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Rohingya issue: UN should  come forward
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 Bangladesh, 19 hours ago

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Malay Mail, 18 hours ago
New Age Bangladesh, 19 hours ago, 4 days ago
Reuters UK, 2 days ago
Malay Mail, 2 days ago
Capital Bay, 2 days ago
Lubbock Online, 1 week ago
Merced Sun-Star, 1 week ago
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 UAE5 days ago Exodus grows as Muslim Rohigya flee persecution in Myanmar homeland  Japan Times6 days ago As fears rise in Burma, exodus of Rohingya Muslims grows  San Francisco Chronicle6 days ago Brutal Persecution Drives Rohingya From Burma  Epoch Times1 week 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 week ago No easy solution for Myanmar's Rakhine crisis  IRIN2 weeks ago

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 week ago Obama heads to Myanmar as ethnic and religious tensions percolate  Christian Century1 week ago
Channel NewsAsia

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 NewsAsia2 weeks ago
Channel NewsAsia

Aid agencies resume humanitarian activities in Rakhine

SITTWE, Rakhine: International aid agencies have resumed almost all their humanitarian activities in Myanmar's western Rakhine state. Tensions have since eased, following attacks on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) by Rakhine locals who accused ...
 Channel NewsAsia2 weeks ago How the USDP went from courting to spurning Rakhine State's Muslims  Myanmar Times3 weeks ago Myanmar: Aid agency reveals framework of Rakhine return  World Bulletin2 months ago Myanmar warns aid agency 'to avoid politics' in Rakhine  World Bulletin2 months ago
International Business Times UK

World leaders at ASEAN will warn about threat of Islamic State

By Nov. 12, 2014, 1:22 p.m. Displaced: A camp full of Rohingya Muslim refugees on the edge of Sittwe. Photo: New York Times Poor prospects: Fishing boats in Thae Chaung Cove, near several refugee camps on the coast of Rakhine State. Photo: New ...
 Fairfield Champion1 week ago US President Barack Obama Urged to Visit Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to Halt 'Appalling' Persecution  International Business Times UK2 weeks ago Myanmar gives citizenship to 209 displaced Muslims, including Rohingya  Reuters2 months ago Burma Gives Citizenship to 209 displaced Muslims, Including Rohingya  Irrawaddy2 months ago
Canberra Times

Myanmar policy's message to Rohingya: get out of the country

Sittwe: The Myanmar government has given the estimated one million Rohingya people in this coastal region of the country a dispiriting choice: Prove your family has lived here for more than 60 years and qualify for second-class citizenship, or be ...
 Canberra Times2 weeks ago Myanmar's new policy pushes Rohingya out  Today Online2 weeks ago Myanmar policies message to Rohingya minority: Get out  Taipei Times Online2 weeks ago As Myanmar Advances Resettlement Plan, Rohingya Flee  Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago
Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar may change some parts of Rakhine State Action Plan

SITTWE, MYANMAR: The Myanmar government will hold national level talks to reconsider building camps to house internally displaced Bengalis or Rohingyas in Rakhine in the country's west. The Rakhine State Action Plan includes measures to assess ...
 Channel NewsAsia3 weeks ago
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 Review1 month ago
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