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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Posted in International, Media, Myanmar, Rohingya

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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Posted in International, Media, Myanmar, Rohingya

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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Posted in International, Media, Myanmar, Rohingya

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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Posted in International, International, Media, Myanmar, Myanmar, Publication, Report, Rohingya, Rohingya


UNCL_20140127_FCO_Minister_visit_to_Burma_v2 A By Larry Luxner With world headlines focused on North Korea’s nuclear tests,Russia’s ties to the Trump administration and landmark elections in France, it’s easy to forget about three ethnic conflicts that show no sign of going away in

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Citizenship Verification is not Part of the Solution

Aman Ullah RB Opinion June 14, 2016 “Fears and suspicious generated by deception, injustice and lack of respect of human dignity cost long shadows across societies fractured by the violation of human rights.” Daw Aung San Suu Kyi In mid-May,

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Posted in Arakan, Burmese/Myanmar, History, International, Rohingya

‘I Am Deeply Troubled by Aung San Suu Kyi And Her Denial of the Rohingya Genocide’: Maung Zarni

ADIL ZAMAN  Thursday, June 22, 2017  Dr. Maung Zarni, an exiled dissident from Myanmar, is a scholar and activist based in the United Kingdom. He is co-author (with Alice Cowley) of The Slow Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya and a

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Posted in International, Media, Myanmar, Rohingya, Uncategorized