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Buddhist mistrust of foreign aid workers hampers relief for My...

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Relief agencies struggling to reach hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims displaced by strife in northwestern Myanmar are facing rising hostility from ethnic Rakhine Buddhists who accuse the United Nations and foreign aid ... Reuters, 3 weeks ago

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Exclusive - Displaced Rohingya in camps face aid crisis after Myanmar violence

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Around 120,000 displaced people - mostly Rohingya Muslims - in camps in Myanmar's Rakhine state are not receiving food supplies or healthcare after the U.N. and aid groups suspended operations following government accusations of ...
 Reuters1 month ago As killings unfold in Rakhine, Rohingyas in India struck with worry and fear  catchnews.com1 month ago Modi to meet Suu Kyi amid outrage over violence against Rohingyas  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Crossing points with Myanmar, B'desh opened

India has opened two immigration check posts along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, a reflection of its growing closeness with the two eastern neighbours br In a gazette notification, the Home Ministry said the Central Government has designated ...
 E Pao!2 weeks ago India opens two border crossing points with Myanmar, B'desh  Business Standard2 weeks ago India opens 2 border crossing points with Myanmar and Bangladesh  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Why India can't come to Rohingyas' rescue  Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Eating leaves to survive in Myanmar's 'ethnic cleansing' zone

Along the main road that stretches nearly 40 kilometres north from Maungdaw town in Myanmars violence-riven Rakhine State, all but one of the villages that were once home to tens of thousands of people have been turned into smouldering ash. Hundreds of cows ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

'No way back' in Myanmar's crucible of communal hate

Hindus once sold food to Rohingyas, spoke the same language and even cut the hair of their Muslim neighbours. But co-existence among the collage of ethnicities in Myanmars Rakhine state has been ruptured -- perhaps irreversibly -- by the bloodshed of the last ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Myanmar mob tries to block Rohingya aid boat

Naypyidaw, Sep 21 (IANS) A Buddhist mob in Myanmar threw petrol bombs in a bid to block a boat carrying aid for Rohingya Muslims in conflict-hit Rakhine state before police fired warning shots to disperse them, a media report said. The incident happened on ...
 Sify3 weeks ago Myanmar police fire warning shots to control Buddhist mob blocking aid for Rohingya  News on Air3 weeks ago Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya  Reuters3 weeks ago

Exclusive: 'We will kill you all': Rohingya villagers in Myanmar beg for safe passage

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-racked northwest Myanmar are pleading with authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food. “We’re terrified,” Maung Maung, a ...
 Reuters1 month ago
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'The most oppressed people in the world'

The world's 'most persecuted minority', the 'most oppressed people in the world' are just a couple of ways to describe the Rohingyas of Myanmar. An ethnic group, the majority of whom are Muslim, the Rohingyas have lived for centuries in the majority Buddhist Burma, or Myanmar as it is called now. Currently, about 1.1 million Rohingyas live in Myanmar. The Rohingyas are not considered one of the country's 135 official ethnic groups and have been denied citizenship in Myanmar since 1982, which ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Diplomatic Enclave: Iceberg of misinformation

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi has rebutted international criticism on the Rohingya crisis as fake information during a phone conversation with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan India and Myanmar have had a friendly working relationship ever since the mid-1990s ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

India to assist Rakhine state development program in Myanmar

Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday said that New Delhi will assist Rakhine State Development Program in Myanmar. "We have committed Indian assistance to Rakhine state development program because we really believe that the medium term way of ...
 Sify1 month ago
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