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Myanmar's Rakhine locals urge government to repatriate migrants
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Suu Kyi Skips Conflict-Torn State on Campaign Trail

SITTWE, Myanmar-As opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her way across Myanmar, campaigning for her party ahead of this fall's national election, she is noticeably skipping at least one state: Rakhine, home to the Rohingya Muslims at the center ... Austin American Statesman, 6 days ago

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Rohingya stripped of voting rights ahead of key Myanmar election

A young Rohingya man shows reporters his white card ID at Thae Chaung camp in Sittwe township in March Mandalay: Thousands of Rohingya Muslims who cast ballots in previous elections were left off the voting lists published in Rakhine state this ...
 UCAN India1 week ago

US highlights rights abuses in Myanmar

Provided by AFP Ethnic Rohingya Muslims collect water at a well at a camp set up outside the city of Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine state on May 20, 2015 The United States on Thursday voiced concern about "significant human rights problems" in ...
 XinMsn1 week ago Myanmar finds 200 Bangladeshis in boat offshore  Gulf Times1 month ago Traffickers paid off to save migrants month ago Foreign envoys reach Myanmar for talks as Malaysia, Indonesia agree to shelter boat migrants  Economic Times1 month ago
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Thai human trafficking boat owner detained in Myanmar

Myanmar government officials and UN officials stand on a boat used for human trafficking at a jetty outside Sittwe, Myanmar May 23, 2015. [Photo/Agencies] YANGON -- The Thai human trafficking boat owner who attempted to traffic over 200 Bengalis ...
 CHINAdaily Africa1 month ago Myanmar finds boat with 727 migrants off south coast  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago UN Council Has First-Ever Briefing on Rights in Burma  Irrawaddy1 month ago Myanmar refugee crisis: US warns that thousands could die at sea  Christian Today1 month ago

Teenage girl fled brokers who promised marriage in Malaysia

(05-21 17:58) Rorbiza, 17, escaped from a human trafficker and returned home to Dapaing, north of Sittwe, western Rakhine state in Myanmar. Brokers promise pretty young girls the prospect of arranged marriages in Malaysia, though activists say in ...
 Hong Kong Standard1 month ago Broker tricked me, says Rohingya teen now back home  Hong Kong Standard1 month ago

Asia's human smugglers go into hiding

SITTWE, Myanmar: The rickety Internet huts have fallen silent in the crowded camps of displaced Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, and no one comes anymore to bargain for the release of loved ones being held for ransom in Thailand and Malaysia. ... weeks ago Closed for business: Asia's human smugglers go to ground  AlertNet1 month ago Asia's horrific human trafficking network is going out of business  Business Insider Australia4 weeks ago Closed for business: Asia's human …  Yahoo! India1 month ago
Spiegel Online

Burma's Stateless Muslims The World's Most Persecuted Minority

06/03/2015 10:32 AM The World's Most Persecuted Minority By in Sittwe, Burma In Burma, thousands of members of the Rohingya Muslim minority are fleeing persecution from Buddhists. Abused by smugglers, they are being turned away from Malaysia, ...
 Spiegel Online1 month ago Damian Collins: The Most Persecuted Minority in the World  Huffington Post UK1 week ago Damian Collins : The Most Persecuted Minority in the World  Huffington Post UK1 week ago Rohingya Muslims  Pakistan Observer3 weeks ago
DAWN Group

Myanmar rescues migrants

SITTWE (Myanmar): More than 700 migrants found adrift on a fishing boat six days ago disembarked in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine as the United States warned it was monitoring their fate very closely. Before they were intercepted the migrants ... month ago 700 migrants return to Myanmar after ordeal at sea  DAWN Group1 month ago 700 Boat migrants deboard in Rakhine state of Myanmar  Gulf Time UAE1 month ago Myanmar disembarks boatload of 700 migrants in Rakhine state  Qatar Peninsula1 month ago
IndiaTV News

It's heartbreaking! Dillon puts spotlight on Rohingya

SITTWE, Myanmar: American actor Matt Dillon put a rare star-powered spotlight on Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims, visiting a hot, squalid camp for tens of thousands displaced by violence and a port that has been one of the main launching ...
 Arab News1 month ago 'It's heartbreaking' Dillon puts spotlight on Rohingya  MENAFN1 month ago Actor Matt Dillon puts rare celebrity spotlight on Rohingya Muslims  IndiaTV News1 month ago Matt Dillon Puts Rare Celebrity Spotlight on Rohingya  Time1 month ago

Rights groups slam restrictive new Myanmar birth law as anti-Muslim

(Rohingya women hold their children at the Khaung Dokkha camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, in Myanmar's Rakhine state, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Minzayar) A new law that forces some women in Myanmar to have children at least three ...
 Reuters1 month ago
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