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To the door of no return

To the door of no return

India is home to 4.5 lakh refugees from 12 different countries. Why then is the home ministry being particularly tough on Myanmar’s Rohingyas? Sonia Sarkar finds out NOBODY'S PEOPLE: (Above) Raheema Khatoon with her children;...
Rohingya Suffering In Myanmar

Rohingya Suffering In Myanmar: Habib Siddiqui

Last week the NPR published a report on gruesome crimes of the Myanmar security forces against the Rohingyas, which can be viewed by clicking here. --------- Rohingya Families Flee Persecution And Suffering In Myanmar For Bangladesh With...
Reporter Kannikar Petchkaew traces the Rohingya story– from citizenship to stateless refugees - over a lifetime

From citizens and soldiers to stateless refugees: Rohingya memories

In Myanmar, it’s more than a year since Nobel Peace Prize recipient; Aung San Suu Kyi became Myanmar’s de facto leader. She rose to power on a wave of popularity, and the promise to resolve...
Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar face further threats in India

Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar face further threats in India

In India, government plans to deport Rohingya refugees are raising concerns. Thousands of the Muslim minority group have fled persecution in Mynmar, and now live in exile in neighbouring countries, including India. But as Bismillah Geelani...
Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Describe Military Tactic Of Systematic Rape

Can You Still Have Hope When Life Seems Hopeless?

Can all hope be lost? I used to think not. I used to think that no matter how tough life gets for people, they always have hope to cling to – to get them through it. Then...
Economic reforms lost momentum in the latter part of the USDP administration, as investors adopted

Suu Kyi’s silence on ethnic cleansing

“I’m just a politician,” Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi told the BBC last week. “I’m no Mother Teresa.” Fair enough: She has a country to run and an army to hold at bay....
Canada Should Stand Up For The Persecuted Rohingya Of Myanmar

Canada Should Stand Up For The Persecuted Rohingya Of Myanmar

If one asked about the violent hot spots in the world, even a reasonably well informed Canadian would usually think of the Middle East and Africa. Very few would mention Burma, now officially known...

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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’...