Monthly Archives: June 2017

Suu Kyi orders visa ban on UN investigators

NEWS, POLITICS By Coconuts Yangon Jun. 30, 2017 Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi has ordered her ministry to reject visa requests from UN investigators appointed to report on the military’s alleged human rights atrocities in Shan, Kachin, and Rakhine

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The ‘patriots’ exploiting religion who want a return to junta rule

Sunday, June 11, 2017 Evidence is emerging that a shadowy group of “patriots” nostalgic for junta rule is exploiting religion in the hope of creating a national emergency that would justify a Tatmadaw takeover. By SITHU AUNG MYINT | FRONTIER   

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Where to now for the UN in Myanmar?

Thursday, June 29, 2017 The lack of a unified message from the UN has weakened its influence on the government in the Rakhine conflict. The battle within the United Nations country team over the direction of its work on human

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Mass Sexual Violence Leaves Rohingya Women Traumatized and Stateless

News Deeply .com   Women & Girls — Women and Girls The United Nations has documented shocking accounts of sexual violence, including gang rape, against Rohingya women and girls at the hands of Myanmar’s military. News Deeply spoke with a U.N.

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