Monthly Archives: June 2017

Rohingya Issue: How we got here

By Nurul Islam RB Article , June 23, 2017 The Rohingya, a predominantly Muslim community, a people developed from the interactions of various ethnicities over the period of many centuries, have inhabited Arakan with a long history. In terms of

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Bangladesh cardinal defends rights of Rohingya refugees

Nirmala Carvalho ● June 20, 2017 CRUX CONTRIBUTOR                                                                  European Commission officials visit camps for internally displaced Rohingyas in Burma.                (Credit: Evangelos Petratos EU/ECHO, Pauktaw via Flickr.) Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are considered

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Rohingyas fall victim to UN’s corporate-dominated agenda

News ID: 4006883 – Tue 20 June 2017 – 12:14 Opinion > Interview TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Strategist and activist supporting Rohingya rights in Myanmar says a document recently revealed about UN mission in Myanmar shows how its humanitarian

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Dunsay detainee ‘tortured to death’

June 18, 2017 A detainee arrested during last year’s crackdown have died on Thursday following intense torture in custody, according to multiple sources. 35 year Habib Ullah (s/o Sharif Hossain) is one among more than a dozen other people from

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Myanmar: Diplomatic Graveyard

                                                                    Renata Lok-Dessallien (L), the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar, and British ambassador to Myanmar Andrew Patrick attend a news conference at Sittwe airport after a trip to the Maungdaw areas in northern Rakhine State on November 3,

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The Rohingya crisis: a humanitarian disaster in Myanmar

NEWS COMMENTARY By The Daily Vox Team Last updated Jun 13, 2017 Myanmar is home to an estimated 1.1 million Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim minority. Numerous sources both inside and outside the country have reported horrific human rights violations. Shabnam Mayet explores

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UN rights expert calls on Myanmar government to protect detained Rohingya children

Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:58PM                                                                       A Rohingya boy stands in a refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine State, Myanmar, on May 18, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) A UN human rights investigator says Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical

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