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UN Burma Envoy Worried Over Displaced Muslims

UN Burma Envoy Worried Over Displaced Muslims

An overview of Te Chaung, a Rohingya camp near Sittwe, Arakan State. (JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The new UN human rights envoy for Burma expressed serious concern about the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 mostly minority ... Irrawaddy, 4 days ago

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The Plight of the Rohingya, Burma's Forgotten Muslims

Sittwe, a drowsy town in western Burma, is a shattered place. I was first here five years ago, back when ethnic Rakhine Buddhists sold vegetables next to Muslim Rohingya fishermen. At the time, a Buddhist abbot and a Muslim cleric blessed me in ...
 Time3 weeks ago Slow change in Burma  Gnom.es3 weeks ago

Myanmar camp baby a brief chapter in painful story

SITTWE, Myanmar -- Hours after Shamshu Nahad gave birth to her second child, a beautiful baby girl, her husband was digging its grave. The tiny corpse, wrapped in white cloth, was placed on a straw mat and lowered into the moist earth, neighbors ...
 Miami Herald3 weeks ago Baby born in Myanmar camp a brief chapter in painful story of health care denied to Rohingya  Big News Network3 weeks ago Burmese Camp Baby a Brief Chapter in Painful Story  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Interview: Covering the Plight of Myanmar's 'Stateless' and 'Vulnerable' Rohingya

Women wait to be treated outside a clinic in the Dar Paing refugee camp on May 6, 2014 in Sittwe, Myanmar. (Andre Malerba/) For many readers, Reuters' special investigation into the heartbreaking struggle of Myanmar's Rohingya population was ...
 AsiaSource1 month ago
Bangkok Post

Abuse growing as thousands flee Myanmar violence, UN says

An internally displaced Muslim family sits in front of their bamboo accommodation at a camp on the outskirts of Sittwe in the western Myanmar state of Rakhine on March 30, 2014 Two waves of deadly communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims in ...
 Bangkok Post1 month ago

Malnutrition, disease rising in Myanmar Muslim camps

SITTWE, Myanmar — A little girl balances a bag of donated rice on her head as she begs for her family of eight. Other children play in fetid, trash-clogged pools of water. And at a religious class at a makeshift mosque, more than a third of the ...
 Helsinki Times1 day ago Malnutrition, disease rising in Burmese Muslim camps  Capital Bay2 days ago Malnutrition, disease rising in camps of Burma's Rohingya Muslims  Washington Post2 days ago Little hope for Burmese Muslims in refu­gee camps  Washington Post2 days ago

FACTBOX - Facts and figures about Myanmar's Rohingya

SITTWE, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over the past two years, the global spotlight has shone on the plight of stateless Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar. They are a minority group described by the United Nations as virtually friendless ...
 AlertNet6 days ago

NLD cancels rally in Sittwe due to security concerns

:15 A rally calling for the amending of Section 436 of the 2008 Constitution has been cancelled in Rakhine State's Sittwe Township due to security concerns following the riots in Mandalay earlier this month, according to an official at the ...
 Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago

Burma: End the prosecution of Rohingya human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung

, Kyaw Hla Aung , a prominent human rights lawyer, will appear before the Sittwe District Court to face various charges, including rioting and being armed with deadly weapons (Article 148 of the Criminal Code) and injuring a civil servant, ...
 Fidh3 weeks ago Who are Burma's political prisoners?  Fidh2 weeks ago

Persecution of Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state traps Buddhist minority in limbo

SITTWE, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) The 400-odd Maramargyi ethnic minorities who have been living in ramshackle huts in the Set Yone Su displacement camp since sectarian violence wracked communities here in western Myanmar two years ago ...
 AlertNet3 weeks ago Persecution of Muslims in Arakan State Traps Buddhist Minority in Limbo  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
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