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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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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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‘I Saw [Soldiers] Kill And Rape Women’: 3 Rohingya Women Recount Horrors From Their Past

Posted by 101reporters in #GoalPeBol, Human Rights, Staff Picks June 9, 2017 By Safeena Wani:  “My son was 16,” says Mehjabeen. “One night, Burmese soldiers raided our house, beat us black and blue and took my son away.” She never

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THE ROHINGYAS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THEIR HISTORY AND CULTURE

INTRODUCTION Arakan is now a part of the Union of Burma (renamed Myanmar) but in the past she was independent. In ancient times, Arakan was divided into two kingdoms, south Arakan or Sandoway and north Arakan or Arakan proper. The

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Witness to horror
UN : FLASH REPORT
WE ARE AT BREAKING POINT
The Rohingyas

The cover of the Rohingya; A short account of their history and culture

A HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF ARAKAN