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MSF resumes aid work in Rakhine state
UCAN India

MSF resumes aid work in Rakhine state

An ailing Rohingya woman sits inside a shelter at an IDP camp outside of Sittwe in April of 2014 Mandalay: International aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has resumed operations in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state, nine months after being ... UCAN India, 6 days ago
MSF back to work in Rakhine Myanmar Times, 1 week ago

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Burma Releases Prominent Rohingya Political Prisoner

A soldier patrols a neighborhood that was burned during violence between Rohingya Muslims and Arakanese Buddhists in Sittwe in June 2012. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — Rights groups welcomed the release of a prominent Rohingya Muslim doctor ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Fleeing Myanmar, Rohingyas risk lives  Gulf Time UAE2 months ago Exodus grows as Muslim Rohigya flee persecution in Myanmar homeland  Japan Times2 months ago As fears rise in Burma, exodus of Rohingya Muslims grows  San Francisco Chronicle2 months ago

US: Anti-Muslim Attackers in Burma Unpunished

Women pass their time in a Rohingya internally displaced person (IDP) camp outside of Sittwe, Arakan State, in 2013. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's UN ambassador said Monday the humanitarian situation ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago ICRC Sets Record $30m Budget For Burma  Irrawaddy2 months ago Rohingya issue: UN should come forward  New Age Bangladesh2 months ago UN Calls for Credible Burma Election, Minority Protection  Irrawaddy2 months ago

Internment camps for the unwanted

Sittwe, Myanmar (CNN) -- Everyone you talk to from this country's Rohingya minority knows someone who attempted the dangerous and illegal journey by sea: a relative, neighbor or friend. In recent weeks, the United Nations says there has been a ...
 CNN2 months ago Praise, criticism after Muslim doctor is freed from prison  Myanmar Times3 days ago Rohingya woman suffocates in migrant truck in Thailand  Capital Bay2 weeks ago UN urges Myanmar to grant rights to Muslim Rohingya  Bangkok Post4 weeks ago

No separate camps for Bengalis and Rohingyas, says state chief

:47 Sittwe Bengalis who call themselves Rohingyas would not be kept in separate refugee camps, said Rakhine State chief minister Maung Maung Ohn. He said only those who had citizenship would have citizen's rights. The international community ...
 Eleven Myanmar4 days ago Rakhine chief pledges security in troubled state  Asiaone6 days ago Rakhine still in crisis state: UN envoy  Social Dashboard1 week ago UN Envoy Tells Myanmar's Rakhine State Not to Ignore Rohingya Plight  Radio Free Asia2 weeks ago
World Bulletin

NGO: UNHCR Myanmar rep has 'work cut out for her'

World Bulletin/News Desk The week after hundreds of Rakhine Buddhists gathered at Sittwe airport to protest a visit by the United Nations Human Rights Rapporteur on Myanmar, local NGOs say that Arakan Muslims (Rohingya) are facing heightened ...
 World Bulletin2 weeks ago Myanmar protesters gather ahead of UN rights visit  World Bulletin2 weeks ago UN slams sexist, insulting slurs against Yanghee Lee  DVB1 week ago Myanmar's policies criticised week ago

New UN rights envoy faces protests

ByMratt Kyaw Thu, Bill OToole and Wa Lone |Saturday, 10 January 2015 More than 200 Rakhine waited hours at Sittwe Airport last week to protest the arrival of the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights, who they have accused of ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago As Reforms Stall, US and Burma to Discuss Human Rights  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago RAKHINE PROTEST AGAINST VISIT OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS ENVOY  Misna2 weeks ago UN rights rep met with protests in Sittwe  Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

A presidential challenge to the politics of exclusion?

Myanmar President U Thein Sein (C) shakes hand with officials as he arrives at Sittwe Airport in Rakhine State on December 26, 2014. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA President U Thein Sein has recommended that the temporary citizens known as white card ...
 Mizzima News3 weeks ago Letter to President Thein Sein Re: Amending the 1982 Citizenship Law  Human Rights Watch2 weeks ago Khaki chess & Rakhine  Mizzima News1 month ago

Rohingya demonstrate in favour of voting rights

Yanghee Lee visited refugee camps in Myebon and Sittwe townships on her fact-finding visit. She also met with civil society groups in the capital, Sittwe. U Aung Win, a leader of the Rohingya in one of the camps, said: Although we are still ...
 Bdnews24.com2 weeks ago George Soros visits Bengali camps in Sittwe  Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago

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 ...
 DVB1 month ago DVB Bulletin: 24 November 2014  DVB2 months ago DVB Bulletin: 8 January 2015  DVB2 weeks ago Two dead, many missing in Hpakant mine landslide  DVB3 weeks ago
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