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Sittwe port upgrade nearly ready
Sea Ship News

Sittwe port upgrade nearly ready

Bangkok: The rapid development of Myanmar's port infrastructure continues with news that Indian-backed Sittwe port is set to open this May. The river port is designed to boost bilateral trade between the two nations via waterways and road ... Sea Ship News, 4 weeks ago

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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 India1 month ago MSF back to work in Rakhine  Myanmar Times1 month ago MSF Restarts Operations in Strife-Torn West Myanmar  Naharnet1 month ago
International Business Times UK

Myanmar condemns UN envoy for using Rohingya word

Muslim Rohingya are currently imprisoned in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in Western Myanmar. They have been defined by the UN as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. The Myanmar government has condemned the UN ...
 International Business Times UK4 weeks ago No separate camps for Bengalis and Rohingyas, says state chief  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

In Rohingya camp, tensions mount over Myanmar plan to revoke ID cards

Rohingya women are pictured at the Thae Chaung camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state By Andrew R.C. Marshall THAE CHAUNG, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar's decision to revoke temporary identification cards for minorities is ...
 Sharenet2 weeks ago Sittwe gears up for white card protest  Myanmar Times3 weeks ago Burma Releases Prominent Rohingya Political Prisoner  Irrawaddy1 month ago US: Anti-Muslim Attackers in Burma Unpunished  Irrawaddy1 month 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 Bulletin1 month ago New UN rights envoy faces protests  Myanmar Times1 month ago RAKHINE PROTEST AGAINST VISIT OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS ENVOY  Misna1 month ago UN rights rep met with protests in Sittwe  Myanmar Times1 month ago

Bleak future for 'unwanted' people

Sittwe is a huddle of ancient, sagging wooden houses, stained colonial bungalows and tall, old trees full of big fruit bats and noisy crows. It has a crowded bazaar. It is also where the borderless sprawl of the Kaladan River meets the roiling ...
 Asiaone3 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 News1 month ago Letter to President Thein Sein Re: Amending the 1982 Citizenship Law  Human Rights Watch1 month ago

As Reforms Stall, US and Burma to Discuss Human Rights

Displaced Rohingya mother Sinnuyar Baekon, 25, sits with her twin babies inside her hut at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, the capital city of Arakan State June 8, 2014. (Photo: Reuters) WASHINGTON — The United States is hoping to ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago As reforms stall, US and Myanmar to discuss human rights  Capital Bay1 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.com1 month ago George Soros visits Bengali camps in Sittwe  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

The politics of Rakhine

Pressure from other countries is the only way A cooling breeze makes for a pleasant afternoon in Sittwe. In a noodle shop on the city's main road customers chat quietly while a rickshaw driver waits for business outside. But the tranquil scene in ...
 Mizzima News2 months ago
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