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Burma Government Tests Mayu Radio Program for Maungdaw Region

Government Tests Mayu Radio Program for Maungdaw Region

RANGOON — The government tested a new community radio program on Wednesday in Buthidaung and Maungdaw townships in northern Arakan State, which will broadcast in the language spoken by the Muslim Rohingya, according to...
Members of the governing National League for Democracy party provided security during the funeral of U Ko Ni on Monday

Myanmar Arrests 4 in Fatal Shooting of Prominent Rights Lawyer

MANDALAY, Myanmar — The police in Myanmar announced on Wednesday that they had arrested four people in the killing of a prominent Muslim human rights lawyer who was an adviser to the country’s leader,...
Dhaka was preparing a list of the people who would be temporarily moved to Thengar Char

Bangladesh resurrects plan to move Rohingya refugees to flooded island

Bangladesh first proposed the idea of sending the Rohingya to Thengar Char, which floods at high tide, in 2015, prompting anger among rights groups Boys stand among debris after fire destroyed shelters at a camp...
Myanmar assures aid from food flotilla will be handed over to Rohingyas

Myanmar assures aid from food flotilla will be handed over to Rohingyas

The Myanmar government has assured that the aid brought through the ‘Food Flotilla for Myanmar’ mission will be handed over to the ethnic Rohingyas in that country. Mission chief, Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim...
Malaysia to give jobs to Rohingya Muslim refugees

Malaysia to give jobs to Rohingya Muslim refugees

A pilot scheme to give work to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia is to be launched next month, Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Thursday. Malaysia will initially allow 300 Rohingya whose refugee status is...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...