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Hard-line Buddhists upset by Rahkine minister choice
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Muslims living as invisible minority in visible ghettos : Apri...

NAYPYIDAW Dar Paing camp in Sittwe, located in the country's western Rakhine state, is home to thousands of Rohingya Muslims, a stateless people not recognised nor wanted by Myanmar's government, American journalist Katie Arnold reported for CNN ... Daily Times, 3 weeks ago
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Around 25,000 Rohingya left camps in past year

A Muslim Rohingya man stands on a boat at a fishing port at a refugee camp outside Sittwe October 29, 2015. Reuters/Soe Zeya Tun/Files BANGKOK Around 25,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority group have left camps for displaced people ...
 Reuters India1 month ago Around 25,000 Rohingya left Myanmar camps in past year: U.N.  Investing.com1 month ago

21 Rohingya drown at sea

Rushing to help: People carrying a victim after a boat capsized off the coast in Sittwe. — AFP YANGON: Witnesses to a boat capsize that left some 20 people dead, including children, say the victims were from the Rohingya Muslim minority and ... week ago Dozens of Rohingya dead after boat capsizes near Sittwe  DVB1 week ago 21 die in boat capsize off Myanmar  New Age Bangladesh1 week ago Rohingya boat victims forced to travel by sea  Saudi Gazette1 week ago

Inside Myanmar's Rohingya camps

SITTWE, Myanmar — Myanmar's election last November was hailed as the fairest the country had ever seen. The vote sent Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy to victory after decades of opposition to the country's former military leaders.
 USA Today1 month ago Inside Myanmar's Rohingya camps: What it looks like to be a refugee in your own country  GlobalPost1 month ago Rohingya left behind in Myanmar's power transition  Deutsche Welle4 weeks ago Rohingya left behind amid Myanmar reforms  OneClimate.net1 month ago

U.S. government agency calls on Myanmar to end abuses against Rohingya

Rohingya people pass their time in a damaged shelter in Rohingya IDP camp outside Sittwe, Rakhine state on August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun More By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government agency charged with monitoring ...
 Yahoo! News1 week ago Hope for Change in Burma Stems Rohingya Migrant Flow  Irrawaddy1 month ago Incoming government told to lift restrictions on the Rohingyas  Jakarta Post2 months ago New Travel Restrictions Limit Rohingya Access to Healthcare  Irrawaddy1 day ago

Rakhine State protesters pick sides in heated chief minister debacle

Hundreds of people gathered in Sittwe yesterday in protest over the Rakhine State chief minister position. Protesters in Sittwe hold placards reading Rakhine is not the colonial land and Rakhine people are not slaves during a demonstration ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago Rakhine chief minister says IDPs from all communities need aid  Myanmar Times19 hours ago Protesters in Western Myanmar Demand The Right to Choose Chief Minister  Radio Free Asia1 month ago

Hundreds Displaced as Conflict Rages in Myanmar's Rakhine State

SITTWE, Myanmar A delegation of members of Parliament in Myanmar visited the country's western Rakhine State on Wednesday amid tightened security after hundreds of residents were displaced by armed conflict that has raged since mid-April between ...
 Latin American Herald Tribune1 day ago Myanmar lifts state of emergency in troubled Rakhine State  Rappler1 month ago Education in Rakhine (Arakan) State  Online Burma Library2 months ago

With $40k Fine, ANP Tells Legislators to Speak Up or Pay Up

ANP lawmakers ahead of a regional parliament session in Arakan State's capital Sittwe on March 24. (Photo: Min Aung Khine / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The Arakan National Party (ANP) has told its legislators that if they accept a state-level ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago ANP Stages Walkout Over NLD Chief Minister for Arakan State  Irrawaddy1 month ago ANP, ALP urge end to hostilities in Arakan  DVB2 days ago ANP expels six top officials amid party rift  Myanmar Times1 month ago
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Boat Ferrying Myanmar Rohingya Capsizes, Kills at Least 21

A boat carrying more than 60 people capsized in rough waters off of Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine state on Tuesday, killing at least 21, including nine children, according to a U.N. official. Janet Jackson, U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Myanmar, ...
 VOA News1 week ago

Six Arakan Army rebels sentenced by the court

Six Arakanese youths, convicted of being insurgent members of Arakan Army, was convicted and sent to Sittwe prison on Monday by the Kyauk Taw township court of Arakan State. Lawyer Ko Tun Hla informed Narinjara News that all the Arakanese youths ...
 Mizzima News2 weeks ago Arakan Army denies drug trade ties  Myanmar Times1 month ago
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