his stall during a census in the village of Theechaung on the outskirts of Sittwe, in the western Myanmar state of Rakhine. File picture: Soe
 Big News Network2 weeks ago Myanmar gives citizenship to 209 displaced Muslims, including Rohingya  Reuters1 month ago Burma Gives Citizenship to 209 displaced Muslims, Including Rohingya  Irrawaddy1 month ago Don't resettle Bengalis near us, letter from Sittwe says  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago
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Intimidation, uncertainty mar aid work in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Rakhine's humanitarian operations have trickled back since March SITTWE, 19 September 2014 (IRIN) - Nearly six months after international aid workers fled Myanmar's Rakhine State when Buddhist mobs attacked their offices and accused them of aid ...
 IRIN1 month ago Intimidation uncertainty mar aid work in Myanmars Rakhine State  Big News Network1 month ago Aid work in Myanmar's Rakhine State  GlobalSecurity.org1 month ago Aid in Rakhine State falls short  Myanmar Times2 months ago
Asiaone

Thailand grapples with smuggling of Rohingya to its shores

From his patch of land, near the Myanmar port city of Sittwe, on which he grows vegetables to supply the Rohingya people living in nearby camps, the farmer can see and hear the waves of the Bay of Bengal. The lean, bearded man in his 40s, burnt dark ...
 Asiaone1 week ago

Burma: Kyaw Hla Aung released in amnesty

Burma's government released Rohingya human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung from Sittwe Prison in Arakan State as part of a presidential amnesty. Kyaw Hla Aung had been detained since 15 July 2013, when authorities in Sittwe Township arrested him in ...
 Fidh1 week ago Muslim activist released weeks after conviction  Myanmar Times1 week ago Activists on trial  Myanmar Times2 months ago Burma/Myanmar: release of Mr. Kyaw Hla Aung  Fidh1 week ago

Rakhine Chief Minister urges foreign aid agencies to exert effort on welfare of locals

Sittwe, 4 Sept Steps are being taken to stabilize and develop the region on all fronts, the Rakhine State Chief Minister told a meeting with UN organizations and INGOs here on 2 September. U Maung Maung Ohn said the government, as well as UN ...
 Myanmar President Office1 month ago Myanmar: Aid agency reveals framework of Rakhine return  World Bulletin1 month ago Myanmar warns aid agency 'to avoid politics' in Rakhine  World Bulletin1 month ago Naming row in Rakhine  Myanmar Times1 month ago

Rakhine residents ready to protest the return of MSF

:22 Residents of Sittwe protest in front of MSF-Holland's office on February 25, demanding that the medical NGO leave the state. (Photo-Than Hlaing/Sittwe) Residents of Rakhine State's capital, Sittwe, will protest against any attempt by ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 month ago
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